Fusion-io Inc. plunged the most ever after replacing Chief Executive Officer David Flynn with Shane Robison, a former Hewlett-Packard Co. senior leader associated with a disastrous deal by his prior employer.
When Dell Inc. President Marius Haas was still a rising executive at Hewlett-Packard Co. in 2005, his new boss Mark Hurd entrusted him with a critical task: unearthing sales weaknesses and inflated costs.
Hewlett-Packard Co. accused Autonomy Corp., the software maker it bought last year, of a broad range of financial falsehoods resulting in an $8.8 billion writedown, adding to challenges facing Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman in the midst of a multiyear turnaround. Shares plunged.
Hewlett-Packard Co. may reveal as early as today how it will fight shareholder claims it botched the Autonomy acquisition and will soon face demands that executives provide testimony, e-mails and documents as investor lawsuits over an $8.8 billion writedown of the deal reignite.
A former portfolio manager for Steven A. Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors LP was charged with what U.S. prosecutors called a record-setting insider-trading scheme that netted as much as $276 million for the hedge fund.
Hewlett-Packard Co. , which paid the highest multiple on record for a computer company six months ago, now needs to spend as much as double the historical valuation for software takeovers to catch up in cloud computing.
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.