Hewlett-Packard has offered to buy 3PAR, a vendor of virtualised storage systems, for US$1.6 billion in cash, topping a bid of $1.15 billion made by Dell last Monday.
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SAP's revenue fell in the third quarter, but earnings rose -- although neither figure was as high as analysts had hoped. The company said it expected the decline in software and software-related service revenue to continue.
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