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HP bought Autonomy 'out of frustration and desperation' despite red flags

Who can shut down cell phone service? FCC seeks public comment

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The FCC is calling for public comment on the legality of the San Francisco transit agency's interruption of cellular service in August 2011. Bay Area Rapid Transit had shut off cell phone service in its tunnels, anticipating a cell-phone-coordinated protest of the fatal shooting of passengers by the transit...
Who can shut down cell phone service? FCC seeks public comment

Framework and Matrix: The Five Ways Companies Organize for Social Business

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Yesterday’s webinar, you can view all slides (including these graphics below, and recording) on getting your company ready for social included a section on organizational models. I wanted to share more in the usual web strategy matrix style as 5 minutes on a webinar isn’t really enough to do a...
Framework and Matrix: The Five Ways Companies Organize for Social Business

HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

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Hewlett-Packard said today that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating its acquisition of Autonomy, for which it is trying to write down about $5 billion in expenses due to alleged “serious accounting improprieties.” The investigation confirmation came as part of HP’s annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But this...
HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal
Software: Shocker!: Larry Ellison Sees Eye-to-Eye With HP
Funding Daily: Super hot chocolate

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Is Officially Off Mike Lynch's Christmas Card List

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Lynch. (The Telegraph) Ever since Hewlett-Packard delivered its bombshell allegations against Autonomy, the search engine maker that HP acquired for $11.1 billion last year, the dispute between the sides has fallen into a holding pattern: Autonomy founder Mike Lynch speaks, and HP doesn’t. To refresh your memory, HP said it...
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Is Officially Off Mike Lynch's Christmas Card List

There Are Two Narratives on Hewlett-Packard's $8.8 Billion Loss, Which One Should You Believe?

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Lynch. (The Telegraph) In the hours since Hewlett-Packard stunned investors by announcing an $8.8 billion loss on its acquisition of Autonomy, competing narratives have emerged to describe just what went wrong. H-P spoke first, explaining that "accounting improprieties" and "outright misrepresentations" committed before it acquired the British search engine maker...
There Are Two Narratives on Hewlett-Packard's $8.8 Billion Loss, Which One Should You Believe?

Autonomy Founder Lynch Blames Accounting Standards In HP Flap

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Mike Lynch says Hewlett-Packard has a problem with math. The founder and former CEO of the British software firm Autonomy, says at least some of the $5 billion written off by Hewlett-Packard earlier this week can be attributed to differences international accounting standards. In an interview with Reuters, Lynch, who...
Autonomy Founder Lynch Blames Accounting Standards In HP Flap

Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa

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It wasn’t so long ago that Hewlett-Packard looked like a hardware company fundamentally transforming itself into a software company. Until former CEO Léo Apotheker was fired by the company’s board of directors and replaced with current CEO Meg Whitman, the official line at HP was that the way out of...
Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa

Should HP Break Up or Stay Together?

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Neil Sedaka or Jack Johnson? Honestly this is all beginning to sound a little too much like a bad mix from a light FM radio station. But here it is: Should Hewlett-Packard be broken up into parts or should it stay together? It’s an old question, dating back more...
Should HP Break Up or Stay Together?
Autonomy explains just how large ‘big data’ is (infographic)

HP Memo Confirms Layoffs and New Directions at Autonomy

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Hewlett-Packard just let employees in its Autonomy business unit know that there are going to be some layoffs and some further changes — included a boost to research and development spending — to the business going forward. I just received this internal memo, shared by an HP spokesman, from Robert...
HP Memo Confirms Layoffs and New Directions at Autonomy

DealBook: Autonomy's Ex-Chief: H.P.'s Claims 'Completely and Utterly Wrong'

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The former chief executive of Autonomy, the software maker at the center of Hewlett-Packard's latest scandal, denied that the company misled anyone about its financial information....
DealBook: Autonomy's Ex-Chief: H.P.'s Claims 'Completely and Utterly Wrong'

Read the Letter Launching the Campaign to Unseat Three HP Directors

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You’ve probably read today about the campaign launched by a group of pension fund managers who own a big block of shares in Hewlett-Packard to shake up that company’s board of directors. And if you haven’t here’s a rundown: A collection of pension funds led by the investment arm of...
Read the Letter Launching the Campaign to Unseat Three HP Directors

Funniest man on TV: Craig Ferguson http://bit.ly/brF6j2 by @berkun > "The lack of autonomy always explains mediocrity" #innovation

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Funniest man on TV: Craig Ferguson http://bit.ly/brF6j2 by @berkun > "The lack of autonomy always explains mediocrity" #innovation

Autonomy's Mike Lynch: I Warned Meg Whitman About Autonomy's Problems In December (HPQ)

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Today is HP's annual shareholder meeting and chances are investors will be asking the board lots of questions about the HP's botched $11 billion acquisition of Autonomy. Autonomy founder, Mike Lynch, has a whole bunch of questions, too. He wants the board to publish the document from accountants PwC that...
Autonomy's Mike Lynch: I Warned Meg Whitman About Autonomy's Problems In December (HPQ)

Here's Why HP Isn't Going To Sell Off Its PC Business Or Autonomy (HPQ)

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HP shares are climbing today after HP revealed in SEC documents that it's looking to dump some of its weaker business units. But investors shouldn't think this means HP will sell or spin off its PC business. Nor will it dump its troubled Autonomy unit, according to IDC market research...
Here's Why HP Isn't Going To Sell Off Its PC Business Or Autonomy (HPQ)

Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

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The question of whether Hewlett-Packard can avoid a break up will be answered over the next six months or so. That's about how long the company has to convince investors its PC, printer and technology-services businesses can generate the cash needed to build and sell products into growth markets, especially...
Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

HP Finance Chief Tried To Stop $11.7 Billion Acquisition, But Lost

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HP's chief financial officer Cathie Lesjak blindsided her old boss at a board meeting and told assembled directors she was totally opposed to HP's $11 billion acquisition of enterprise search company Autonomy. Fortune reports that Lesjak had told then-CEO Leo Apotheker in private that she was opposed to the deal,...
HP Finance Chief Tried To Stop $11.7 Billion Acquisition, But Lost

Hewlett-Packard blames Autonomy 'improprieties' for $8.8bn writedown

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Former managers at British tech firm deny claims and accuse HP of destroying a 'world leader'Hewlett-Packard has revealed it has taken an $8.8bn (£5.5bn) writedown after "serious accounting improprieties" were discovered at Autonomy, the British tech firm it acquired in 2011 for more than $10bn.HP called on the US and...
Hewlett-Packard blames Autonomy 'improprieties' for $8.8bn writedown

Mike Lynch: HP Is Already Backtracking On Accusations of Fraud At Autonomy (HPQ)

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Shortly after HP revealed that the Department of Justice is investigating accusations of fraudulent accounting at Autonomy, the British software company it bought last year for $11.1 billion, Autonomy's founder and former CEO, Mike Lynch, came out swinging. HP filed its annual 10-K report with the SEC yesterday, which disclosed the...
Mike Lynch: HP Is Already Backtracking On Accusations of Fraud At Autonomy (HPQ)

HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

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Executives at Hewlett-Packard are scratching their heads at a report in The Times of London saying that HP had tried to unload Autonomy — the British software firm that it acquired in 2011 only to write down its value by $5 billion — on the German software giant SAP. The...
HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

HP shareholder revolt targets two directors, auditor over Autonomy purchase

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An investor advisor group is asking shareholders of Hewlett-Packard not to re-elect two long-standing board members and to oppose the ratification of the company's audit firm in connection with the continuing controversy over the company's purchase of Autonomy....
HP shareholder revolt targets two directors, auditor over Autonomy purchase

The Game Changer: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose http://j.mp/dxsYjt

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The Game Changer: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose http://j.mp/dxsYjt

HP Chairman Ray Lane steps down amid discontent over Autonomy

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Hewlett-Packard's Ray Lane is giving up his role as chairman amid ongoing shareholder disapproval of HP's troubled Autonomy acquisition....
HP Chairman Ray Lane steps down amid discontent over Autonomy
HP Beats Expectations With Revenue of $28.36B, $1.2B Earnings And EPS Of $0.82 For Q1 2013
Software: The HP Way, and How It Completely Screwed HP

TNW's Daily Dose: Color's sale to Apple confirmed, HP alleges wrongdoing at Autonomy, and more

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A lawsuit filing has confirmed that Color Inc has sold ‘key assets’ to Apple, HP says that it overpaid for Autonomy due to alleged accounting malpractices at the UK company, and Silicon Valley tops the list of world startup ecosystems – but New York is a distant fifth. It’s all...
TNW's Daily Dose: Color's sale to Apple confirmed, HP alleges wrongdoing at Autonomy, and more

Autonomy Founder Mike Lynch Looks Set To Launch Investment Fund Post HP

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Mike Lynch, the founder of pioneering data-analysis and enterprise search company Autonomy, is reportedly planning to set up a technology investment fund to back startups which will allegedly involve other former Autonomy executives in the fund, according to sources. It’s understood that the fund, as yet unnamed, will be based...
Autonomy Founder Mike Lynch Looks Set To Launch Investment Fund Post HP
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