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Palm head says turnaround hurt by swifter peers

(AP) -- The head of smart-phone maker Palm said the company's attempt at a turnaround - which ended earlier this year when it was bought by Hewlett Packard for $1.8 billion in cash - was thwarted by competitors that simply ...

dateDec 08, 2010 in Business
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HP to pay $16.25M to settle FCC, DOJ case

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $16.25 million to settle allegations that it showered Texas school officials with gifts to win contracts funded by a federal program that pays for Internet connections for schools ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Business
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Hurd accuser claimed inside info

(AP) -- A person familiar with the ouster of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s former CEO Mark Hurd tells The Associated Press that the woman who accused Hurd of sexual harassment also claimed that he told her about a major acquisition ...

dateNov 06, 2010 in Business
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Choice of CEO signals new direction for HP

(AP) -- The appointment of a German software executive as Hewlett-Packard Co.'s next CEO sends an unmistakable signal that the board of the world's largest technology company is prepared to gamble big on an aggressive push ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Business
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