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Hewlett-Packard CEO Fiorina steps down

...future." Fiorina, one of the few women to head a Fortune 500 company, pushed through HP's acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp. in 2002 despite fierce resistance from shareholders and directors. One of the lead dissenters was HP director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/10/bus_442325.shtml
Business
2003's oddest venture capital startups

...piece of machinery - the traffic signal - helped OptiSoft Inc. raise $10 million during 2003 and recruit former Compaq Computer Corp. board member Ted Enloe as its chief executive. The Richardson, Texas-based startup says its energy-efficient...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/01/fin_399495.shtml
Finance
Two tech titans designate each other public enemy No. 1

...on their products - IBM is doing its utmost to keep HP a wannabe. HP picked this fight last year when it bought Compaq Computer Corp. for $19 billion, the biggest high-tech acquisition ever, and said it would challenge IBM's lead in lucrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/28/bus_398662.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...Hewlett accused Hewlett-Packard Co. of improperly enticing a big investor to back HP's $19 billion buyout of Compaq Computer Corp. In an unusual move against a company by one of its own directors, Mr. Hewlett alleged that the in vestment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/29/bus_341536.shtml
Business
Enron's name comes off Astros' ballpark

...a deal by the middle of April. Companies that have expressed interest in naming rights include Conoco Inc., Compaq Computer Corp., and Landry's Restaurants. One the big blue letters are gone, one more task will remain: Four clocks in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/27/bas_341143.shtml
Baseball
Pocket change

...workers. BIZ BITES High-tech mergers are often failures The $20 billion marriage of Hewlett-Packard Co. and Compaq Computer Corp. appears to have survived a corporate civil war. Now it has to overcome the simple fact that, more often than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/24/bus_340597.shtml
Business
Astros remove Enron's name from one side of field

...a naming rights agreement with a new partner. Companies that have expressed interest in include Conoco Inc., Compaq Computer Corp. and Landry's Restaurants, all headquartered in Houston. Many of the references to Enron Field already have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/20/bas_339730.shtml
Baseball
Astros airbrush reference to Enron Field

...specifically." Companies that have expressed interest in naming rights for the ballpark include Conoco Inc., Compaq Computer Corp. and Landry's Restaurants, all with headquarters in Houston. The large Enron Field signs remain on display...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/14/bas_338441.shtml
Baseball
Business briefs

...36 cents per share. Computer giants set dates for merger vote SAN JOSE, Calif. - Hewlett-Packard Co. and Compaq Computer Corp. will ask shareholders to approve their historic and controversial $23 billion merger on consecutive days next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/06/bus_331726.shtml
Business
Business briefs

...A mutual fund with 1.1 percent of Hewlett-Packard Co. shares has endorsed the $24.3 billion plan to buy Compaq Computer Corp., giving HP valuable support as it prepares for a proxy fight over the deal. Lewis Sanders, the vice chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/22/bus_334222.shtml
Business