Oracle CEO Larry Ellison to step down

Larry Ellison, among the last of the old lions who transformed a fruit-and-nut-growing backwater into Silicon Valley, is stepping down as chief executive of the company he founded, Oracle Corp.

Ellison, 70, won't be retiring to Lanai, the ...

Apple increasingly reliant upon success of iPhone

Across the Bay Area and beyond, the Apple faithful rose before dawn Friday, lined up on the cold, hard concrete and then forked over hundreds of dollars -- all so they could be first to own the iPhone 6.

What they might not have realized is that ...

Globally, summer of 2014 was hottest on record

If the summer of 2014 felt unusually warm to you, you were right--at least on a global level.

From June through August of 2014, the average temperature of our planet was 62.78 degrees Fahrenheit -- 1.28 degrees higher than the 20th century ...