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Former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn dies, WSJ reports

In 2006, Dunn approved a plan to spy on Hewlett-Packard board members, employees, and journalists including three from CNET. Five years after the scandal, Dunn dies of ovarian cancer at age 58.

By 6 December 2011


Pretexters avoid jail time after guilty plea in HP spying case

A judge sentences Joseph and Matthew DePante, a father and son team involved in Hewlett-Packard's infamous spy scandal, to three years probation and six months of house arrest as part of a plea agreement.

By 13 July 2012


Accused pretexters enter mystery plea in old HP spy case

Father-and-son team charged with crimes related to HP's spy scandal enters plea, but that plea is immediately placed under seal by the court.

By 24 February 2012


Investigators charged in connection with HP spying case

Two men linked to HP's 2006 "pretexting" scandal were charged last week with conspiracy to commit fraud.

By 9 November 2011


Plea hearing postponed in HP spy scandal redux

We won't have pleas in HP's infamous "pretexting" scandal 'til next year. The big question: Why are the feds resurrecting the 5-year-old case now?

By 10 November 2011


Reports show HP was right to dump Hurd

commentary Mark Hurd's career skyrocketed after he turned HP around, but two new reports illustrate how his reckless behavior involving a former actress endangered his company's reputation.

By 7 November 2010


Qualifications needed to be HP's next CEO

There are plenty of names being tossed around for who'll take over Mark Hurd's old job. CNET takes a look at what qualities HP's board should be seeking in that candidate.

By 11 August 2010


Hurd's double faults leave him out at HP

Mark Hurd's abrupt departure from HP over fake expense reports and a relationship with an employee is the second major scandal on his watch in his five-year tenure at HP.

By 7 August 2010


What's next for HP after Hurd

As a well-managed company, HP's next few months will likely be business as usual. But the next CEO has opportunities to expand HP's reach and vision even further.

By 7 August 2010