Post Tagged with: "Autonomy"

HP takes $8.8b charge blamed on Autonomy “improprieties”
/ November 20, 2012 12:16 pm
HP takes $8.8b charge blamed on Autonomy “improprieties”

Shares of computer giant Hewlett-Packard fell more than 12% by midday Tuesday after the company revealed it will take an $8.8 billion charge due to "accounting improprieties" by Autonomy. Read More

Guest post: Can we trust social media publishers to protect our privacy?
/ November 19, 2012 4:15 am
Guest post: Can we trust social media publishers to protect our privacy?

Can we trust social media publishers to protect our privacy? Barry Murphy, co-founder and principal analyst of EDJ Group, cautions that this question has legal ramifications every business needs to understand. Read More

Free app augments reality for The Darkness
/ September 4, 2012 10:22 am
Free app augments reality for The Darkness

The Darkness tend to theatrically augment hard rock, so it’s appropriate that the multiplatinum-selling band’s new mobile app includes augmented reality powered by Aurasma among its features. Read More

HP Pays $10.2 to Get Autonomy
/ August 18, 2011 2:01 pm
HP Pays $10.2 to Get Autonomy

Palo Alto, Calif. – Hewlett-Packard (HP), the Palo Alto-based computing giant, said on Thursday it will pay approximately $10.2 billion to acquire U.K. infrastructure software maker Autonomy, while also exploring the potential sale or spin-off of its own PC business.

The PC unit, known as HP’s Personal Systems Group (PSG), expanded significantly in 2002 with the company’s acquisition of Compaq, but has suffered from low margins of late. The unit produced $10.45 billion in sales last quarter – about one-third of [...].

Web Video Index Blinkx Secures $31.2 Million
/ October 15, 2010 10:27 am

San Francisco – Blinkx, the operator of a searchable index of Web video, plans to raise $31.2 million through a private placement of its shares, Reuters reported.

Majority shareholder Autonomy will be among the buyers of the shares, which are equivalent to 7.5% of the company.

San Francisco-based Blinkx said in a statement that the deal will "further strengthen Blinkx’s balance sheet and provide additional funding to support Blinkx’s growth strategy."



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Video Search Firm Blinkx Raises $50 Million in London IPO; Shares Up 40%
/ May 22, 2007 6:41 pm

San Francisco – Blinkx, a searchable index of Web video, saw its shares rise 40% in their initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange Tuesday, which garnered around $50 million and saw the company valued at nearly $355 million.

Blinkx was launched three years ago in San Francisco, by a former executive at Cambridge, England-based search firm Autonomy.

That company recently exercised an option to acquire 90% of Blinkx, and merged it with its consumer search unit. [...].

Video Search Firm Blinkx to See London IPO
/ April 25, 2007 4:01 pm

Cambridge, U.K. – Autonomy, a provider of enterprise and consumer search technology, announced on Wednesday that it will exercise an option to buy consumer video search provider Blinkx, merge its own consumer search division with the company, and file for an initial public offering on London's AIM exchange next month.

The Times Online reported that analysts expect to see a market value of between $150 million and $500 million.

Autonomy will hold about a 10% stake in the new entity, [...].

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