Scott McNealy

Type: Person
Name: Scott McNealy (Scott G. McNealy)
Title: Cofounder, chairman, and chief executive officer
Organization: Sun Microsystems
Date of Birth: 13/11/1954
Place of Birth: Columbus, Indiana
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Scott McNealy
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Will Silicon Valley Save the Newspaper of Silicon Valley?

When I wrote five years ago that the San Jose Mercury News was in trouble, I had no idea what trouble was. The peril for the paper of Silicon Valley has certainly intensified since then.The talented staff continues to dwindle. (It's roughly one-quarter ... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Apple bites Asian pair

One of the many ways in which Tim Cook is not Steve Jobs is that he doesn't do 'feuding' - at least not in the public, theatrical sense. Arise then Sir Jony Ive.Aside from the carefully choreographed launches, Jobs was infamous for firing off caustic ... [Published Institution of Electrical Engineers - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Open-source adoption expected to increase in governments

Governments around the globe have in recent years flocked to open systems in an effort to break from the dependence on proprietary systems as well as to promote open cloud platforms.The advent of cloud computing, big data and now the Internet of things ... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

HP Splitting Itself In Two: Which Garbage Truck Do You Want To Own?

The title is borrowing a quote from Scott McNealy, Sun’s ex-CEO. When HP and Compaq were merging he described it as ‘two garbage trucks colliding’. This sounds like the reverse which is ‘which garbage truck do you want to be hitched to’?The Wall Street ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Internet of Things Clouding Up Existing Infrastructure

More than a decade ago, I attended a Sun Microsystems conference and remember former Chairman/CEO Scott McNealy talking about a future where a light bulb would know when it was about to die and automatically place an order for a replacement. McNealy’s ... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ellison’s status is secure as coolest cat in Silicon Valley

As news percolated across the internet last week that Oracle founder Larry Ellison was to step down as chief executive, to be replaced by dual chief executives (until now Oracle’s dual presidents) Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, the wags went to work on Twitter. ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

The last samurai

Among Silicon Valley's first generation of billionaire-entrepreneurs, many of whom became household names, there is no shortage of characters. Steve Jobs dropped an early iPhone prototype into an aquarium, to check the size of the air bubbles it emitted; ... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

Larry Ellison's Master Class in Being Rich and Having Fun

It’s business as usual. That’s what Oracle is saying about Larry Ellison’s abdication as Chief Executive Officer at Oracle. The company’s presidents Mark Hurd and Safra Catz had been handling the day-to-day operations of Oracle for years with Ellison ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 4 reports

Larry Ellison Closes a Historic Chapter

Database SoftwarePosted by Martin Veitchon September 19 2014The news that Larry Ellison was retiring from his role as CEO of Oracle came as a surprise although hindsight has provided clues aplenty for observers commenting on the affair. When the boss ... [Published IDG Connect - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

It’s Not About Creating Another Silicon Valley But Preventing Another Motor City

Editor’s note: Mike Ducker is the director of the Ecosystem Forum, which brings together people to share lessons on developing entrepreneurs in developing countries.Quick. What do the iconic founders Thomas Edison (hundreds of companies), William Hewlett ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

San Francisco-based Startup WHILL Closes Series A Funding Round; Reaches $11 Million from 500 Startups, Sun Systems Co-Founder Scott McNealy and Top Japanese Investors

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHILL, Inc. a San Francisco based start-up that makes the world's first personal mobility devices with All Direction 4WD, announced today that it has closed $11 million in Series A funding. The investment ... [Published Auto & Transportation - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Wayin nabs $13.1 mln Series C

Wayin said Wednesday that it has raised $13.1 million in Series C financing. U.S. Venture Partners led the round. Based in Denver, Wayin is a social intelligence and display firm. PRESS RELEASE DENVER, CO. – EMARGOED for 6:00 am ET July 9, 2014 ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]

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Rise of Linux – a hacker’s history [Published Linux User - 5 hours ago]
Will Silicon Valley Save the Newspaper of Silic... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 20 2014]
How to level the score against cyber criminals [Published Computer Reseller News Australia - Oct 17 2014]
Apple bites Asian pair [Published Institution of Electrical Engineers - Oct 14 2014]
Intertwingled: Information Changes Everything [Published UXmatters - Oct 09 2014]
Open-source adoption expected to increase in go... [Published Enterprise Innovation - Oct 07 2014]
HP Splitting Itself In Two: Which Garbage Truck... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 06 2014]
Internet of Things Clouding Up Existing Infrast... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 30 2014]
Another Story Of A 'Fake' Brilliant Inventor? I... [Published Techdirt - Sep 25 2014]
Ellison’s status is secure as coolest cat in Si... [Published Irish Times - Sep 25 2014]
The colourful life of Larry Ellison, and his re... [Published Digital News Asia - Sep 24 2014]
Oracle's Ellison: fierce competitor who doesn't... [Published Inside Bay Area - Sep 21 2014]
The last samurai [Published Business Standard India - Sep 20 2014]
Larry Ellison's Master Class in Being Rich and ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
Oracle's Larry Ellison was the 'bad boy' of tech [Published Morningstar.com - Sep 19 2014]
Larry Ellison Closes a Historic Chapter [Published IDG Connect - Sep 19 2014]
Larry Ellison Steps Down: Bloomberg West (09/18) [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 19 2014]
Larry Ellison Steps Down: Bloomberg West (09/18... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Sep 19 2014]
Oracle CEO Ellison to step down [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 19 2014]
Ellison Move Won't Change Much at Oracle, McNea... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
Larry Ellison Steps Down as Oracle’s CEO [Published Wired News - Sep 18 2014]
It’s Not About Creating Another Silicon Valley ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
My Trip to Stanford Design Thinking Bootcamp [Published Citrix Systems - Sep 17 2014]
WHILL closes $11 mln Series A [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 03 2014]
San Francisco-based Startup WHILL Closes Series... [Published Auto & Transportation - Sep 02 2014]
The Daily Startup: Google’s Drone Effort Liftin... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Whill Raises $11 Million Series A for High-Perf... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Why I Switched To Adblock Plus (And You Should,... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Aug 01 2014]
Wayin nabs $13.1 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 09 2014]
Wayin scores $13.1M in new funding to grow its ... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 09 2014]
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Another Story Of A 'Fake' Brilliant Inventor? I... [Published Techdirt - Sep 25 2014]
There's apparently a new TV show on CBS called Scorpion that has received mixed-to-decent reviews. It supposedly is about some computer security geniuses/outcasts who help "solve complex, global problems." However, Annalee Newitz's description of ...
Larry Ellison Steps Down: Bloomberg West (09/18... [Published Bloomberg via Google News - Sep 19 2014]
Larry Ellison Steps Down: Bloomberg West (09/18) Bloomberg Sept. 18 ( Bloomberg ) -- Full episode of " Bloomberg West." Guests: Wayin Chairman Scott McNealy, UBS's Brent Thill, GGV Capital's Hans Tung, Stanford's Charles Lee, Redpoint Ventures' ...
WHILL closes $11 mln Series A [Published PE Hub Blog - Sep 03 2014]
Hardware company WHILL has closed $11 million in Series A funding. The investment was led by investment firm Innovation Network Corporation of Japan . US investors 500 Startups and Sun Microsystems Co-founder and former CEO, Scott McNealy, Jochu ...
The Daily Startup: Google’s Drone Effort Liftin... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Google’s Project Wing droneAssociated Press The commitment to drone technology by major U.S. corporations is great news for startups and investors who will need their help to sway regulators over the next few years. First, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos ...
Whill Raises $11 Million Series A for High-Perf... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Sep 02 2014]
Whill has developed an omnidirectional four-wheel-drive mobility device.Whill Don’t call it a wheelchair. It is an “omnidirectional four-wheel-drive mobility device” designed and built by veterans of the automotive industry. The company behind it, ...
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