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September 23, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
New documents filed in federal court say that 3Com Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Benhamou had more than a casual relationship with the groups battling for control of Yellowave Corp., a former franchiser of hair salons turned tech incubator that is the target of fraud allegations. Benhamou apparently met with top executives of the company in July to discuss prospects for its technology and briefly accepted an offer to join its board, court filings say.
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September 29, 2000 | Reuters
Computer networking equipment maker 3Com Corp. said Bruce Claflin, president and chief operating officer, will replace Eric Benhamou as chief executive, effective Jan. 1. The move came two years after Claflin joined Santa Clara, Calif.-based 3Com after 22 years at IBM Corp. and a later stint at Digital Equipment Corp., now owned by Compaq Computer Corp.
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BUSINESS
September 29, 2000 | Reuters
Computer networking equipment maker 3Com Corp. said Bruce Claflin, president and chief operating officer, will replace Eric Benhamou as chief executive, effective Jan. 1. The move came two years after Claflin joined Santa Clara, Calif.-based 3Com after 22 years at IBM Corp. and a later stint at Digital Equipment Corp., now owned by Compaq Computer Corp.
BUSINESS
September 23, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
New documents filed in federal court say that 3Com Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Eric Benhamou had more than a casual relationship with the groups battling for control of Yellowave Corp., a former franchiser of hair salons turned tech incubator that is the target of fraud allegations. Benhamou apparently met with top executives of the company in July to discuss prospects for its technology and briefly accepted an offer to join its board, court filings say.
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August 22, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A boardroom squabble over whether Eric Benhamou, chairman and chief executive of the giant 3Com Corp., is involved with a tiny Los Angeles technology incubator has sparked allegations of death threats, fraudulent overseas money transfers and the sale of companies that may never have existed. The controversy has crippled Yellowave Corp., a former operator of discount hair salons, which has reinvented itself as an incubator for Israeli technology companies.
BUSINESS
August 14, 2004
* Online auctioneer EBay Inc. said it purchased a 25% stake in Craigslist, a popular online network of classified ads and forums. * Intel Corp. delayed the release of a new chip designed for use in flat-panel televisions. * Miramax Films laid off 13% of its employees, as expected, leaving the studio with a workforce of 420. * PalmSource Inc. said Eric Benhamou tendered his resignation as chairman, effective in October. * Huffy Corp.
BUSINESS
July 16, 1998
3Com Corp. said Bruce Clafin, a former senior vice president at Digital Equipment Corp., will join the networking company next month as president and chief operating officer. Clafin, 46, will replace Eric Benhamou, who will retain his posts as CEO and chairman, Benhamou will focus on guiding 3Com's strategy. The Santa Clara firm more than doubled its work force when it bought US Robotics last year. Clafin headed DEC's PC unit until DEC was bought by Compaq Computer Corp. last month.
BUSINESS
June 12, 2002 | Reuters
Palm Inc. Chairman Eric Benhamou said new products should boost sales this year in the moribund hand-held computer industry, but he expects growth of about 10% in 2003, short of analysts' expectations. Benhamou said during the Bear Stearns technology conference that industry analysts currently expect growth of about 18% in 2003, but he expects analysts to recalibrate their outlooks after a poor start for the first quarter of 2002.
BUSINESS
July 29, 1998 | Reuters
3Com Corp., the world's second-largest maker of computer network equipment, agreed to invest up to $100 million in China and said it plans to start selling its PalmPilot hand-held computer in Hong Kong and Japan. The Santa Clara-based company's growing business in China is expected to help offset a slowdown in Japan, 3Com Chairman Eric Benhamou said.
BUSINESS
June 3, 1998 | Bloomberg News
3Com Corp. said it will hire a new executive to manage day-to-day operations at the struggling computer networking company, relieving Chief Executive Eric Benhamou of some responsibilities. The No. 2 maker of equipment that links computers to corporate networks and the Internet is conducting a search for an executive who will assume the title of either president or chief operating officer, 3Com spokeswoman Leslie Davis said. Benhamou will retain his CEO post.
BUSINESS
August 22, 2000 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A boardroom squabble over whether Eric Benhamou, chairman and chief executive of the giant 3Com Corp., is involved with a tiny Los Angeles technology incubator has sparked allegations of death threats, fraudulent overseas money transfers and the sale of companies that may never have existed. The controversy has crippled Yellowave Corp., a former operator of discount hair salons, which has reinvented itself as an incubator for Israeli technology companies.
BUSINESS
November 20, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Santa Clara, Calif.-based 3Com Corp. said it will spend at least $70 million to build a manufacturing plant in Singapore, its first production site in the Asia. The world's second-biggest maker of computer-networking equipment said the plant, which will make all of 3Com's products, will employ as many as 400 people by 2000. It's scheduled to be completed by the first half of 1998. 3Com has 18 sales and support offices in the Pacific Rim.
BUSINESS
July 7, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Santa Clara-based 3Com Corp. said two top executives of its fast-growing Palm Computing unit, including Palm founder Jeff Hawkins, are resigning from the No. 2 networking-equipment maker to start a new company. Hawkins, Palm's chief technology officer, and Donna Dubinsky, 3Com vice president and general manager of Palm Computing, will leave this week, Dubinsky said. The pair, who came to 3Com when it bought US Robotics Corp.
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