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What I Learned From Larry Ellison: Lessons in Tech Marketing

Alan Kelly | Posted 11.25.2014 | Technology
Alan Kelly

When I read the tweets that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison had stepped down, an enduring lyric jumped to mind. I tweeted back: The day the music died.

HP Has A History Of Bad Ideas

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard's $9.7 billion acquisition of Autonomy seemed like a bad idea long before Tuesday's allegations of an accountin...

10 Most Embarrassing Quotes From The Letter That Led To A Huge CEO's Resignation

Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

For Mark Hurd, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, life surely just got a lot more embarrassing. The Supreme Court of Delaware ruled Wednesday that...

Letter Airs Sexual Harassment Claims Against HP Ex-CEO

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY and RACHEL METZ | Posted 02.29.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd's efforts to impress an HP event hostess included showing her his checking-account balance ...

How to Fire a CEO

Penny Herscher | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business
Penny Herscher

If you do have the misfortune to need to fire a CEO, at least make that a well-managed, dignified, confidential process.

Oracle To HP: Core Of Lawsuit 'Complete Fiction'

AP | By JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 09.28.2011 | Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Oracle says a former Hewlett-Packard executive has been falsely accused of stealing trade secrets in one of several ongoing legal ...

Ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd Fights To Keep Letter Confidential

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co's former chief executive, Mark Hurd, asked to intervene in a Delaware shareholder lawsuit as he t...

SEC Reportedly Eyeing Mark Hurd's Departure From HP

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Regulators are looking into the events surrounding Mark Hurd's abrupt exit as chief executive of Hewlett Packard Co, a source familiar with the matte...

Oracle Plans To Give Mark Hurd A $950,000 Salary

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Oracle Corp. plans to pay newly appointed co-President Mark Hurd a base salary of $950,000 annually and said the ousted Hewlett-Packa...

HP SUES Ex-CEO Mark Hurd Over New Job At Rival Oracle

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard Co. is suing Mark Hurd, the chief executive it ousted last month, to stop him from taking a top job at rival Ora...

Accuser In HP Case Says Her Work Was Cut After Turning Down CEO's Advances

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — The woman whose sexual harassment allegations led to the ouster of former Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd claimed her work wit...

Ousted HP CEO Had The Lowest Approval Rating Of Any Major Tech CEO

techcrunch.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to Glassdoor, a site where employees can anonymously rate companies and CEOs, Hurd had the lowest employee approval rating of any major tech...

Why Oracle's CEO Should Be Fired and Its Board Sued by Shareholders

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Compensation of CEOs is generally deemed outrageous. But what is now at stake, is that, while the amounts themselves are outrageous, their correlation to performance is questionable, too.

Mark Hurd Just Wants to Be Free

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan Littman

Smart companies know that talent is more important than technology. If you doubt that, look at how fast Larry Ellison moved to grab Mark Hurd.

Billionaire Boys: The Story of Larry and Mark

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michelle Kraus

Boys will be boys even in Silicon Valley. Wall Street does not have a monopoly on arrogance or audacious wealth. Just watch all of the hoopla about ...

Ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd Joins Oracle

AP/Huffington Post | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(JORDAN ROBERTSON AP) UPDATE: Oracle announced that Mark Hurd has been hired as co-president of Oracle and has joined the company's board of director...

Mr. CEO, Can You Spare a Job or a Free Lunch

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Perkins

In case you are tempted to feel sorry during these troubled times for the corporatocracy... this just in: The CEOs who fired the most workers during the current economic recession also rewarded themselves with the highest pay.

Exec Pay

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A grim fact of the recession is that it pays to lay people off. The CEOs who laid off the most employees during the recession are also the CEOs wh...

Shocking Study: 15 Percent Of Women Have Slept With Their Bosses

Harvard Business Review | Sylvia Ann Hewlett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Research out this fall from the Center for Work-Life Policy shows sponsorship to be the critical promotional lever for women in the marzipan layer, th...

Sexual Harassment: The Top Ten Signs That You Are Buying More Than Dinner

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Natalie Holder-Winfield

To help the Mark Hurds out there, I have put together a top ten list of signs that your meetings with a woman colleague may no longer be innocent business dinners:

A Perspective on the HP Tragedy: An Authentic Leader Loses His True North

Bill George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill George

Should the board treat Hurd differently from other HP employees that had committed similar indiscretions? Its answer was "no." The values and principles of the company had to take precedence over any individual.

Fiorina Declines To Weigh In On Mark Hurd HP Scandal

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina on Tuesday declined to weigh in on the ouster of Hewlett-Packard Co. C...

Gloria Allred Does It Again

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Abe Gurko

Gloria Allred, freedom fighter for all the single ladies, all the single ladies, has done it again.

Oracle Chief Blasts HP CEO's 'Cowardly' Ouster

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire Larry Ellison is blasting Hewlett-Packard's decision to oust CEO Mark Hurd as cowardly and the worst personnel decision ...

Hewlett-Packard Shares DROP

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. tumbled in heavy trading Monday following CEO Mark Hurd's sudden forced resignation from the world's la...