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  • SanDisk to Buy Fusion-io for $1.1 Billion

    SanDisk Corp. agreed to buy Fusion- io Inc. for about $1.1 billion, gaining a provider of storage systems to Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. and a route to grow its data center business.

  • Fusion-io Plunges Most Ever After CEO, Co-Founder Resign

    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.

  • Dell’s Haas as Turnaround Boss Honed Profit-Lifting at HP

    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.

  • Fusion-io in Play as Growth, Price Converge: Real M&A

    Potential acquirers long tempted by Fusion-io Inc.’s industry-leading growth prospects got another reason to consider a takeover when the memory-technology company’s valuation sank this month.

  • HP Plunges on $8.8 Billion Charge From Autonomy Writedown

    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.

  • HP Faces Pressure on $9 Billion Writedown

    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.

  • Fusion-io Takeover Talk Resurges With Seagate: Real M&A

    Fusion-io Inc., a long-speculated takeover target, may be Seagate Technology Plc’s ticket to catching up with Western Digital Corp. in flash-memory technology.

  • Stillman & Friedman, DLA Piper, Hogan: Business of Law

    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 Trailing in Cloud Leads to Lowest Tech Valuation: Real M&A

    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.

  • HP Investor Sues Whitman, Board Alleging Mismanagement

    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.

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