• Law Firm Seeks To Halt HP-Compaq Merger Vote

    A Los Angeles law firm on Sunday said it has asked a judge to stop a vote on the proposed $21 billion merger between Hewlett-Packard Co. and Compaq Computer Corp., but HP denied on Monday that such a request was ever filed with the court.

  • Moody's Cuts CA's Debt Rating

    Moody's Investors Service late Friday said it cut Computer Associates International's debt rating due to a reduction in the software vendor's cash flow and last week's revelation that preliminary inquiries into the company have been launched by federal agencies.

  • Spring Comdex Focuses On Solutions

    Over the past few years, solution providers complained that Spring Comdex in Chicago had become a lackluster show, playing second fiddle to its big brother, Fall Comdex in Las Vegas, and focusing more on last week's consumer technology than tomorrow's business solutions. That is changing.

  • PeopleSoft Says Not Aware of Any SEC Probe

    PeopleSoft on Friday said it has not been informed that it is the subject of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission probe.

  • Oracle Issues Warning on Third-Quarter Profits

    Oracle on Friday warned its fiscal third-quarter earnings will be a penny lower than its original forecast, hurt by slow sales in Asia.

  • Novell Software Surge

    Novell is gearing up for BrainShare 2002 with the launch of several new software products this month, including a major upgrade of its eDirectory, code-named Falcon.

  • Shades of Enron at MarchFirst

    It wasn't just the collapse of the dot com bubble that killed MarchFirst. Instead it was mismanagement, deception and wasteful spending on the part of its CEO and leadership team that did in the Web services giant, according to documents filed this week in bankruptcy court.

  • HP-Compaq Transition Plans Are Ready

    It took 600 full-time employees and 500,000 hours, but the "tough" decisions about products and channel strategies for a merged Hewlett-Packard-Compaq Computer have been made.