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  • Nokia names Microsoft's Elop as new CEO

    Nokia has named Stephen Elop, former president of Microsoft's business software group, to become its new CEO effective from later this month.

    Written by Martyn Williams and Peter Sayer13 Sept. 10 03:39
  • Hurd set to speak at Oracle OpenWorld

    Oracle's newly minted co-president, Mark Hurd, is set to deliver a keynote speech at the vendor's OpenWorld conference on 20 September, in what could be the former Hewlett-Packard CEO's first high-profile appearance since leaving that company in August.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus11 Sept. 10 00:18
  • Wall Street beat: Tech fails to lead markets

    Good macroeconomic news on jobs, trade and European sovereign debt is helping to buoy the markets this week in the unofficial post-Labor Day start of the fall trading season, but tech stocks are still down for the year.

    Written by Marc Ferranti10 Sept. 10 07:04
  • 10G Ethernet vendor Myricom taps new CEO, expands beyond HPC

    Myricom, a pioneer in high performance computing that has shifted its focus to more mainstream networking applications in recent years, has named co-founder Nan Boden as its new president and CEO.

    Written by Bob Brown10 Sept. 10 07:06
  • Hurd's job: Sell Oracle's Exadata vision

    The ascendancy of former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd to a co-president slot at Oracle could give the vendor's strategy of selling integrated systems a boost, according to some industry observers.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus08 Sept. 10 04:15
  • Hurd putting HP secrets in peril, lawsuit claims

    HP has sued its former CEO Mark Hurd, claiming his new position as president of Oracle "has put HP's most valuable trade secrets and confidential information in peril."

    Written by John P. Mello Jr.08 Sept. 10 08:09
  • Report: HP sues Mark Hurd

    Hewlett-Packard is suing its former CEO, Mark Hurd, who was named co-president of rival Oracle on Monday, according to a report on the Wall Street Journal's website.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus08 Sept. 10 04:43
  • Mark Hurd joins Oracle as co-president

    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd has been appointed co-president of Oracle, the software company announced Monday.

    Written by Sumner Lemon07 Sept. 10 11:03
  • Mitel Networks CEO to leave post

    After just over nine years at the helm of Mitel Networks Inc., Don Smith is leaving as chief executive officer of the unified communications applications developer to sit on the board directors.

    Written by Howard Solomon04 Sept. 10 07:26
  • Consumer Watchdog thinks Google's Schmidt is a data perv

    Imagine wandering through Times Square and seeing a 60-foot-tall animation depicting you (yes, you) as a creepy child-baiting ice cream truck driver. How would you feel? That's probably the question Google's Eric Schmidt is being asked today.

    Written by Robert X. Cringely04 Sept. 10 05:12
  • Mark Hurd may take job at Oracle, report says

    When Mark Hurd resigned unexpectedly from Hewlett-Packard last month he found an outspoken supporter in the form of Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. It appears now that Hurd may end up working for Ellison, according to a report Saturday in the Wall Street Journal.

    Written by James Niccolai06 Sept. 10 03:33