Looks like old Fujitsu isn’t the only PC-maker looking to get into the Windows 8 tablet business before year’s end. Addressing a conference in Northern California, HP CEO Meg Whitman let it be known that her company plans on pushing out an Intel-packing tablet running the new Microsoft operating system in 2012. How about a dual-boot webOS system, Meg? We can dream, can’t we?
Following Reuters’ sources-led report on Oracle offering former HP top man Mark Hurd a job, the Wall Street Journal has confirmed it. Hurd will be co-president of the Oracle brand (reporting to his public supporter CEO Larry Ellison), and will sit on the board of directors. He’ll share co-presidency duties with Safra Catz, now that Charles Phillips has resigned. [WSJ]