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.
One of the companies, the new HP Inc., will stick with PCs and printers and will invest in "growth markets such as 3D printing and new computing experiences."
Oracle's fiery frontman becomes CTO as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs. Meanwhile, Oracle delivers another shaky quarter.
Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.
Julie Ann Horvath, a former employee who alleged workplace gender discrimination, blasts the company after an investigation reportedly didn’t find evidence of sexism.
After engineer Julie Ann Horvath alleges gender discrimination and intimidation while working at the software development company, the management launches an investigation.
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.
CEO Meg Whitman touts Hewlett-Packard's ability to offer a wide range of computing devices -- and teases a laptop-tablet combo coming for consumers.