Hurd and Ellison: The crazy rich old guys of Silicon Valley Reality TV show

Some days it almost feels like we are living in a Reality TV show with all of the drama. 

 Over the long weekend when most of us were planning on taking it a bit easy, Mark Hurd showed up at Oracle and we seemed to have the first in a new series called "The Crazy Rich Old Men of Silicon Valley." 

 What follows is what you would have seen had this show been on TV. The story opens with the surprise departure of the sexy CEO, Carly Fiorina running HP because she was spending too much time trying to get herself set up for a government job.

Fired HP CEO Mark Hurd takes job as Oracle co-president

After stepping down from the top position at HP in what many consider to be an unfair ousting, Mark Hurd has accepted a new position as co-president of fellow computer services firm Oracle.

HP, Oracle, Apple: Canaries in a mineshaft

  Over the last several weeks we have seen serious problems at HP, Oracle and Apple that are potentially indicative of bigger problems cutting across corporations and potentially going far beyond the technology industry.

Does Oracle's anti-Google rampage benefit Apple?

Larry Ellison and Oracle do not want Google's Android to keep on rockin' in the free world. 



Oracle sues Google over use of Java in Android

In what's set to be one of the biggest-ever patent fights in the tech industry, Oracle has accused Google of infringing several of its Java patents with the development of Android.

Mark Hurd falls, could Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs be next?

 Mark Hurd has fallen. Could Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs be next?

Oracle CEO says HP's CEO ousting was a dumb move

Larry Ellison, CEO of computer services company Oracle, has become the first major public figure in the tech world to publicly attack HP for the rash process of forcing its CEO to quit.

Government sues Oracle over contract fraud

The US Justice Department has accused Oracle of fraud, and has filed a suit claiming hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

Steve Ballmer and Geezer CEO syndrome

Android. iPhone. Internets. Get off my monopolistic lawn, you damn kids!

Apple vs. Gizmodo: Was the 1984 ad a prediction of the Apple to come?

There are times I admire Apple and there are times when I wonder if the folks there have lost their collective minds.

Oracle patches critical Java vulnerability

Oracle has issued an emergency patch to seal a critical Java vulnerability that allowed hackers to install malicious software on Windows-based systems.

Java creator says goodbye to Larry Ellison and ditches Oracle

Well, that didn't take too long! James Gosling, the well-known father of the Java computer language, has officially bid adieu to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.