Elllison on Hurd: HP decision worst since 'idiots at Apple fired Jobs'

Apple CEO, Steve Jobs is friends with Oracle boss, Larry Ellison, and Larry is a tennis buddy with former HP CEO, Mark Hurd, and he’s furious the HP board has let Hurd go following some slight scandal.

Hurd resigned last Friday after the company discovered discrepancies in his expenses claims. He was also being investigated over claims of sexual harassment made by former HP contractor and alleged adult actress Jodie Fisher.

In an email sent to the New York Times, Ellison claims HP just shot itself stupid.

“The HP board just made the worst personnel decision since the idiots on the Apple board fired Steve Jobs many years ago.”

He observed, “That decision nearly destroyed Apple and would have if Steve hadn

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