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Top Aide To Ex-CEO Mark Hurd Leaves HP

Caprice Fimbres McIlvaine, former head of internal communications at HP and a top aide to Mark Hurd, has left the company. Why? Well, the fact that she was the person to get sexxxxy, lawsuit-firing Jodie Fisher hired might have something to do with it. But hey, I’m no detective. [Fortune]


Mark Hurd Was The Most Despised Major Tech CEO

Of any major tech CEO, recently-ousted Mark Hurd of HP had the lowest approval ratings by his own employees: 34 per cent. To compare: Steve Jobs has a whopping 98 per cent rating, Larry Ellison is 88 per cent and Ballmer is 52 per cent. [TechCrunch]


Wait - Who The Hell Is Mark Hurd?

Howard Stringer is a goddamn knight. When Amazon bought Zappos, we saw Jeff Bezos’s eight-minute YouTube video and wished he’d absorb our companies too. So now that HP’s CEO has resigned, I gotta ask: Who the hell is Mark Hurd?


HP Reportedly Tells Employees WebOS Tablet On Track For Q1 2011

Ever since HP’s acquisition of Palm was announced in April, everyone’s been clamouring about a webOS tablet. It could be very cool! And according to Engadget, Personal Systems Group VP Todd Bradley told HP employees that just such a product, codenamed Hurricane, was on track for the first quarter of 2011.


Vice President Who Was In Charge Of Designing The Pre Leaves Palm, HP

We knew that plenty of Palm employees left once HP acquired the company, but now we know the latest one to jump ship: Peter Skillman, Palm’s Vice President of Design. Also known as the man who designed the Pre.


Former HP Contractor Jodie Fisher Comes Forward, Expresses Regret Over Hurd's Ousting

Jodie Fisher, the former HP contractor who sued former HP CEO Mark Hurd for sexual harassment and then settled out of court, has stated this evening she is “surprised and saddened” that the sacked executive is now without a job.


Ex-HP CEO Settles With Accuser, Relationship Details Emerge

Recently resigned HP CEO Mark Hurd has purportedly settled with his accuser out of court, sources told Reuters this weekend. The settlement reportedly ends legal proceedings, as the woman, a former HP contractor, has agreed to drop all complaints.


HP CEO Mark Hurd Resigns Amidst Sexual Harassment Investigation

HP CEO Mark Hurd has resigned over a sexual harassment allegation levelled by a former HP contractor. The company says an investigation by outside counsel showed no sexual harassment violation, though there were violations of HP’s Standards of Business Conduct.


HP's New 30-Inch ZR30w Display Can Show Over A Billion Colours

HP’s new ZR30w S-IPS LCD display has a colour resolution of 30 bits per pixel, resulting in some 1.07 billion displayable colours. If you’re keeping count, that’s about 64 times as many as you can see on an average LCD.


Obviously, HP's CEO Wants To Put WebOS In Printers

HP’s Mark Hurd, during a conference call. We were foolish to think that it would somehow escape this undignified fate. Thankfully, a webOS tablet is still very much in the cards. [HP]


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