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26 min ago | Daily Trojan

Candidate Neel Kashkari is more than just an underdog

California's gubernatorial election is just two months away. Currently leading by 21 points among likely voters, Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown holds the edge over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari.


Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, US News

14 hrs ago | InformationWeek

What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal

HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.


Related Topix: US Governors, Startups, MySQL, Amazon

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Biz Break: Hewlett-Packard jumps back into acquisition market with cloud-software buy

In this Aug. 21, 2012, file photo, the Hewlett-Packard Co. logo is seen outside the company's headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, US Governors, Google, Startups, WebMD


HP buys Eucalyptus, puts Marten Mickos in charge of cloud unit

In a deal that makes strategic sense and buys HP a lot of open source credibility, the company acquires Eucalyptus to round out its private and hybrid cloud plans. Hewlett-Packard said Thursday that it has acquired Eucalyptus, an open source software vendor for hybrid cloud deployments, in a deal that gives the company a leader for its Helion business unit.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Hewlett-Packard, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, US Governors, Startups, MySQL

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Brown, Kashkari prepare for gubernatorial debate

Gov. Jerry Brown doesn't have much on the line as he faces his Republican challenger in the only gubernatorial debate scheduled so far this election season.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Cal State Sacramento

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Courthouse News Service

$3.75M eBay Settlement Gets Seal of Approval

A federal judge approved a $3.75 million settlement for eBay workers affected by an alleged "handshake" agreement with Intuit not to recruit each other's employees.


Related Topix: Intuit, Startups, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

New Jersey Herald

New York House candidates tap into their own cash

Democrat Aaron Woolf has devoted more than $400,000 of his own money in his race against Republican Elise Stefanik for an open U.S. House seat in northern New York.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Nan Hayworth, Representative Sean Patrick, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat, US Governors

Mon Aug 25, 2014


With its IBM server biz purchase settled, what's next for Lenovo?

Now that the federal government has given its approval for IBM to sell off its x86 server business to Lenovo, the Chinese firm has a considerably challenge ahead of it in becoming a global technology player.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, US Governors

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Autonomy deals raise questions as HP row escalates: Files focus on...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Autonomy's $11bn sale to Hewlett-Packard faces further scrutiny after documents cast doubt over the structure of some transactions conducted by the British software firm before its takeover.


Related Topix: Startups, Autonomy, Computers, Hewlett Packard, Biotech, Medicine, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry, US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Mitt Romney accepts ice-bucket challenge from Utahn with ALS

A Salt Lake City resident who hasn't let Lou Gehrig's disease stop him from accomplishing his life's goals inspired former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to take the Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Rob Portman, US Senate, Chicago, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

H-P's CC: PCs, printing, cash flow, Russia/China discussed

"The PC business is flat to declining slightly and we think that that will continue," says Meg Whitman on H-P's FQ3 CC.


Related Topix: HP, Computers, US Governors


HP Third-Quarter Sales Top Estimates as PC Revenue Jumps

Profit excluding certain items in the period ended July 31 was 89 cents a share, with revenue rising 1.3 percent to $27.6 billion, the Palo Alto , California-based company said today in a statement.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, PC, US Governors, Printers, Computers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown sets debate with Neel Kashkari

Gov. Jerry Brown, right, shakes hands with Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, after Brown signed to measure to place a $7.5 billion water plan on the November ballot, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sacramento, CA

Seeking Alpha

Hewlett-Packard Earnings Preview: 4X Cash Flow, Ex Balance Sheet Cash - Still A Fan

Analyst consensus is expecting $26.99 billion in revenue to generate $0.89 in EPS, for expected year-over-year growth of -1% and 3%.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, HP, Computers, US Governors