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...of customers' payment data in the company's U.S. stores.Oracle CEO to step down after 37 yearsSAN FRANCISCO - Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful...

US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

...previous quarter.The Business Roundtable said Tuesday that its CEO outlook index fell to 86.4 in the third quarter, down from...sales, the same as in the second quarter.Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T Inc. and chairman of the Roundtable, blamed the decline...

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...this year's onslaught of deliveries.CEO optimism about hiring, spending fallsWASHINGTON...Business Roundtable said Tuesday that its CEO outlook index fell to 86.4 in the third...the second quarter.Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T Inc. and chairman of the Roundtable...

FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

...from the same period in 2013. The results beat expectations, and the stock rose more than 3 percent in afternoon trading.CEO and Chairman Fred Smith said the company was helped by strength in the ground-shipping segment, solid volume and revenue increases...

The mistakes executives make: Failing to plan is planning to fail

...plan and who the strategic planners are. If the CEO is not committed to an institutionalized planning...Not choosing the best team to draft the plan.No CEO writes the plan alone, and no CEO should delegate this task to those people who are...

Microsoft to buy Minecraft maker for $2.5 billion

...vibrant community we care deeply about, and rich with new opportunities for that community and for Microsoft," said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.The deal is expected to close in late 2014. Microsoft expects the acquisition to be break-even in fiscal 2015...

SC governor candidate's call for DSS session called unrealistic

...governor's office more authority by expanding the Cabinet.A simpler solution for changing the agency's leadership, he said, would be for voters to "fire the CEO in charge."Haley's office did not comment on Ervin's proposal.

Tiger Woods has strength back, but not swing

...tournament will played Dec. 4-7.Woods played an exhibition in India in February when he met Pawan Munjal, the vice chairman and CEO of Hero."That's my last good round I played all year," Woods said. "I shot 63 that day."Even though he smiled, there...

Kelvin Collins: College students at high risk for identity theft

...Also, you might want to fill out a report to the FTC at www.ftc.gov/idtheft. REACH KELVIN COLLINS, THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU OF CENTRAL GEORGIA AND THE CSRA INC., AT (800) 763-4222 OR BBB.ORG.

Civil rights leaders 'offended' after meeting with the Atlanta Hawks is canceled

...The Atlanta Hawks canceled a scheduled meeting between their CEO and city civil rights leaders Wednesday, prompting one of the...greatly offended.The Rev. Markel Hutchins said the meeting with CEO Steve Koonin was called off "at the last minute." He later...