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  • Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems

    Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems
    Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp. The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
  • Is Baltimore selling its past?

    Is Baltimore selling its past?
    It is the clearest sign of the direction historic preservation may be going: Even a building called Government House, a 19th-century mansion in Baltimore's Midtown neighborhood, is now in private hands. While some history buffs were horrified to learn...
  • Website defends itself, Georgia case revived after Google exec's death

    A dating website that connected a woman and the Silicon Valley executive she is accused of killing with an overdose of heroin on his yacht said Thursday that there was no indication that she was acting inappropriately or a danger to any other member....
  • Alleged escort 'showed no regard' in ex-Google exec's death, police say

    Alleged escort 'showed no regard' in ex-Google exec's death, police say
    The death of a former tech executive aboard a yacht in Santa Cruz last November resulted in manslaughter charges Wednesday against a suspected call girl who allegedly administered a lethal dose of heroin. Alix Catherine Tichleman, 26, of Folsom was...
  • Woman charged in death of Silicon Valley tech executive

    On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, police say a high-priced call girl arrived at the yacht of a Silicon Valley tech executive she had met on the Internet. Santa Cruz police said a camera on the yacht recorded video of Alix Catherine Tichelman...
  • Alleged escort charged in Google exec's fatal heroin overdose

    Alleged escort charged in Google exec's fatal heroin overdose
    The woman accused of being a high-priced escort who administered a lethal dose of heroin to a former tech executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz will not be charged with murder in the case, but still faces manslaughter, prostitution and drug counts,...
  • Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized

    Former Google exec killed by heroin overdose on yacht is memorialized
    A Santa Cruz man who was found dead on his yacht from a heroin overdose allegedly injected by a high-priced escort was a Silicon Valley tech executive with a wife, five children and a reputation as a dedicated family man. Through messages posted on a...
  • Google executive's November death on yacht turns torrid with prostitute's arrest

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. It was a camera-caught crime of callousness an unconscious Silicon Valley tech executive left to die on his luxury yacht with a fatal fix of heroin coursing through his veins. Police said the prostitute who injected the drug cleared out...
  • Martin's Beach: Trial begins in billionaire's cutoff of public access

    Martin's Beach: Trial begins in billionaire's cutoff of public access
    A civil trial over a beloved San Mateo County beach now closed to the public got underway here Thursday, with plaintiffs painting billionaire venture capitalist and landowner Vinod Khosla as a scofflaw who intentionally violated the California Coastal Act...
  • Civil trial over public access to beloved Martin's Beach gets underway

    Civil trial over public access to beloved Martin's Beach gets underway
    A civil trial over a beloved beach that the public can no longer access got underway Thursday, with plaintiffs painting billionaire landowner Vinod Khosla as a scofflaw who violated the California Coastal Act when he barred the private road to Martin's...
  • Billionaire who barred access to Martin's Beach takes stand

    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla took the stand Monday in a closely watched civil lawsuit that alleges the co-founder of Sun Microsystems improperly barred public access to a beloved San Mateo County beach in violation of the California...
  • Microsoft Close to Naming Its New CEO; Bill Gates May Be Forced Out

    Microsoft is said to be close to announcing its new CEO within the next week, with Satya Nadella said to be the latest frontrunner, according to published reports. Microsoft has not commented on the news. Nadella currently serves as head of Microsoft'...