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HP and Oracle to Meet in Court Over $4 Billion Itanium Lawsuit Today

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The very public argument over a very obscure chip is spilling into public view today as lawyers for Hewlett-Packard and Oracle present their opening arguments in a California state court in their dispute over Intel’s Itanium chip. It all began in March of 2011 when Oracle said it would stop...
HP and Oracle to Meet in Court Over $4 Billion Itanium Lawsuit Today

HP and EDS: A chat with CEOs Mark Hurd and Ron Rittenmeyer

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Early in the life of Hewlett-Packard, an adviser warned co-founder Dave Packard that more companies die from indigestion than starvation. The message: Be careful how you handle acquisitions. With CEO Mark Hurd's announcement Tuesday that Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) will purchase services giant EDS (EDS) for $13.9 billion (including EDS's cash and...
HP and EDS: A chat with CEOs Mark Hurd and Ron Rittenmeyer

Whitman to kick off HP comeback tour

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When Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman addresses a few thousand HP partners Wednesday there will be a lot on the line. HP relied on a cadre of retailers, value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators to build it into a tech colossus but the last few years of management turmoil at...
Whitman to kick off HP comeback tour

HP Deputy General Counsel Porrini Leaves for Video Ad Company YuMe

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Hewlett-Packard’s corporate legal office has just seen another departure. Sources at the company confirmed that Paul Porrini, vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant secretary, has left the company. Porrini’s LinkedIn profile confirms the move and shows that he has taken a job as general counsel and secretary at YuMe,...
HP Deputy General Counsel Porrini Leaves for Video Ad Company YuMe

Salesforce.com hires former Oracle executive as president

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Salesforce.com has hired a key former Oracle executive Keith Block as its president and vice chairman.He will lead the enterprise cloud computing company's global sales, customer support and consulting services businesses, and has also been appointed to the company's board.Block, who was executive vice president of Oracle's North America...
Salesforce.com hires former Oracle executive as president

Oracle President Mark Hurd Joins Twitter, And He Already Has Almost As Many Tweets As Larry Ellison (ORCL)

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Oracle co-President Mark Hurd, who's busy revamping Oracle's sales force, has officially joined Twitter, as @MarkVHurd. Hurd hasn't tweeted yet. As of Friday evening East Coast time, Hurd had 78 followers--most of them Oracle employees--and was following 67 other Twitter users. Hurd played tennis at his alma mater Baylor University, and he's following...
Oracle President Mark Hurd Joins Twitter, And He Already Has Almost As Many Tweets As Larry Ellison (ORCL)

Oracle is Merging Two Clouds

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Oracle Corp. cleared up some of its cloud ambitions Friday, announcing that it would merge its human resources offerings with services offered by Taleo Corp. when it closes its acquisition of the recruitment software specialist this spring. Oracle’s Fusion Human Capital Management software has been in the market for years,...
Oracle is Merging Two Clouds

Report: Oracle Exec Slams Sun Hardware, Saying 'We Bought A Dog' (ORCL, HPQ)

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Hewlett-Packard has slyly released a bunch of juicy emails and archived instant messages that show Oracle executives badmouthing Sun hardware, CIO.com reports. HP and Oracle are like the enterprise technology world's Hatfields and McCoys. They've been suing each other over Oracle's decision to stop making software for HP's expensive Itanium...
Report: Oracle Exec Slams Sun Hardware, Saying 'We Bought A Dog' (ORCL, HPQ)

Oracle wants to be easier to work with, Mark Hurd says

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Oracle's sales force isn't usually seen as the easiest to work with, with customers bombarded by multiple account representatives from different product areas.But changes are in store, according to Oracle co-President Mark Hurd, who spoke this week in Denver at the Collaborate conference, which is put on by three...
Oracle wants to be easier to work with, Mark Hurd says

Larry Ellison Explains Where Oracle's Hiring And Who Got 'Downsized' (ORCL)

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Unconfirmed reports of layoffs at Oracle have been leaking all year long.  In an earnings call Tuesday, analysts asked Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and President Mark Hurd directly about headcount. Ellison and Hurd both said, unequivocally, that Oracle is hiring. Hurd said that Oracle has hired more than 3,000 people...
Larry Ellison Explains Where Oracle's Hiring And Who Got 'Downsized' (ORCL)

Mark Hurd Re-Emerges at Oracle

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Oracle Co-President Mark Hurd has kept a low profile since joining the software company in 2010 after resigning as Hewlett-Packard's CEO. Now, he is stepping into the spotlight at a big customer conference this week, and leads the company's sales force of 60,000....
Mark Hurd Re-Emerges at Oracle

Judge Expected to Rule Today in Oracle-HP Lawsuit Over Itanium

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Oracle and Hewlett-Packard will hear from the judge in their bitter legal fight over the Itanium server chip today sources at both companies tell AllThingsD. The case concerns Oracle’s decision last year to stop building software that’s compatible with Intel’s Itanium chip. Intel is not a party to the suit....
Judge Expected to Rule Today in Oracle-HP Lawsuit Over Itanium

Hurd Sells Oracle's Cloud in the Oracle Style

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Oracle announced what it called the most comprehensive cloud computing offering for businesses, complete with a little demonstration, misdirection and characteristic trash-talking. Make no mistake about the product, however: this may be the biggest reason Mark Hurd is at the company and why Oracle has added 2,000 sales representatives....
Hurd Sells Oracle's Cloud in the Oracle Style

Since Larry Ellison's First Tweet Was A Bust, Here Are His Best Quotes Ever (ORCL)

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Larry Ellison had 20,000 followers before he posted a single tweet. That's because he's one of the world's richest people and has been the CEO of Oracle since he founded the company in 1977. He's also outspoken, outrageous, and really funny when he wants to be. So the bar for...
Since Larry Ellison's First Tweet Was A Bust, Here Are His Best Quotes Ever (ORCL)

Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

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The question of whether Hewlett-Packard can avoid a break up will be answered over the next six months or so. That's about how long the company has to convince investors its PC, printer and technology-services businesses can generate the cash needed to build and sell products into growth markets, especially...
Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

Read the $4 Billion Paragraph That Oracle and HP Are Fighting Over

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Oracle and Hewlett-Packard are continuing their fight in a California courtroom over the Itanium chip today. One document is central to that dispute, and for the first time we can see what it says, though it takes some historical unpacking. Remember that the fight between them had its genesis in...
Read the $4 Billion Paragraph That Oracle and HP Are Fighting Over

A Dozen Questions for Oracle President Mark Hurd

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Not everyone fully understands what the software giant Oracle does, but there’s no mistaking the fact that it’s doing it pretty well. Earlier this month, the company surprised analysts by reporting quarterly results that were better than anyone expected, and with the revelation that Oracle is now the second-largest provider...
A Dozen Questions for Oracle President Mark Hurd

HP Brings Curtain Down on Annus Horribilis Fiscal 2012

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Last week, Hewlett-Packard stock traded below $13 a share. Closing Friday at $12.85, the shares finished the week at their lowest level since the fall of 2002. On Monday the stock recovered by more than 3 percent along with numerous other tech stocks that rose that day When the company...
HP Brings Curtain Down on Annus Horribilis Fiscal 2012

Without Strong Shareholder Support, Ray Lane Steps Down As HP's Chairman Of The Board

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With waning shareholder support, Ray Lane has stepped down as HP’s chairman of the board. Board member Ralph Whitworth will take Lane’s seat as chairman. Whitworth is chairman of Relational Investors. Also resigning are two other HP directors, John Hammergren and G. Kennedy Thompson. Lane, a managing partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
Without Strong Shareholder Support, Ray Lane Steps Down As HP's Chairman Of The Board

HP May Still Be The King Of PCs, But Lenovo Will Usurp The Throne Next Quarter

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Depending who you ask, Lenovo topped HP in 2012′s third quarter to become the top worldwide PC supplier. Research firm Gartner reports Lenovo shipped just slightly more PCs than HP to hit a 15.7% marketshare, besting HP’s 15.5% marketshare. But IDC reports an additional segment and therefore different numbers; HP...
HP May Still Be The King Of PCs, But Lenovo Will Usurp The Throne Next Quarter

HP Lawyers Have One Less Lawsuit to Worry About

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Hewlett-Packard’s board of directors now officially has one less lawsuit stemming from its various fits of corporate drama to worry about. Today a judge in a Delaware Chancery Court threw out a shareholder lawsuit over the $40 million severance package that former CEO Mark Hurd received after abruptly resigning in...
HP Lawyers Have One Less Lawsuit to Worry About

Hewlett-Packard Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Approach 2005 Levels

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On a day during which both major stock markets saw their values fall by about 2 percent, share of Hewlett-Packard doubled down, closing off more than 4 percent and setting a 52-week low in the process. HP shares closed today at $20.30, down 86 cents, or more than 4 percent....
Hewlett-Packard Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Approach 2005 Levels

ORACLE INSIDER: Some Of Oracle's Best Sales People Are Leaving... Because Of Mark Hurd (ORCL)

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Oracle's sales organization is a red hot mess, multiple sources have told us. The Larry Ellison/Mark Hurd dynamic is driving Oracle's salespeople nuts, explains one former employee. This person left a few months ago and was shocked at how many Oracle folks have since asked for help in leaving, too....
ORACLE INSIDER: Some Of Oracle's Best Sales People Are Leaving... Because Of Mark Hurd (ORCL)

Oracle's Mixed Q1 Earnings: Profits Up 15 Percent But Revenue Down As Ellison Emphasizes The Cloud

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Oracle just announced mixed third quarter earnings this afternoon, reporting that revenues were down 2% to $8.2 billion. GAAP earnings per share were $0.41, up 15% compared to last year while non-GAAP earnings per share were up 11% to $0.53. Analysts expected $0.53 in earnings per share on $8.4 billion...
Oracle's Mixed Q1 Earnings: Profits Up 15 Percent But Revenue Down As Ellison Emphasizes The Cloud

Dell, Oracle form strategic partnership for integrated systems

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Dell and Oracle will integrate hardware and software for customers through a strategic partnership, the companies announced on Tuesday.The deal expands the existing partnership between the two companies and will in part be exclusive, said Marius Haas, president of Dell's Enterprise Solutions business. He announced the partnership in a...
Dell, Oracle form strategic partnership for integrated systems

5 Reasons HP Won't Fire Meg Whitman (At Least Not Right Away) (HPQ)

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Ask anyone closely involved with Hewlett-Packard if Meg Whitman is doing a good job, and you'll get the same answer: Take a look at the stock. Since the former eBay CEO took over in September, it's crashed by almost 50 percent, from $23 to $12. Now ask those same HP...
5 Reasons HP Won't Fire Meg Whitman (At Least Not Right Away) (HPQ)
HP's Chairman Ray Lane to step down; HP loses two other board members

HP Is In A Whole Mess Of Trouble Right Now

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HP has been a total mess since Mark Hurd was ousted as CEO, and things got even worse for HP today. On top of weak earnings, HP took an $8.8 billion write-down due largely in part to accounting fraud at Autonomy -- a company which HP bought last year for $11.1...
HP Is In A Whole Mess Of Trouble Right Now

Pressure Increases On Michael Dell As Carl Icahn Mulls Tie-Up With Blackstone In Bid For PC Company

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Carl Icahn has said he is open to a partnership with Blackstone Group in a move that could make it easier for the rival investors to overtake Michael Dell’s $24.4 billion buyout bid for the company he founded, reports Reuters. This means Michael Dell could also potentially lose control of...
Pressure Increases On Michael Dell As Carl Icahn Mulls Tie-Up With Blackstone In Bid For PC Company

Quick! Follow Larry Ellison's Twitter Account (ORCL)

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You still have time to follow Larry Ellison's Twitter account and catch his first tweet ever. Here it is: @larryellison This Tweet will probably be in conjunction with Oracle's new set of cloud services that are launching today. But we're guessing it won't stop there and that Ellison will be...
Quick! Follow Larry Ellison's Twitter Account (ORCL)
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