Linked by David Adams on Thu 18th Aug 2011 19:13 UTC
In the News Hewlett-Packard Co. , the world's largest computer maker, is in talks to buy [database search software vendor] Autonomy Corp. for about $10 billion and plans to spin off its personal-computer business, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Is this an indicator of the Post PC Era?
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by Cymro on Thu 18th Aug 2011 23:21 UTC
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Are Autonomy really worth $10 billion?

The core of what they do is sound, but so much about their software was lazy as hell when I used in the early 2000s. Had no idea they would fetch so much, but that's enterprise for you...

Edited 2011-08-18 23:21 UTC

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