Oracle's fiery frontman becomes CTO as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs. Meanwhile, Oracle delivers another shaky quarter.
Private-equity group making rival bid for the computer maker has reportedly discussed the CEO's position with the former HP chief.
Apple's co-founder reportedly urged a reconciliation between the beleaguered former CEO and Hewlett-Packard's board.
The 8-page missive from Jodie Fisher's attorney alleges the former HP chief made repeated sexual overtures, which Hurd's lawyer denies.
Hurd, now president of Oracle, loses an appeal in court this week that would keep the letter accusing him of sexual harassment confidential.
In a new court filing, Oracle says Hewlett-Packard committed fraud by not disclosing plans to hire two former Oracle executives while the two companies were at work on a settlement.
In response to shareholder lawsuit, HP is ready to conduct another probe into the circumstances of the former chief executive's departure.
The federal government is investigating whether HP's former CEO leaked inside information to former contractor Jodie Fisher, among other things, before his ousting.
Plaintiffs in shareholder suit have sought records related to Mark Hurd's departure from HP, including the letter from lawyers representing Jodie Fisher. Now, most of the letter will be released.
On today's show, a rousing discussion of scandal, sex, and giving cover to wrongdoers. And that's just Oracle hiring Mark Hurd. In other tech news, Craigslist gets rid of its adult services section in the most passive-aggressive manner possible. Google Buzz costs the Goog $8.5 million, the Nokia N8 costs roughly the same, and we decide to eat the bear.