MAVEN settles in around the Red Planet

After a 10-month journey through space, NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN spacecraft has reached the Red Planet and slipped into a 35-hour elliptical orbit without a hitch.

"I was on pins and needles and daggers and swords," said ...

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 ...