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HP Could Fire 25,000 In Cost-Cutting Move

Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), the No. 1 computer maker, were largely unaffected by a report it would fire as many as 25,000 employees as part of cost-cutting measures.
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Settlement With HP Isn't Going To Happen: Oracle

An Oracle Corp attorney ruled out a settlement with Hewlett-Packard Co in a bitter lawsuit over the Itanium microprocessor, a day after the judge refused to resolve the case for either side before trial.
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HP, Oracle seek pretrial wins in Itanium case

U.S. tech giants Hewlett Packard and Oracle on Monday both sought pretrial wins in their bitter legal battle over whether Oracle can end support for Itanium, a heavy-duty microprocessor.
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HP to merge printer, PC businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21 - Hewlett Packard Co will merge its printer and PC businesses, combining two of its largest divisions as Chief Executive Meg Whitman tries to jump-start growth at the technology company.
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HP to Merge Printer, PC Arms in Revamp: Sources

Hewlett Packard Co CEO Meg Whitman plans to combine the computing giant's PC and printing divisions in a major internal overhaul intended to spur combined sales of hardware to customers, two sources familiar with the move told Reuters.

Oracle 3Q Results: Is Another Miss In Store?

Oracle (Nasdaq: ORCL), the No. 3 software developer and No. 1 in databases, is scheduled to report third-quarter results Tuesday. Last quarter, it missed estimates and the shares plunged 15 percent, shaving as much as $5.3 billion from the net worth of CEO Larry Ellison.
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Mark Hurd Letter Details Sexual Harassment of HP's Jodie Fisher [FULL TEXT]

According the recently released letter, drafted by lawyer Gloria Allred, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO made a series of increasingly aggressive advances toward contractor Jodie Fisher from 2007 to 2009, kissing and fondling her and attempting to pressure her into an affair. Hurd's lawyer dismissed the letter (read here) as full of inaccuracies, but rumors of a settlement are fueling the fire.


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