HPQ: The new Hewlett-Packard is go

Hewlett-Packard and Compaq are now legally a single entity; now all the new company has to do is sort out its conflicting product lines. A ZDNet UK News Focus

NEWS:
HP strives to be premier tech provider
Wed 8 May:
The new HP vows to lead the way in the tech industry, but warns of severe cost-cutting ahead - including $1bn in layoffs HP ready to get down to business
Tues 7 May:
Faced with scepticism about its future as a merged company, HP is working to prove that it is ready to take on its critics HP merger means new ticker
Fri 3 May:
Compaq will live on in the new Hewlett-Packard symbol for the New York Stock Exchange HP announces final results of vote count
Thurs 2 May:
The results of the votes of Hewlett-Packard shareholders have now been announced HP merger lawsuit dismissed
Wed 1 May:
A Delaware judge throws out Walter Hewlett's challenge to the Hewlett-Packard shareholder vote, ruling that the vote was legal Brief: HP vote 'neither free nor fair'
Tues 30 April:
Legal papers from the Hewlett camp say that HP's actions towards Deutsche Bank were tantamount to vote-buying HP integration carries on in merger limbo
Mon 22 April:
While Hewlett-Packard defends itself in court and the vote count goes on, the two companies are planning for the future Houston, we have a merger
Thurs 21 March:
Compaq shareholders voted 9-to-1 in favour of the mega-merger with Hewlett-Packard, says the Houston-based computer maker. The formal HP count is the only hurdle left
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