Earlier we heard that HP is suing its former CEO, Mark Hurd, to protect trade secrets. Now we're hearing the harsh response coming from Hurd's new employer, Oracle:
Mark Hurd, the former HP CEO who was ousted last month amidst allegations of sexual harassment, just got a new job title: Co-President of Oracle. Shortly thereafter, he got slapped with a civil complaint from his former employer who says that his new position will necessarily require him to divulge HP trade secrets:
Of all those offering their take on Mark Hurd's bizarre, unexpected resignation as HP's CEO, Lawrence Ellison, CEO of database software company Oracle, might be the loudest yet. He thinks HP's board just made a very stupid decision.