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October 19, 1994 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scott Cook showed the world that a David like his Intuit Inc. could take on a Goliath like Microsoft Corp. and win handily. Now, in a decision that stunned many technology watchers, he has thrown his lot in with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. Microsoft agreed last week to pay a whopping $1.5 billion in stock to buy Intuit, publisher of the popular Quicken personal finance software. The goal of Gates and Cook is to be the essential software link in the multibillion-dollar personal finance market.
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October 19, 1994 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scott Cook showed the world that a David like his Intuit Inc. could take on a Goliath like Microsoft Corp. and win handily. Now, in a decision that stunned many technology watchers, he has thrown his lot in with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. Microsoft agreed last week to pay a whopping $1.5 billion in stock to buy Intuit, publisher of the popular Quicken personal finance software. The goal of Gates and Cook is to be the essential software link in the multibillion-dollar personal finance market.
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March 9, 2001 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pressed to raise money for the Los Angeles mayor's race and to rebuild her treasury after running for statewide office, state Controller Kathleen Connell has tapped companies with state and local interests and has laid the groundwork for using campaign solicitations to pay off personal debt.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1995 | KATHY M. KRISTOF, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Intuit, the maker of the nation's best-selling tax software program, announced Thursday that it will pay Internal Revenue Service interest and penalties for anyone harmed by newly disclosed glitches in the company's TurboTax and MacInTax tax-preparation programs. Complete revised versions of the errant software are being made available free of charge both by mail and on several on-line bulletin boards, company officials said.
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June 11, 1991 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At Fleetwood Enterprises in Riverside, the work force has been slashed by 2,000 in the past year, and restrictions on hiring and travel remain firmly in place. Although sales appear to be picking up, the recreational vehicle maker's executives say high state and national jobless rates trouble them. At Wet Seal, an Irvine-based chain of women's clothing stores, sales are stronger in Northern California, but remain slow in its primary market of Southern California.
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