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  • HP's Autonomy acquisition under investigation in the UK

    Hewlett-Packard's purchase of Autonomy is under investigation by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, the company said in a regulatory filing ahead of its annual meeting where there are expected to be challenges to the re-election of Chairman Ray Lane and two board members.

    Written by John Ribeiro12 March 13 04:10
  • HP unveils Big Data Security strategy

    HP has taken the wraps off its Big Data Security strategy, describing how combining the enterprise search and knowledge management resources from its Autonomy subsidiary with its ArcSight security-event and information management (SIEM) can yield new ways to detect cyberattacks or rogue-employee behavior.

    Written by Ellen Messmer25 Feb. 13 13:04
  • HP says it may sell assets that underperform

    Hewlett-Packard will continue to evaluate potential divestitures of underperforming parts of its business, and the process could get messy, the company warned its investors in its annual 10-K document, which was filed in late December.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus02 Jan. 13 16:18
  • HP confirms DOJ investigation into Autonomy acquisition

    HP said in a legal filing Thursday that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating its $10.3 billion acquisition of enterprise search company Autonomy, which HP alleges inflated its value through accounting tricks.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk28 Dec. 12 06:56
  • HP commits to embattled Autonomy software division

    Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has again affirmed the company's commitment to its embattled Autonomy software division, saying that HP's fiscal health is stronger than some may believe.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus17 Dec. 12 11:16
  • 3 Steps HP Should Take to Turn Itself Around

    Hewlett-Packard has problems that need fixing, and they go deeper than Autonomy.'s Rob Enderle says HP can learn from Chrysler, IBM and Apple -- each of which took the time to repair its image while deciding which parts of the business were worth saving.

    Written by Rob Enderle30 Nov. 12 14:02
  • Whitman says HP '100 per cent committed' to Autonomy products

    Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has moved to reassure customers that the future of its Autonomy product line is safe, a day after HP disclosed an alleged accounting scandal at the company it acquired last year.

    Written by James Niccolai21 Nov. 12 21:12
  • HP to 'seek redress' for alleged Autonomy accounting fraud

    Hewlett-Packard is planning to "aggressively" seek recompense for alleged accounting fraud related to the acquisition of its Autonomy unit, which resulted in the vendor taking a non-cash impairment charge of US$8.8 billion.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus20 Nov. 12 15:02