A Tech Mogul's Flame Mail Rampage

Ryan Tate · 08/11/10 04:19PM

Larry Ellison has had it: The Oracle CEO is flame-mailing journalists left and right this week in what looks increasingly like an online rampage. He might be worth $28 billion, but that doesn't mean Ellison has to take your crap.

Here's The Real Reason HP CEO Mark Hurd Was Fired

Ryan Tate · 08/10/10 01:06PM

Now that everyone has gotten over the shock of HP CEO Mark Hurd getting ejected on an August Friday afternoon—with the timing of the announcement obviously chosen to minimize bad PR—people are looking more closely at the details.

Silicon Valley's Next Big Innovation: Pay Cuts

Owen Thomas · 02/19/09 05:00PM

Rather than put more people on the street, Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd is cutting salaries by 5 percent or more across the board. It's a paycheck experiment never before tried at a company this large.

Icahn buys more Yahoo shares, considers H-P exec for CEO gig

Paul Boutin · 11/28/08 12:35PM

Jerry Yang's least favorite investor bought nearly seven million more shares of YHOO. BoomTown reporter Kara Swisher did my homework for me again: Todd Bradley, head of H-P's $28 billion Personal Systems group, has been added to the list of potential Yahoo CEOs. Just to keep things complicated, the board my appoint an interim CEO to give off the appearance of someone actually doing something at Yahoo.(Photo by AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)