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Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

California's party-switchers miss the vote

Even in a one-party state like California, voters don't trust politicians who experience a convenient political conversion.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, US Politics, Mitt Romney

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NewsFactor

Double Duty: HP's CEO Meg Whitman Named Chairman

Meg Whitman just gained a bit more clout within Hewlett-Packard. Whitman has been president and chief executive of the technology giant since September 2011, and now has also been named chairman, filling the shoes of interim chairman Ralph Whitworth.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, US Governors, HP, Hewlett-Packard, Computers

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Ex-Autonomy CFO seeks to block HP settlement over bad merger

A former top executive at Autonomy Corp is seeking to block Hewlett-Packard Co's settlement of three shareholder lawsuits over its troubled purchase of the British software company, saying HP officials are wrongly absolved of a $8.8 billion writedown.

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Related Topix: Startups, Autonomy, Computers, US Governors

Fri Jul 18, 2014

PHONE+

HP Ceo Meg Whitman Takes on Chairman Title

HP 's board this week elected Meg Whitman, the company's president and CEO, to also serve as chairman of the board.

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Related Topix: US Governors

TheStreet.com

Why Meg Whitman's Ascent to Chairman of HP Signals New Beginning

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, US Governors, Mozilla, HP, Computers

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NewsOK.com

CEO Whitman takes chairman post at Hewlett-Packard

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is assuming the title of chairman after the departure of interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth, who resigned to deal with health issues.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers, US Governors

TechCrunch

HP Appoints CEO Meg Whitman To Chairman Of The Board

Meg Whitman just gained a bit more power within HP. The company's Board of Directors has appointed her to the chairman's spot following the departure of Ralph Whitworth earlier this week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Corporate Governance, Law, Mining, Alcoa

Business Journal

HP appoints CEO Meg Whitman as chairman

Meg Whitman has been CEO of HP since 2011 and board member from January 2011. She was hired amid flagging PC and printer sales to turn around the company, which has been hit by a general PC market contraction and also suffered a disastrous $8.8 billion writedown from the botched acquisition of Autonomy.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Printers, Alcoa, Mining

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Hewlett-Packard Interim Chairman Whitworth resigns

Hewlett-Packard's interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth , has resigned from the company's board to concentrate on personal health issues.

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Related Topix: HP, Computers, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Still not enough women in tech, but these 11 are making a ton of money

Hewlett-Packard CEO and former eBay chief Meg Whitman tops the list of the wealthiest women in tech, with a net worth of $1.9 billion.

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Related Topix: US Governors

EETimes

chipmonk0 MBA saleswomen Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman ruined the...

MBA saleswomen Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman ruined the once great hardware company HP.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Forbes.com

Meg Whitman Met Her Match: Jack Ma Was No Small Competitor

In light of Alibaba's upcoming IPO, I thought it would be appropriate to run a series of excerpts from my book The Chinese Dream , which documents Alibaba's humble beginning, its triumph over eBay The last episode was set in Alibaba's boardroom.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, US Governors, Alibaba, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Taobao, Business News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

CNet News

HP, Shareholders Officially End Litigation Over Autonomy Buy

CEO Meg Whitman and HP board are absolved, but former Autonomy executives will not be exempt from any subsequent litigation.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Startups, Autonomy, Computers, US Governors, Santa Clara County, CA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

CMSWire

Guess Where Workers Have New Rights to Work from Home?

It's time for CEOs Marissa Mayer and Meg Whitman to eat their words - or at least rethink their strong stances on workplace inflexibility at Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard, respectively.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Big News Network.com

Hewlett-Packard in talks to settle Autonomy lawsuits

PALO ALTO, California - Hewlett-Packard is in "serious" talks with shareholders over ending three lawsuits connected to its disastrous $11.7 billion purchase of British software company Autonomy, which within a year the US tech major wrote down by $8.8 billion claiming it has been duped.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Startups, Autonomy, Computers, US Governors

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Reuters

Exclusive: HP to settle suits over Autonomy deal; make claim against ex-CEO Lynch

Hewlett-Packard Co and attorneys representing shareholders have agreed to settle litigation over its troubled $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy Corp, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.

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Related Topix: Startups, Autonomy, Computers, HP, US Governors

Thu Jun 26, 2014

CBS News

Can Meg Whitman save HP?

Whitman was once the global marketing manager for Mr. Potato Head. But after her days in the toy industry at Hasbro, she grew eBay into a giant, bought Skype, and spent $144 million of her own money running for governor of California - an investment she lost.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, US Governors, Marketing, HP, Hewlett-Packard, Computers

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