News bites: HP takes $8.8 billion charge

Hewlett-Packard took an $8.8 billion charge after discovering "serious accounting improprieties" related to its acquisition of software firm Autonomy, The New York Times reports.

Democrats are deciding what to do with the trove of voter data that President Obama's campaign collected as part of his reelection bid, The Wall Street Journal writes. 

The New York Times looks at Firefox's system of symbols for alerting users about websites' privacy practices.

The International Trade Commission will review a judge's ruling that rejected Samsung's claim that Apple infringed its patents, according to Bloomberg.

Intel CEO Paul Otellini announced he will retire early, Reuters reports.