The Most Famous Mistress in Tech Finally Explains Her Spectacular Revenge

Ryan Tate · 04/02/12 06:44PM

Two years ago, a series of odd billboards greeted passers-by in New York, Atlanta, and the San Francisco Bay Area. They showed a cuddling, smiling couple under the title "Charles & YaVaughnie" and listed a website documenting the couple's romance. Research only deepened the mystery: The man was an Oracle president and already married - and not to the woman on the outdoor ad.

Tech's Winners and Losers of 2010

Ryan Tate · 12/28/10 01:00PM

Technology seemed especially relevant in 2010, what with The Social Network's blockbuster receipts and mass mania for Apple's iPad and iPhone 4. The newfound attention helped turned some techies into genuine stars — while lending others real worldwide infamy.

Billboards and Web Site Were a 'Gift' from a Scorned Mistress

Ryan Tate · 01/21/10 03:22PM

Here's how those "Charles & YaVaughnie" billboards came to be, according to people the couple spoke to: Charles was publicly sucking up to his wife, while mistress YaVaughnie was busy launching an incriminating online photo album. Spurned lover, much?

Megan McCarthy · 07/30/07 03:16PM

Oracle co-President Charles Phillips reportedly made $19M in fiscal 2007 through salary and stock compensation, making him "one of the highest-paid non-CEO executives in Silicon Valley." [InformationWeek]