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Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation

Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation

By Sean Patterson February 12, 2013

Back in November 2012, HP announced its dismal quarterly results and blamed around $5 billion of its $8.8 billion impairment charge on “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy prior to its purchase by HP in 2011. Autonomy …

Shareholders Sue Everyone Over HP/Autonomy Deal Shareholders Sue Everyone Over HP/Autonomy Deal

When HP announced last week that it was taking an $8.8 billion impairment charge, and that $5 billion it is related to “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentation, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy before HP acquired the firm, it was clear that …

Autonomy Founder Issues Open Letter to HP Autonomy Founder Issues Open Letter to HP

Ever since HP’s announcement that it will take an $8.8 billion impairment charge, mostly due to what it calls “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy prior to its 2011 acquisition by HP, Autonomy founder Mike Lynch has …

Autonomy Founder Blames HP For Lost Billions Autonomy Founder Blames HP For Lost Billions

HP is seeing some massive blowback from its announcement that it has taken an $8.8 billion impairment charge, and that around $5 billion of it is due to ” serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy. HP purchased …

Autonomy Auditor Denies Knowledge of Fraud Claims Autonomy Auditor Denies Knowledge of Fraud Claims

The fallout from HP‘s allegations of massive accounting fraud at Autonomy continue to grow. Today, an account auditing firm that audited Autonomy’s financials before the company was purchase by HP has denied any knowledge of the accounting improprieties HP alleges. …

Autonomy Founder Fires Back at HP Amid Fraud Claims Autonomy Founder Fires Back at HP Amid Fraud Claims

The founder of enterprise search and knowledge management service company Autonomy is firing back at HP amid allegations that his company used sketchy accounting practices to inflate its value prior to its sale to HP in August 2011. In an …

HP Logs $8.8 Bil. Charge For Fraudulent Accounting HP Logs $8.8 Bil. Charge For Fraudulent Accounting

Just over one year ago, HP bought Autonomy, an enterprise search and knowledge management service company for $10.2 billion. Today, HP announced it would be taking an $8.8 billion impairment charge due to what it calls “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, …

Google Lobbies for Self-Driving Car Legality in Nevada Google Lobbies for Self-Driving Car Legality in Nevada

Google’s once secret automated vehicle research and testing is now looking towards the next step: legality.  Well, in one state at least. The New York Times is reporting that Google is “quietly lobbying” for proposed legislation in the great state …

Google Strikes Back At Autonomy

Google is defending itself against enterprise search vendor Autonomy saying that its white paper needs some corrections concerning Google’s Search Appliance.

Google Blasts Autonomy Over White Paper

The two companies compete in the enterprise search market, but Google found Autonomy’s take on how Google’s version works to be less than accurate.

Autonomy Acquires Zantaz
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$375 million will buy a lot of things, and one of them appears to be Zantaz, “a global leader in content archiving, electronic discovery solutions and software as a service.”  Autonomy, “a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise,” is behind the purchase.

Blinkx To Go Public

The idea of a “Google killer” has lost most of its meaning – challenger after challenger came along, assumed that title, and proceeded to fail miserably.  Google Video may face a real threat in the form of Blinkx, however – the Autonomy corporation has announced plans to demerge that video search engine.

Of Ants, Dolphins, And Search Technology

Research groups mimic the behavior of animals to make their search technology more efficient.

Autonomy Chats Up eTalk

Supplier to Navy for information handling software acquiring contact center product maker eTalk.