Articles by Alex Pham



Battle Lines Drawn in Video Market War

  • 28 June 05
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Movie buffs, brace yourselves for another round of Betamax versus VHS.

Oracle in $5.1Bln Hostile Bid for Rival

  • 09 June 03
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Bringing the drama -- and the mud-slinging -- back to California's Silicon Valley, Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison on Friday lobbed an unsolicited bid for his database company to buy rival PeopleSoft Inc. for $5.1 billion in cash and pledged to discontinue its products.

Games Industry Turns High-Risk

  • 14 May 03
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Although the rewards have gotten bigger in this fast-growing industry, so have the risks.

Coke to Count Stock Options

  • 16 July 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Coca-Cola Co. on Sunday said it will count employee stock options as normal business expenses.

Compaq Shareholders Easily Pass HP Merger

  • 22 March 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Compaq Computer Corp. shareholders on Wednesday approved the company's proposed $20 billion merger with Hewlett-Packard Co. in a vote as routine and decisive as HP's was not.