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3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Sen. Tim Scott, Carly Fiorina talk gender pay gap

The first speaker U.S. Sen. Tim Scott invited for his new Women in Leadership series blasted Democrats' "fallacious and insulting" attempts to describe Republicans as waging a "War on Women." As national Democrats seek to gain leverage this election season by tackling the issue of unequal pay among women and men, Scott, R-S.C., brought in former Hewlett Packard CEO and GOP Senate hopeful Carly Fiorina to his backyard to talk about that - and other issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Speakers, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Computers, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski

6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

One Put, One Call Option To Know About for HP

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Hewlett-Packard Co . So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2015 expiration for HPQ.

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Related Topix: Computers, Financial Markets

7 hrs ago | NewsFactor

HP Buys Cloud Computing Startup

Hewlett-Packard announced an acquisition Thursday, a rare occurrence under CEO Meg Whitman, who took over the Palo Alto tech giant not long after the disastrous $11 billion deal for -software startup Eucalyptus for an undisclosed price, which Recode reported was less than $100 million. Eucalyptus is an open-source software company that helps clients connect to public cloud offerings such as Amazon Web Services.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Hewlett-Packard, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Computers, Science, Computer Science, US Governors, Meg Whitman

8 hrs ago | Illinoisreview

Carly Fiorina brings conservative message to Downers Grove Township Oct 15

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: Downers Grove, IL, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Hewlett Packard, Computers, Speakers

12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

HP Powers Fast, Quality Application Delivery With New Cloud-Based Load Testing

HP StormRunner Load joins HP's existing performance testing solutions, which include HP LoadRunner and HP Performance Center. The modern enterprise faces a perfect storm of changes that are driving the need for a completely new approach to application delivery and testing.

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Related Topix: Computers, Hewlett-Packard

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* An Israeli government panel studying new taxes on mining companies will soften its recommendations in its final report, a source close to the committee said on Sunday. * RadioShack Corp is evaluating a $585 million financing package led by UBS AG and hedge fund Standard General LP as the U.S. electronics retailer tries to avert bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Computers

GantDaily.com

HP bribery cases mount

Palo Alto, CA, United States - In an unprecedented turn of events, Hewlett-Packard Co had admitted to having former employees bribe Russian government officials for a contract. This being a felony offense in Russia, resulted in a fine of RUB64.78 million or USD58.7 million.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Computers, Hewlett-Packard

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Hewlett-Packard Russia Pleads Guilty to and Sentenced for Bribery of Russian Government Officials

ZAO Hewlett-Packard A.O. , an international subsidiary of the California technology company Hewlett-Packard Company , pleaded guilty to felony violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and was then sentenced for bribing Russian government officials to secure a large technology contract with the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation. Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Marshall L. Miller of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of the Northern District of California, Assistant Director in Charge Andrew G. McCabe of the FBI's Washington Field Office and Chief Richard Weber of the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation made the announcement.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Hewlett Packard, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Reuters

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Anglo-Dutch oil group Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Credit Suisse to advise on the sale of its European liquefied petroleum gas business, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing four people with knowledge of the decision. ** Hewlett-Packard Co is exploring the sale of its web-based photo sharing service Snapfish, and has held discussions with multiple private equity and industry buyers, a person with knowledge of the situation said.

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Related Topix: eBay, Startups, Computers, Restaurant Management, Darden Restaurants

CBS Atlanta

Correction: Hewlett-Packard-Russian Bribes story

A U.S. appeals court was set to hear arguments Friday on whether a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls should be reactivated in time for the November elections following a... In a stunningly fast decision, a federal appeals court in Chicago reinstated Wisconsin's voter photo identification law on Friday - just hours after three Republican-appointed judges heard arguments on reactivating the... Prison officials were warned about an escape the day before three inmates, including a school shooter who killed three students, scrambled over a fence before being recaptured, the union representing Ohio guards said Friday.

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Related Topix: Computers, Hewlett Packard, Gay/Lesbian, Missouri

Reuters

Exclusive: HP exploring sale of photo sharing service Snapfish - source

Hewlett-Packard Co is exploring the sale of its web-based photo sharing service Snapfish, and has held discussions with multiple private equity and industry buyers, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Snapfish, which HP bought for more than $300 million in 2005 and currently sits within its printing and personal systems group, is considered non-core for the company, the person said, asking not to be named because the matter is not public.

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Related Topix: Computers, Startups, Shutterfly

Business Journal

Behind the List: Tech companies employ 15,000 in region

This week's list of the largest technology companies in the four-county area employ an estimated 15,729 people. This week's list of the largest technology companies in the four-county area employ an estimated 15,729 people.

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Related Topix: Computers

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Park Record

HP fined $58.7M for bribery of Russian government

Hewlett-Packard Co. pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Computers, US News, Park City, UT

Benzinga

's M&A Chatter for Thursday September 11, 2014

The Deal : Alliance Data Systems and Conversant announced Thursday that Alliance Data will purchase Conversant in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately $2.3 billion, or $35 per Conversant share. The deal consists of 48% cash and 52% ADS shares, and is expected to close by year end.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Alliance Data Systems, Computers

Chico Enterprise-Record

HP buying cloud developer Eucalyptus as Meg Whitman Restarts M&A

Hewlett-Packard is buying cloud-computing software developer Eucalyptus Systems as Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman embarks on new acquisitions to bolster the computer maker's businesses. Eucalyptus, founded in 2009, provides technology that lets companies store, process and deliver computing data via the Internet.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Hewlett-Packard, Computers, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

MSN Money

EMC considers selling stake in VMware: NY Post

Data storage products maker EMC Corp has decided to explore selling its stake in its software unit, VMware Inc, giving into pressure from Paul Singer-run activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corp, the New York Post reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. Shares of EMC, which has a market value of $59.86 billion, rose 1.4 percent to $29.92 in premarket trading.

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Related Topix: Continuity Software, Computers, EMC, Reuters

AmericanBankingNews.com

Hewlett-Packard Company Earns "BBB+" Credit Rating from Morningstar

Hewlett-Packard Company has earned a "BBB+" credit rating from analysts at Morningstar . The credit rating agency's "BBB+" rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk.

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Related Topix: Computers

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

An Application for the Trademark 'RECLINE' Has Been Filed by Hewlett-Packard Company

The international trademark goods and services class code for this trademark application is 009. As submitted by the applicant, this trademark application relates to the following goods and services: Computers, personal computers, laptop computers, notebook computers, desktop computers, tablet computers, handheld computers, all-in-one computers, computer workstations; computer hardware; computer peripherals; computer keyboards, computer mice, computer cables and connectors, computer adapters, computer monitors, computer displays, flat panel display screens.

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Related Topix: Computers, Inform Technologies, ESS Technology, Startups, Personal Web Systems, ArcSight

TheStreet.com

Why Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Stock Is Up Today

The company's near-record amounts of cash allow it to pursue an acquisition, and "the worst sales forecast among computer peers provides the motivation for HP to buy its way to more competitive products," according to Bloomberg . Whitman's remarks come three years after HP bought data-analysis company Autonomy, which ultimately led to an $8.8 billion writedown and numerous shareholder lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Computers, Hewlett Packard, Financial Markets, Business News

TheStreet.com

Why Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) Stock Is Up Today

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Related Topix: Computers, Hewlett Packard, Mozilla, Financial Markets

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