HP and Oracle Battle in Court!! {3}

by Joshua L
The article I read for this week is pretty interesting and also entertaining. It discusses the recent relationship between HP and Oracle that has gone sour over the duration of the past two years since their long fruitful relationship ended on a bad note. HP filed the suit being heard next week. It wants a court to declare that the so-called Hurd Agreement reached in September 2010 is a binding contract and that Oracle breached it by dropping Itanium development. HP also accused Oracle of libel and defamation, saying the company lied when it said that Intel was planning to kill Itanium. HP said Oracle was pulling development from Itanium in a bid to pull customers over to its own hardware, which came from HPs acquisition of Sun. read more...