May 1, 2002
Judge dismisses HP merger lawsuit
Walter Hewlitt didn't want the merger between HP and Compaq to succeed. But it looks more and more like he's out in the cold, with Judge William Chandler III dismissing the suit. Hewlett can still appeal, and he swears he will continue to monitor the company. In other words, he plans to make himself a royal pain to Carly Fiorina. Read about it at News.com.