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Former disgraced HP chief Mark Hurd is the man VC Blackstone would plonk at the top of Dell should it scupper a bid by Michael Dell and chums to take the enterprise tech firm private again. This is according to a report by Bloomberg, which states Blackstone is considering matching the $24.4bn offered by Dell the man and his …

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Correction

Don't you mean 'ruin'?

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Re: Correction

Damn! You beat me to it.

I wonder if they also included a girlfriend in the deal?

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Holmes

"Hurd has intimate knowledge of Dell"

fnar fnar

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Does today's news

mean he's finished what he set out to do at Oracle?

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Re: Does today's news

After reading Oracle's quarterly results from yesterday - particularly those from the hardware/Sun division, I'd say yes, mission accomplished at Oracle.

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Re: Does today's news

Not quite yet, but he needs an exit strategy for when he has.

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Anonymous Coward

Hurd needs to check out Dell first.

Hurd will only take it on if the babe-count is high enough and the expense checking is suitably lax :-)

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Sil

USP

Hurd's unique selling point is as a sexual predator willing to shortterm his way into a bonus by destroying r&d, e.g. a company's medium term viability.

Dell needs him the same way women executive do.

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Mushroom

Bye bye Dell

Hasn't one trick pony Turd lined his pockets from other people's misery enough?

The CEO equivalent of Pol Pot.

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