U.K. council to probe Autonomy

HP accuses firm of improper accounting in period before its acquisition

Posted: February 12, 2013 at 3:09 a.m.

A shopper looks at a display of Hewlett-Packard Co. tablet computers at a Best Buy store in East Palo Alto, Calif. Autonomy Corp., a software company Hewlett-Packard bought in 2011, is being audited by England’s accounting regulator.

Autonomy Corp.’s financial reporting in the years leading up to its acquisition by Hewlett-Packard Co. is being investigated by the U.K. accounting regulator.

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Business, Pages 23 on 02/12/2013