Beck vs Larry Ellison

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Musician
CTO and Founder, Oracle
Net worth 2018
$62.49 Billion
Musicians
Industry
Technology
Los Angeles, California, United States
Residence
Manhattan, New York
United States
Country
United States
08/07/1970
BirthDay
17/08/1944
1.71 m
Height
1.91 m
Children
2
Education
Drop Out, University of Chicago; Drop Out, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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2013

In 2013, he is expected to release two new studio albums

2008

In 2008, he came out with his alternative rock album titled, ‘Modern Guilt’, which included contributed work from artists like singer, Cat Power

2006

His 2006 album, ‘The Information’ was named, ‘24th Best Album of 2006’ on the Rolling Stone magazine

2005

His 2005 album, ‘Guero’ is regarded as one of his highest charting albums, which sold 868,000 copies in the US alone

2004

In 2004, he married actress Marissa Ribisi, with whom he has two children

2002

In September 2002, he released his album titled, ‘Sea Change’, which had simple lyrical content as opposed to his earlier albums

2000

The couple ended their relationship in the year 2000

1999

Released in the year 1999, his album, ‘Midnite Vultures’ was one among his albums that explored a variety of musical styles

1998

In November 1998, he released his Grammy Award winning album, ‘Mutations’

1996

In 1996, he came out with the album, ‘Odelay’, which was released under the DGC Records label

1994

In June 1994, he released the album, ‘One Foot in the Grave’, which brought him critical acclaim

1993

In 1993, he came out with his debut album titled, ‘Golden Feelings’, which was released by the Sonic Enemy label

1991

In 1991, he got into a romantic relationship with Leigh Limon, who is a designer

2018

As of January 2018, he was listed by Forbes magazine as the fifth-wealthiest person in the United States and as the eighth-wealthiest in the world, with a fortune of $61

2016

As of February 2016, Ellison had given $4 million overall to the PAC

2014

He has donated to both Democratic and Republican politicians, and in late 2014 hosted Republican Senator Rand Paul at a fundraiser at his home

2013

On September 25, 2013, Ellison's Oracle Team USA defeated Emirates Team New Zealand to win the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco Bay, California

2012

On June 21, 2012, the governor of Hawaii, Neil Abercrombie, declared that Ellison had signed an agreement to buy most of the island of Lanai from the Castle & Cooke company, owned by David H

2011

In 2011 he purchased the 249-acre Porcupine Creek Estate and private golf course in Rancho Mirage, California, for $42

2010

In August 2010, it was reported that Ellison is one of the 40 billionaires who have signed "The Giving Pledge"

2009

In 2009, Larry purchased the Indian Wells Tennis Garden tennis facility in California's Coachella Valley and the Indian Wells Masters tournament, both of which he still owns

2008

The Sun acquisition also gave Oracle control of the popular MySQL open source database, which Sun had acquired in 2008

2007

" In 2007, Ellison pledged $500,000 to fortify a community centre in Sderot, Israel, after discovering that the building was not fortified against rocket attacks

2006

In June 2006, he announced he would not honor his earlier pledge of $115 million to Harvard University, claiming it was due to the departure of former President Lawrence Summers

2005

In 2005, Ellison agreed to settle a four-year-old insider-trading lawsuit by offering to pay $100 million to charity in Oracle's name

2004

Forbes's 2004 list of charitable donations made by the wealthiest 400 Americans stated that Ellison had donated $151,092,103, about 1% of his estimated personal wealth

2003

Following success racing Maxi yachts, Ellison founded BMW Oracle Racing to compete for the 2003 Louis Vuitton Cup

2002

In 2002, Ellison's Oracle's team introduced kite yachting into the American Cup environment

2001

" US District Judge Jeremy Fogel ruled in Ellison's favor in June 2001, calling for a waiver for Ellison's jet, but did not invalidate the curfew

2000

In January 2000, Ellison sued over the interpretation of the airport rule, contending that his Gulfstream V aircraft "is certified by the manufacturer to fly at two weights: 75,000 pounds, and at 90,000 pounds, for heavier loads or long flights requiring more fuel

1997

Also in 1997, Ellison was made a director of Apple Computer after StEve Jobs returned to the company

1996

Sybase's 1996 merger with Powersoft resulted in a loss of focus on its core database technology

1995

The Cup returned to American shores for the first time since 1995

1994

In 1994, Informix overtook Sybase and became Oracle's most important rival

1993

In 1993, Sybase sold the rights to its database software running under the Windows operating system to Microsoft Corporation, which now markets it under the name "SQL Server"

1992

In 1992, Ellison shattered his elbow in a high-speed bicycle crash

1990

With the defeat of Informix and of Sybase, Oracle enjoyed years of industry dominance until the rise of Microsoft SQL Server in the late 1990s and IBM's acquisition of Informix Software in 2001 to complement their DB2 database

1982

, and in 1982, officially became Oracle Systems Corporation after its flagship product, the Oracle Database

1979

The initial release of Oracle in 1979 was called Oracle 2; there was no Oracle 1

1977

In 1977, he founded Software Development Laboratories (SDL) with two partners and an investment of $2,000; $1,200 of the money was his

1970

During the 1970s, after a brief stint at Amdahl Corporation, Ellison began working for Ampex Corporation

1944

Lawrence Joseph Ellison (born August 17, 1944) is an American businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is co-founder, executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation