Hewlett-Packard Co.’s board was urged by a committee that reviewed the company’s purchase of Autonomy Corp. to pursue legal claims against former executives of the British software maker and to take no action involving its own officers, according to a court filing.
Private-equity mogul Bruce Rauner jabs his left index finger at the Chicago ballroom crowd after his victory in Illinois’s Republican primary election, vowing things will change in the debt-strapped state if voters choose him as governor in November.
EBay Inc. settled a U.S. lawsuit accusing it of violating antitrust laws by agreeing not to hire Intuit Inc. employees, bringing an end to a Justice Department crackdown on Silicon Valley hiring practices.
Hewlett-Packard Co. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman, who rewarded stock and bond investors in 2013, may soon be pressured to make acquisitions that favor shareholders over those owning her company’s debt.
Hewlett-Packard Co. Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman, the company’s board and former CEO Leo Apotheker were sued by an investor alleging that mismanagement and botched acquisitions have destroyed shareholder value.