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  • Accenture Sees Strong Q2

    Consulting giant Accenture says it will beat analysts' expectations when it reports its financial performance for the second quarter of 2002.

  • HP Shareholder Meeting On Compaq Begins

    Hewlett-Packard Co. began its shareholder meeting Tuesday morning, as Chief Executive Carly Fiorina took the stage and began her final pitch asking investors to vote for HP's $21 billion acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp.

  • HP Employee Fund To Vote Against Compaq Merger

    Hewlett-Packard Co.'s employees have voted most of their retirement fund shares against management's plan to buy Compaq Computer Corp., opponents of the deal said on Monday, the eve of the long-awaited HP shareholder meeting on the embattled merger.

  • EMC Looks to Dell to Help Lower Production Costs

    EMC, whose first-quarter results are expected to show a slow start to the year, is actively negotiating with Dell Computer to lower the production costs of its data-storage devices as it battles archrival IBM and others in a pricing war.

  • HP Employee Fund to Vote Against Compaq Merger

    Hewlett-Packard's employees have voted most of their retirement fund shares against management's plan to buy Compaq Computer, opponents of the deal said Monday, the eve of the long-awaited HP shareholder meeting on the embattled merger.

  • HP Shareholders Head to Vote on Compaq Merger

    Hewlett-Packard shareholders decide Tuesday whether to back CEO Carly Fiorina's plan to buy Compaq Computer in the largest computer sector merger or to side with HP founding families who see a "$25 billion mistake."

  • Software Vendors Weigh In On HP-Compaq Merger

    With the impending Hewlett-Packard shareholder vote concerning the proposed Compaq merger, many segments of the IT industry are contemplating life after the merger and after Compaq. While the mega-merger has its roots in hardware and will affect the PC-server markets the most, the software industry has been watching closely as well.

  • Sun VP Grimes Says Sun Will Benefit From Merger Chaos

    Sun Microsystems Vice President Gary Grimes, who oversees the solution provider channel for the midrange giant, says if the Hewlett Packard-Compaq Computer proposed merger wins shareholder approval the "confusion" will benefit Sun.

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