[Reuters] HP nears PC spinoff, $10 billion Autonomy buy: sources

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[Reuters] HP nears PC spinoff, $10 billion Autonomy buy: sources - 08/18/11 01:44 PM

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co is close to a deal to buy British software company Autonomy for $10 billion and will announce on Thursday a long-rumored spinoff of its PC division, the world's largest, two sources familiar with the company's plans said.