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As for future acquisitions, Oracle will focus on buying in solutions that it does not already have in R&D, said Hurd.
Allred described several alleged sexual advances from Hurd that Ms Fisher is said to have rejected, including inviting her up to his hotel room in Atlanta to spend the night.
In the previous Debian 6 release, the distribution added the option of using a FreeBSD kernel (i386 or amd64) with the Debain software collection, and in the next version they intend to provide similar support for the GNU Hurd kernel.
Oracle had hired Hurd as co-president a month after he left HP under immense pressure following an internal investigation into a sexual harassment complaint filed by a former HP contractor, Jodie Fisher, and accusations that he falsified expense reports to cover his personal relationship with Fisher.
Hurd's appointment comes after weekend reports that he was in talks to join Oracle.
Hurd s resignation, announced Friday, stunned the business world.
Interim CEO Cathie Lesjak said HP has been transparent on the circumstances surrounding Hurd's departure, but declined to comment further on the matter.
The person familiar with the case told the AP that Hurd agreed to pay the woman, but this person wouldn't reveal the size of the payment.
HP launched an investigation in the US after her lawyers sent a letter accusing Hurd of sexual harassment a few weeks ago.
The Conservative son of former Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd took up the reigns of power following the election of the new coalition Government.
But he especially took Hurd to task for suggesting that politicians had had a hand in devising the new census questions.