Stories by Scarlet Pruitt and Stacy Cowley

Google raises gavel for IPO auction

Google opened the auction for its much-anticipated initial public offering on Friday, with plans to announce the pricing of its stock this week.

PeopleSoft says antitrust trial hurt its Q2

PeopleSoft released its preliminary second-quarter 2004 results on Wednesday, warning that it has been substantially impacted by Oracle's hostile bid for the company and publicity it has received in recent court skirmishes.

PeopleSoft introduces new hosting offering

PeopleSoft rolled out a range of new application hosting and management services Monday, saying that companies are looking to offload day-to-day software management and free up their IT staffs to focus on other tasks.