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HP Edges Closer to Autonomy Dispute Settlement

But despite reaching an agreement with shareholders, the settlement is still subject to court approval

Mike Lynch Riled by Reported HP Shareholder Truce

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch has fired another verbal barb at HP chief executive Meg Whitman following a reported truce between the vendor and disgruntled shareholders.

Hurd-era Suit Against HP Dismissed for Good

For the second time in a year, a federal judge tossed the suit brought by investors saying the plaintiffs’ claims were too vague to show HP did anything wrong.

Court Spikes Aereo, Will Cloud Suffer Too?

At issue was the legality of Aereo’s service, which rents dime-sized antenna’s that subscribers use to receive broadcast television programming that Aereo captures and transmits as a streaming Internet service.

Cloud Contracts Must Do More for Customers

The legal framework for service levels around cloud computing has not kept pace with the advance of the technology itself, with customers sometimes ill served by cloud contracts and IT suppliers as a result.

Missing IRS E-mails More Than a Backup Issue

The IRS informed congressional investigators it lost more than 2 years of its former commissioner’s emails due to a “computer crash.” The news made many techies chuckle because of its implications for backup. The story goes way beyond backup to double standards eDiscovery and jurisdiction.

IBM-Lenovo Server Deal Hits Security Snag

According to published reports, IBM and Lenovo have filed requests for extension to give U.S. national security regulators more time to review the proposed $2.3 billion sale of the IBM entry-level server unit to Lenovo.

IBM Escapes SEC Action After Cloud Probe

The SEC has told IBM it will not face any action as it wraps up its investigation into the way Big Blue reports cloud sales.