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Description:  Hewlett-Packard Co., the world’s largest computer maker, is in talks to buy Autonomy Corp. for about $10 billion and plans to spin off its personal-computer business, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Autonomy confirmed it is in talks with Hewlett-Packard in a statement. Cory Johnson reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Fast Forward.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Source: – video report

Date: 08/18/2011


Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the opinions presented in this report.
  • Do you agree with the analysis?
  • How much blame rests with management over the past 12 years?
  • How do you think HP should proceed in the future?
  • What would you advise investors to do at this time?

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