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Juul cofounders Adam Bowen and James Monsees had short-lived tenures as billionaires.

15 people who became billionaires in 2019 — and 14 who lost their status in the three-comma club

Adam Bowen and James Monsees, the cofounders of Juul, had particularly short-lived tenures as billionaires.

Microsoft’s $10 billion Pentagon contract win changes everything in the cloud wars with Amazon. Here’s what you need to know.

Microsoft's win over Amazon Web Services is like if the Washington Nationals won the World Series. Hey, wait.

Jeff Bezos got a jump scare, but he’ll be back

In this edition of BI's "Trending" newsletter we look at the JEDI decision, the quarrel over quantum computing, and the anti-Silicon Valley startup.

Trump allegedly ordered former Defense Secretary James Mattis to ‘screw Amazon’ one year before awarding a hotly contested $10 billion def...

According to a book by former Defense staffer Guy Snodgrass, Mattis rejected the request in favor of awarding JEDI "legally and ethically."
Don Valentine of Sequoia Capital attends Day 3 of TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 at San Francisco Design Center on September 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

Sequoia Capital founder Don Valentine has died at age 87

Don Valentine took early bets on Atari and Apple in the 1970s, decisions that cemented Sequoia Capital's reputation in Silicon Valley venture capital.
Mark Hurd

Late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd explained to us one of the unspoken attributes of a great leader

The late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told us why he instilled a culture of mentoring into the tech company.
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd

Experts remember late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd as a brilliant leader with a complicated and controversial legacy

Mark Hurd became a tech star when he was tapped HP where his tenure became controversial. He mounted a comeback as co-CEO at Oracle.
Mark Hurd

The life and career of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle who has died at age 62

Mark Hurd ran computing giant Hewlett-Packard as CEO for five years before joining Oracle as president with Safra Catz.
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd.

Late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd once told us the challenges he faced turning around the company and how he dealt with the pushback

After Mark Hurd joined Oracle, he revamped how products were made and sold at the tech company. He explained how he knew to stick to his plan.
Mark Hurd delivers a keynote address during the 2013 Oracle Open World conference on September 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The week-long Oracle Open World conference runs through September 26

Oracle employees and tech workers mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died at the age of 62

Hurd's death follows news in September that he was taking a leave of absence "to spend time focused on my health."