FILE - In this Sept, 24, 2008 file photo, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, right, and (then) Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd, on screen, smile during the Oracle Open World conference in San Francisco. As co-president at Oracle Corp., ousted Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd will have to adapt to a new role playing second fiddle to one of Silicon Valley's most domineering bosses _ Larry Ellison. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

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FILE - In this Sept, 24, 2008 file photo, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, right, and (then) Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd, on screen, smile during the Oracle Open World conference in San Francisco. As co-president at Oracle Corp., ousted Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Mark Hurd will have to adapt to a new role playing second fiddle to one of Silicon Valley's most domineering bosses _ Larry Ellison. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)