MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) — Sitting in a kitchen stocked with free food, a handful of 20-something Google summer interns weigh their favorite perks, but where to begin? With bikes, buses, massages, swimming pools, dance classes, nap pods, parties and access to their tech heroes, it's a very long list. "Unlimited sparkling water?" someone says.
Oracle Corp. (ORCL) has offered a job to Mark Hurd, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) who resigned amid a scandal involving inaccurate expense receipts related to a female contractor, according to a Reuters source familiar with the situation.
Hewlett-Packard chief executive Mark Hurd resigned Friday amid an inquiry into sexual harassment, the blue-chip computer firm said."Chief Executive Officer and President Mark Hurd has decided with the board of directors to resign his positions effective immediately," the company said in a statement.HP had brought in outside counsel to investigate allegations that Hurd had violated HP's sexual harassment policy in his dealings with a former contractor.The probe found that Hurd had not broken harassment rules, but was in breech of "HP's standards of business conduct."