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DealBook: Hewlett-Packard Takes Big Hit on 'Improprieties' at Autonomy

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Hewlett-Packard said it has taken an $8.8 billion charge after it discovered "serious accounting improprieties" and "outright misrepresentations" at Autonomy, the British software maker it bought for $11.7 billion last year....
DealBook: Hewlett-Packard Takes Big Hit on 'Improprieties' at Autonomy

Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

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The search is on at Hewlett-Packard for an executive to run Autonomy, the former British software firm for which HP paid $12 billion in combined cash and debt last year. While there’s no word on who’s on the short list — I’m told the process is just getting underway —...
Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

HP's Whitman on Autonomy: 'we needed to explain what actually happened'

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Hewlett-Packard chief says firm had no choice but to blow the whistle on Autonomy, but defends the acquisition and rules out selling the UK technology firmAutonomy's accounting improprieties were of such "magnitude" that Hewlett-Packard had no option but to blow the whistle in the wake of its disastrous acquisition of...
HP's Whitman on Autonomy: 'we needed to explain what actually happened'

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?

HP CEO Whitman Tries Not to Talk About Autonomy in London

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Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman was in London today ostensibly to talk about Project Moonshot, the new class of servers that HP hopes will contribute meaningfully to a promised turnaround. But naturally the only thing that any of the assembled journalists she’s had contact with have wanted to discuss is Autonomy,...
HP CEO Whitman Tries Not to Talk About Autonomy in London

Daily Report: H.P. Takes Huge Charge on 'Accounting Improprieties' at Autonomy

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]In Wednesday's New York Times, Quentin Hardy and Michael J. de la Merced report on Hewlett-Packard's accusations that Autonomy, a British software maker it purchased a year ago, had engaged in "serious accounting improprieties."...
Daily Report: H.P. Takes Huge Charge on 'Accounting Improprieties' at Autonomy

Former HP Exec Shane Robison Named CEO of Fusion-io

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Fusion-io, the flash memory company just announced that its CEO David Flynn has resigned and that Shane Robison, the former chief strategy office of Hewlett-Packard has been named to succeed him. Robison, already a director at Fusion, was also named its chairman. Rick White, the chief marketing officer also resigned....
Former HP Exec Shane Robison Named CEO of Fusion-io

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

Hewlett-Packard Takes $8.8 Billion Charge, Says it Was Duped in Autonomy Deal

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Whitman. (Photo: Max Morse) Hewlett-Packard took an $8.8 billion charge against fourth-quarter earnings after uncovering “serious accounting improprieties, disclosure failures and outright misrepresentations” at Autonomy, the British software maker H-P acquired last year, the company said today. That’s a large loss by any measure, and looks all the uglier given...
Hewlett-Packard Takes $8.8 Billion Charge, Says it Was Duped in Autonomy Deal

Fusion-IO Acquires Software Firm ID7

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Fusion-IO, charter member of AllThingsD‘s Flash Madness club, creator of flash-memory based insert cards that turn ordinary servers into super-fast data-crunching machines, today announced an acquisition. The target is an obscure British software firm called ID7. Its speciality is software that allows storage systems to talk to interface technologies. But...
Fusion-IO Acquires Software Firm ID7

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?

Yammer's First Acquisition - oneDrum.com - Will Boost Office Collaboration

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Corporate microblogging and enterprise social networking tool Yammer has taken some of its latest investment funding and made its first acquisition today: a small British software engineering firm called oneDrum. The idea is to extend its features to the desktop, improve collaboration and give Google Docs a bit of a...
Yammer's First Acquisition - oneDrum.com - Will Boost Office Collaboration

HP Promotes Strategy Boss To Chief Operating Officer

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Bill Veghte Image: HP Bill Veghte — the man who drives strategy for HP — will also oversee all of the company’s operations. On Wednesday, HP announced that Veghte had been promoted to chief operating officer. Previously, he served as executive vice president of HP’s software division, and this post...
HP Promotes Strategy Boss To Chief Operating Officer

Autonomy founder squares up to Hewlett-Packard on day of AGM

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Mike Lynch says Autonomy's former management 'refuse to be a scapegoat' for HP's failed buyout of British software firmThe founder of Autonomy, Mike Lynch, has confronted the US computer firm Hewlett-Packard on the day of its annual shareholder meeting, saying the British software firm's former management team "refuse to be...
Autonomy founder squares up to Hewlett-Packard on day of AGM

Vaporware Allegations Latest HP/Autonomy Twist

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Settling the latest shareholder suit from Hewlett-Packard's Autonomy debacle should be easy. All HP has to do is show that it has actually built some marketable software out of the $10.3 billion acquisition. The question is, where is that software? Stanley Morrical isn't convinced such software exists, so last week...
Vaporware Allegations Latest HP/Autonomy Twist

HP Blew A Last Second Chance To Avoid Its $11 Billion Autonomy Disaster (HPQ)

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Last fall, HP wrote off most of its $11 billion purchase of Autonomy, and then accused the company's former executives of accounting fraud. Now, the WSJ is reporting that, just before buying Autonomy, HP executives learned about some accusations against Autonomy and ignored them. WSJ: During a call with an...
HP Blew A Last Second Chance To Avoid Its $11 Billion Autonomy Disaster (HPQ)

Former HP CEO Shifts Blame for Autonomy Deal to Chairman

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Ever since Hewlett-Packard said it would write off $5 billion for Autonomy, the British software firm for which it paid north of $11 billion last year, a lot of blame has been cast on Léo Apotheker, the CEO who led the company at the time. Today, for some reason, he...
Former HP CEO Shifts Blame for Autonomy Deal to Chairman

Inside HP's Missed Chance To Avoid a Disastrous Deal

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Days before Hewlett-Packard Co. dived into an $11 billion software deal it almost instantly regretted, it missed a chance to back away. During a call with an HP delegation, outside auditors for British software maker Autonomy Corp. mentioned that an executive there had raised an allegation of improper accounting at...
Inside HP's Missed Chance To Avoid a Disastrous Deal

HP's Autonomy Sells Off Stake in Video Search Company Blinkx

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Here’s a name from the Internet’s distant past that I hadn’t thought about in awhile: The video search engine Blinkx. Did you know that IT giant Hewlett-Packard ended up owning a big piece of it? Neither did I. The last time I heard about Blinkx was about a decade ago...
HP's Autonomy Sells Off Stake in Video Search Company Blinkx

Autonomy Founder Lynch Asks Board To Explain HP Allegations

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Autonomy’s founding CEO launched a new public offensive just a few minutes ago, sending an open letter to Hewlett-Packard’s board of directors seeking “immediate and specific explanations” regarding allegations of accounting improprieties that HP said it had found last week relating to the 2011 $11 billion acquisition of the British...
Autonomy Founder Lynch Asks Board To Explain HP Allegations

HP Confirms Federal Investigation Of Autonomy's Alleged Fraud In Its Annual Report

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HP has confirmed in its annual report that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation stemming from the Palo Alto company’s allegations that it uncovered widespread accounting fraud at Autonomy, the British software maker it acquired for $11 billion last year. HP confirmed the investigation in its Thursday ...
HP Confirms Federal Investigation Of Autonomy's Alleged Fraud In Its Annual Report

HP Gets Feds To Investigate Autonomy Deal

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Hewlett-Packard has made if official. The Justice Department is indeed investigating HP's allegations that Autonomy execs tricked the troubled technology giant into paying way too much for the British software maker. In disclosing the probe in its annual regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, HP has started the...
HP Gets Feds To Investigate Autonomy Deal

Hewlett-Packard faces $1bn lawsuit from shareholders over Autonomy deal

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HP accused of ignoring evidence on 'vastly overvalued' acquisition while Autonomy founder denies financial improprietyHewlett-Packard tried to pull out of its $11bn (£7bn) takeover of British software firm Autonomy before the deal closed, according to claims in a $1bn shareholder lawsuit brought against the US computer maker.HP's chief executive Meg...
Hewlett-Packard faces $1bn lawsuit from shareholders over Autonomy deal

Autonomy's Ex-Chief Calls on H.P. Board to Defend Allegations

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The former head of Autonomy, the British software maker that Hewlett-Packard acquired last year, isn't happy about the technology giant's accusations of accounting fraud at his former company. So he's calling on H.P. to defend its $8.8 billion write-down tied to the takeover....
Autonomy's Ex-Chief Calls on H.P. Board to Defend Allegations

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

Five ways in which Autonomy is alleged to have cooked the books

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We examine some of the tactics critics of the British software firm have claimed were used to inflate its growth potential'CHANNEL STUFFING'The most serious of the allegations HP has made against unnamed members of Autonomy's management team. A spokeswoman for Lynch has denied any suggestions that the tactic was used.Channel...
Five ways in which Autonomy is alleged to have cooked the books

New iPhone software makes 'bills rocket'

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iOS 6 software blamed for huge increase in use as iPhone keeps using 3G data even when on Wi-Fi, users sayiPhone users who have upgraded to Apple's new iOS 6 software have been complaining that their mobile bills have rocketed after data usage has shot up - possibly due to...
New iPhone software makes 'bills rocket'

DealBook: H.P. Claim Highlights a Gray Area in Software Sales

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Hewlett-Packard contends that Autonomy, the British software firm that it acquired for $10 billion last year, misclassified revenue, including sales of hardware with sales of software licenses....
DealBook: H.P. Claim Highlights a Gray Area in Software Sales
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