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  • HP Sees Charges Up to $1.4 Billion After Compaq Merger

    Computer and printer maker Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday said it could take merger charges of up to $1.4 billion if its planned acquisition of Compaq Computer is completed.

  • Palm-Xerox Patent Dispute Continues

    Palm officials on Tuesday said products based on the company's handheld operating system will continue to ship despite an ongoing patent dispute with Xerox.

  • HP Charges Hewlett Continues To Mislead Investors

    Hewlett-Packard late Tuesday afternoon dismissed as "misinformation" Walter Hewlett's charges that multimillion-dollar post-merger compensation packages for HP CEO Carly Fiorina and Compaq CEO Michael Capellas were discussed by the HP board.

  • CA Shares Up 10 Percent

    Shares of Computer Associates International showed early signs of recovery Tuesday after dropping significantly last week amidst reports of federal inquiries into its accounting practices.

  • United Nations Addresses Global E-Commerce

    At the United Nations on Tuesday, government officials and business executives called for heightened cooperation in creating technology infrastructure and international laws that encourage the rise of e-commerce.

  • Hewlett: HP Mulled High Pay For Fiorina, Capellas

    Hewlett-Packard has considered paying Chief Executive Carly Fiorina nearly $70 million over two years, including stock options, after the pending merger with Compaq Computer, dissident HP director Walter Hewlett said on Tuesday.

  • Novell Announces Executive Changes

    Networking software maker Novell said Tuesday its chief operating officer is leaving the company, while a former executive is returning to a new position as vice chairman in the office of the CEO.

  • Compaq-Hewlett Deal Opposed By Institutional Investor

    Brandes Investment Partners LP, a money-management firm that held about 1.3 percent of Hewlett-Packard shares at the end of 2001, plans to vote against H-P's proposed acquisition of Compaq Computer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • BEA Joins Forces With Intel

    BEA announced a new alliance with Intel on Tuesday designed to optimize the BEA WebLogic Platform running on Intel Xeon and Itanium-based servers.

  • Craig Barrett And You

    Armed with questions coming from you, our readers, VARBusiness sat down with Intel chief Craig Barrett for a one-on-one interview to find out his thoughts about the issues affecting your business.

  • QandA Part 1
  • QandA Part 2
  • Novell COO To Depart

    Stewart Nelson, executive vice president and COO of Novell, will leave the network operating software vendor within a few weeks, the company said on Tuesday.

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