Oracle May Be Flat in Q2, but It May Be Warming Up for a Strong 2014

Sales may even fall when it reports earnings on Wednesday. But new products could fuel good news next year.
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HP and Its CEO Must Answer Shareholder Lawsuit Over Disastrous Autonomy Deal

A federal judge wants to know what Meg Whitman knew about Autonomy, and when she knew it.
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Chegg Set to Go Public Tomorrow in Next Post-Twitter Tech IPO

Which came first: The chicken or Wall Street investors?
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Is AOL Finally Making Money From Content? Maybe!

For years, AOL has emphasized its content, but made all of its profit selling Internet access (!). That may finally be changing.
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Sherpa Ventures Starts $150M Fundraising With $15M Infusion From TPG

Now the well-known Silicon Valley pair will have some walking-around money.
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News Byte

BackOps, a Back Office as Service for Small Businesses, Lands $7 Million

BackOps, a cloud-based company that offers back-office services like accounting, human resources and financial reporting, has raised a $7 million Series A investment led by Sherpa Ventures and e.ventures. Google Ventures also invested, as did the company’s seed investors, CrunchFund and Zynga founder Mark Pincus. The company combines its cloud software platform with a legion of experienced work-at-home professionals, and aims to allow companies to outsource their day-to-day back-office operations. The round brings its total capital raised to $9 million.

Hearst Taps Demand Media’s Bradford and Yucaipa’s Johnson to “Redefine” the San Francisco Chronicle

Can the City by the Bay finally get the newspaper it deserves?
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Don’t Weep for Groupon Ex-CEO Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason isn’t leaving Groupon empty handed.

HP May Be Debt-Free This Year, CFO Lesjak Says

You read that right.
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What Exactly Happened at Autonomy?