peHUB Second Opinion 9.7

HP fires Mark Hurd. Mark Hurd joins Oracle as co-president. HP sues Mark Hurd. The Journal analyzes the drama.

New San Francisco-based startup Ubercab gets a nice shout-out from Jon Callaghan of True Ventures. He’s not an investor (yet), but Stumbleupon cofounder Garrett Camp is; so is angel Travis Kalanick.

Speaking of wheels when you need them, the Economist takes a look at the big business of renting cars by the hour.

Vanity Fair profiles self-described perennial outsider Sean Parker of Facebook, Napster, and Founders Fund fame.

Is Wall Street research “a valuable social good?”

Google’s new interactive logo has people feeling stoned confused.

Because biotech and pharma companies remain “insatiable for capital,” expect lots more M&A, says Gregpry Brown of Cowen Healthcare Royalty Partners.