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By Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp's longstanding Chief Executive Larry Ellison stepped down on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd, as the business software company looks to modernize and fend off fast-moving cloud-based rivals. Ellison, who co-founded the database company that became Oracle in 1977, will become executive chairman and chief technology officer. Under the new arrangement, all manufacturing, finance and legal functions of Oracle will report to Catz, while sales and service units will report to Hurd. ...
The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered the state to remove U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Chad Taylor's name from the ballot, in a ruling that could influence the national fight for control of the Senate.
Edinburgh (AFP) - 21:51 GMT - YouGov poll - The first results predictions are in from pollster YouGov. Ahead of today's vote, the latest polls put the two camps roughly neck and neck. Now YouGov predicts 46 percent Yes, 54 percent No.