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Long Before HP Deal, Autonomy’s Red Flags

When Autonomy Corp. was starting up in this historic university town, founder Mike Lynch stuck a sign on an office door that read “Authorized Personnel Only.” Behind the door, he told visitors, were 500 engineers working on “hush-hush” projects.

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Leo Apotheker: Due Diligence of Autonomy Was Meticulous

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker, who orchestrated the company’s acquisition of Autonomy last year, said he was “both stunned and disappointed” to learn of Autonomy’s alleged accounting improprieties.