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Hewlett-Packard and Autonomy Dig in For a Long War

Tug Of War

Until last week, Dr Mike Lynch was being hailed as "Britain's Bill Gates" after selling Autonomy, the software company he started in his garage, for £7bn to US titan Hewlett-Packard. The mathematics whizz had almost single-handedly restored Cambridge's reputation as Britain's answer to Silicon Valley and was feted as one of the rare examples of a scientist turned successful businessman, having pocketed £500m from the 2011 deal.



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China could become Apple's top market by next year

Greater China leapt past Europe to become Apple's second largest market in revenue terms during the January-March quarter, and analysts say it won't be long before the region surpasses the U.S. to become the company's top market.