[Reuters] HP says discovered accounting "failures" at Autonomy unit

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[Reuters] HP says discovered accounting "failures" at Autonomy unit - 11/20/12 07:36 AM

(Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard Co said on Tuesday it took an $8.8 billion charge related to its acquisition of software firm Autonomy, citing "serious accounting improprieties," as it swung to a fourth-quarter loss.