Oracle's on the up and up.
Oracle profits from new software sales -- Strong software sales to new customers helped to boost US technology giant Oracle's profits in the three months to the end of November. Net profit came in at $1.87bn (£1.2bn), a 28% rise on the $1.46bn it made in the same period a year earlier.
Records Show Concerns About Another BP Rig -- Months before the BP disaster, some Congressional officials were pressing federal regulators behind the scenes about numerous safety concerns related to offshore drilling, potential oil spills and BP itself, but they complained that they were rebuffed, previously undisclosed documents show.
You know me and my top ten lists.
The Top 10 Everything of 2010 -- In 50 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad, of the past 12 months.
Some (hilarious) literary cheer.
Letters to Santa Written By Shakespeare Characters
And finally, what to buy your billionaire friends. PHEW.
BEST Billionaire Gifts: Trip To The Galapagos; Navy Seal Training; A Spacewalk -- When it comes to millionaires and billionaires, if they want something, they'll buy it. So, they're difficult to shop for during the Holidays. What do you buy someone that seems to have everything?