Aeropostale posted better than expected quarterly results after Wednesday's market close, but any good feelings were stamped out when the trendy apparel retailer offered up problematic guidance for the current quarter.
Hewlett-Packard said that British company Autonomy, which, it bought for $10 billion last year, lied about its finances, resulting in a $8.8 billion write-down of the value of the business. But HP is avoiding using the word "fraud" to describe the fictional bookkeeping.
Last month, IBM's Watson supercomputer beat trivia champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on "Jeopardy." At the core of Watson's success was something called Semantic Analysis Technology, and if you want to make your own "Jeopardy" bet, put some money on the companies that supply it.