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Tesla picks telco executive Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as chairman

Elon Musk’s replacement as the chair of Tesla has been named: it is Robyn Denholm, an Australian executive who has been a director with the electric vehicle firm since 2014. Denholm is currently

Elastica’s chief executive Rehan Jalil on being an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley

Serial entrepreneur discusses his journey starting up and exiting two tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Oracle CEO claims it discounted Java by 97.5% to beat out Android on Amazon’s Paperwhite

Oracle and Google continue to fight it out in a retrial over $9 billion that Oracle claims Google owes it for using its Java code in its popular Android mobile platform. And in the process, we&#8217

You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn

Imagine if the founder of a very successful consumer technology company knocked on your door and offered to get you in on the ground floor of their new enterprise. Almost any VC would jump at the chan

Scott McNealy: The World Lacks A Major Corporate Sponsor For Open Source

I sat down with<a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_McNealy"> Scott McNealy</a> today after he spoke on a panel here at <a target="_blank" href="http://tucon.tibco.com/">TUCON</

LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org: One Year After the Schism

When I first started using Linux, way back in the last century, one of the biggest challenges was the lack of a decent productivity suite of the sort to which every Windows user is accustomed. The onl

Yawn: How Did Big Tech Companies Turn into Big Boring Banks?

<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-313580" title="Bad-Credit-broken-piggy-bank3_020409a" src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/bad-credit-broken-piggy-bank3_020409a.jpeg?

Man Resigns On Twitter In Haiku. Happens To Be Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/Screen-shot-2010-02-03-at-10.30.44-PM-630x461-215x157.png" width="215" height="157" />When you're on your way out of a job, there's a lot of f

Oracle receives green light from the EU to acquire Sun Microsystems

<img src="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/oracle-sun-215x159.jpg" width="215" height="159" />It's official: the European Commission has granted regulatory approval for <a hre

Top Tech Acquisitions Of 2009

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/toptechacquisitions-215x52.png" width="215" height="52" /> We track a lot of <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/acquisitions?page=1">acquisi

Sun Microsystems Kills Social Programming Project Zembly

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/zembly.png" width="185" height="55" />Sun Microsystems sure had some very nice things to say about the <a href="http://zembly.com">zemb

Former MySQL CEO Marten Mickos Joins Benchmark As Entrepreneur In Residence

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/mickos-142x200.jpg" width="142" height="200" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/marten-mickos">Mårten Gustaf Mickos</a>, former CEO

Interview: Vinod Khosla Is On The Hunt For Great Technologies

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/7296_largearticlephoto-145x200.jpg" width="145" height="200" /> In venture capital, <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/vinod-khosla">V

Oracle To Sun Customers (And IBM): "We're In It To Win It"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/oracle-137x200.jpg" width="137" height="200" />Gotta love this advertisement from <a href="http://oracle.com">Oracle</a>, directed at current

Sun Launches Java App Store

Sun Microsystems has debuted its own version of Apple’s App store: The Java Store. The early version of the site features a storefront of Java applications, including social software application

Oracle Wants To Be The Apple Of The Enterprise, But It Just Became IBM

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/oracle-sun-215x144.jpg" width="215" height="144" /> Larry Ellison has always wanted to be the Steve Jobs of the enterprise. With this mornin

Oracle To Buy Sun For Approximately $7.4 Billion – Hold On To Your Hats

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/cp_1240231780_17825v1-max-250x250.png" width="158" height="54" /><a href="http://www.oracle.com/index.html"></a> <p style="text-align:left;"><

McKinsey's Cloud Computing Report Is Partly Cloudy

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/rainbow-215x143.jpg" width="215" height="143" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/mckinsey-company">McKinsey & Company</a> rele

Sun Ready To Renew Acquisition Talks With IBM, If They Promise To Walk The Walk

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/sun-ibm.png" width="200" height="180" />Looks like Sun Microsystems is open to renewing acquisition talks with International Business M

Big Blue Wants To Swallow Sun For $6.5 Billion

The consolidation in enterprise technology is upon us. Once mighty Sun Microsystems is now reportedly; in talks to be acquired by IBM for a mere $6.5 billion.  That is two quarters of revenues for Su
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