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    1. August 4, 2014

      HP accuses Autonomy founder of fraud

      Hewlett-Packard levelled an accusation of fraud directly at former Autonomy chief executive Mike Lynch for the first time on...

    2. July 21, 2014

      Former Autonomy CFO seeks to block HP-shareholder settlement

      The former chief financial officer of Autonomy has accused Hewlett-Packard of using a legal settlement to cover up the real...

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    1. July 8, 2014

      Mike Lynch’s fund invests in biotech start-up

      Mike Lynch, the founder of UK software group Autonomy, has revealed the latest investment from his $1bn technology fund as...

    2. July 1, 2014

      Hewlett-Packard presses claims against ex-Autonomy pair

      Hewlett-Packard opened a new front in its fraud claims against former executives of UK software company Autonomy, as it...

    3. July 1, 2014

      HP-Autonomy: shaggy-dog story needs a public airing

      The dispute between Hewlett-Packard and UK tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch has turned into a real shaggy dog story. The mutt in...

    4. June 27, 2014

      HP in talks to settle Autonomy lawsuits

      Hewlett-Packard is in talks to settle shareholder lawsuits over its disastrous $11bn acquisition of UK software company...

    5. June 10, 2014

      Lynch backs software company that seeks to predict behaviour

      Mike Lynch, the former chief executive and founder of software company Autonomy, is among a group of investors in...

    6. March 19, 2014

      Autonomy’s Mike Lynch accuses HP of misleading shareholders

      Mike Lynch, the former chief executive of Autonomy, has accused HP of misleading its shareholders about the $5bn writedown...

    7. February 17, 2014

      HP/Autonomy investigation: Tangled web of hardware and resellers

      Documents hold key to HP deal allegations Three weeks before Autonomy was due to close its books at the end of 2010,...

    8. December 6, 2013

      Lynch fund sees future in app that merges real and virtual worlds

      The future of dieting might look something like this. Your internet-enabled glasses identify and analyse the nutritional...

    9. March 21, 2013

      Hewlett-Packard: board beyond belief

      Not a bad gig. Walking in to Hewlett-Packard’s annual meeting in 2010, the board’s nine non-employee members looked back on...

    10. March 20, 2013

      HP board survives investor protest vote

      Hewlett-Packard, the world’s biggest PC maker by unit sales, suffered a shareholder protest vote at its annual meeting on...

    11. March 20, 2013

      Autonomy founder urges clarity from HP

      Autonomy’s former chief executive has asked investors in Hewlett-Packard to seek more detail on the company’s $8.8bn...

    12. March 19, 2013

      Arm loses a pair of capable hands

      The unexpected departure of Warren East as chief executive of Arm Holdings comes as the company reaches an inflection point...

    13. March 5, 2013

      Investors told to reject members of HP’s board

      An influential proxy advisory firm has urged Hewlett-Packard shareholders to vote against the re-election of Ray Lane, the...

    14. February 11, 2013

      UK accounting body probes Autonomy

      The UK’s accountancy watchdog has launched a rare investigation into the financial reports of Autonomy and the work of...

    15. December 28, 2012

      HP discloses US probe into Autonomy

      Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it is mired in legal actions and is co-operating with the US Department of Justice over...

    16. December 2, 2012

      Autonomy deal is a lesson for managers

      Since Hewlett-Packard dropped its bombshell last month about massive writedowns at Autonomy, most of the attention has...

    17. November 29, 2012

      KPMG disputes role in Autonomy writedown

      KPMG sought to distance itself from allegations of accounting improprieties at Autonomy, the British software company bought...

    18. November 28, 2012

      Moody’s downgrades HP credit rating

      Moody’s delivered another blow to Hewlett-Packard’s floundering turnround efforts on Wednesday when the credit rating agency...

    19. November 27, 2012

      Active stance makes Qatar a powerful arbiter

      It is hard to know how to refer to Qatar Holding, which steered the outcome of the Glenstrata merger vote and has just sold...

    20. November 27, 2012

      Autonomy founder puts pressure on HP

      The founder of Autonomy Corporation has stepped up pressure on Hewlett-Packard, issuing an open letter to the board and...

    21. November 27, 2012

      HP sued over Autonomy takeover

      Investors have taken legal action against Hewlett-Packard over its allegedly overvalued acquisition of Autonomy with...

    22. November 26, 2012

      UK accountancy regulation ‘toothless’

      Accounting regulation in the UK has come under fire from Citigroup in response to allegations of improprieties at Autonomy,...

    23. November 25, 2012

      Autonomy cannot dent Cambridge’s tech role

      The shiny, identikit business parks that surround Cambridge could belong to any small UK city – if the companies that they...

    24. November 21, 2012

      M&A court battles on the rise

      Should Hewlett-Packard launch formal lawsuits over its $8.8bn Autonomy writedown, it would not be alone in turning to the...

    25. November 21, 2012

      HP due diligence thrust into spotlight

      In the blame game between Hewlett-Packard and Autonomy, the US company’s leadership has thus far distanced itself from...

    26. November 21, 2012

      Lynch stands by Autonomy methods

      Mike Lynch, the British software entrepreneur at the centre of the accounting scandal that has rocked Hewlett-Packard, has...

    27. November 20, 2012

      Software scandal in Silicon Valley

      Few big takeovers in recent years have received quite as harsh a reception as that accorded Hewlett-Packard’s $11bn bid for...

    28. November 20, 2012

      Controversy follows ex-Autonomy chief

      With a fierce competitive drive and barely concealed impatience, Mike Lynch has long been the champion for a generation of...

    29. November 20, 2012

      HP takes $8.8bn hit over Autonomy

      Hewlett-Packard has been plunged into an accounting scandal over its 2011 acquisition of Autonomy, the UK enterprise...

    30. November 4, 2012

      ‘Super-angels’ fund Cambridge tech groups

      Cambridge has a secret weapon to see its high-tech and scientific businesses through times of economic hardship: the...

    31. October 8, 2012

      Osborne delights Tory right with speech

      George Osborne has delighted the Tory right with plans to let bosses strip new staff of employment rights in exchange for...

    32. October 5, 2012

      Retention pay is a bonus for turning up

      Shareholders in Xstrata face an unusual choice. At an extraordinary meeting, probably in November, to consider the $80bn...

    33. September 10, 2012

      Microsoft executive to run HP unit

      Hewlett-Packard has poached Robert Youngjohns, Microsoft’s North American president, to run its struggling Autonomy software...

    34. September 7, 2012

      ‘Golden era’ for those with confidence

      Peter Marks, who next year retires as chief executive of the Co-operative Group, one of the UK’s largest retailers, said in...

    35. July 20, 2012

      Defeating the vicarage syndrome

      In the past, successful British entrepreneurs who reached their goal of selling or listing their business would all too...

    36. May 26, 2012

      Small caps: Lynch’s HP exit hits Blinkx

      Blinkx, the video search engine spun off from Autonomy in 2007, slumped 14.5 per cent this week on news that Autonomy...

    37. May 25, 2012

      Lynch eyes next autonomous move

      No one was especially surprised when Mike Lynch, founder of Autonomy, parted company with Hewlett-Paclard this week. After...

    38. May 24, 2012

      Huddle raises $24m to fund US expansion

      Huddle, the London-based online collaboration service, has raised $24m as it seeks to emulate UK tech success story...

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