New HP CEO Meg Whitman has a tough decision about what to do with webOS, so she’s given herself a little more breathing room by saying the final call will come in two weeks.
Apple will launch refreshed models of the popular MacBook Air laptop in the first quarter of 2012, including a new 15-inch model, according to a Digitimes report.
[vimeo 32551196 w=640 h=360] When you think of cool, innovative technology, docking stations aren’t the first things that come to mind. But a young startup called InfiniWing has built an impressive add-on for Apple’s wildly popular MacBook Air laptop that could turn some heads.
For some strange reason, HP is still really hot on the idea of mating webOS with its printers — to the point where it has become a crucial part of its negotiations to sell off its Palm assets.
Meg Whitman said Hewlett-Packard wants to grow more organically in the future.
Hewlett-Packard will get “back to business fundamentals” in 2012, said Meg Whitman, the newly appointed chief executive of the world’s largest technology company, in a conference call with analysts today.
Tech giantHewlett-Packard reported better than expected earnings today, beating expectations despite a tough world economy and fierce competition.
Hewlett-Packard will report earnings today for the first quarter since Meg Whitman took over as chief executive of the technology industry giant in September.
Oracle filed court documents late last week contending that Hewlett-Packard and Intel have secretly been keeping the unpopular Itanium server chip alive, even though no one wants to buy it.
Hewlett-Packard introduced its first business-focused Ultrabook laptop today as it chases after Apple’s vaunted MacBook Air.
Hewlett-Packard started unveiling its fall line of premier laptps today with the introduction of two new HP Envy notebooks.
Phil McKinney, the talkative chief technology officer of Hewlett-Packard’s PC division, announced today he was retiring from HP by year end.
The head of HP’s PC division Todd Bradley called a report yesterday that HP has decided to shut down its WebOS devision an “unfounded rumor.”
[vimeo 31273554 w=640 h=360] This week, IBM named its first-ever female CEO, Virginia Rometty.
HP will soon be manufacturing Ultrabooks, the super-light, super-slim computers that will compete with Apple’s MacBook Air.
[Update: HP has since said this is an "unfounded rumor."]
HP will be keeping its PC division after all, according to a press released put out by the company today.
Hewlett-Packard said that its longtime tech expert Shane Robison will retire on Nov. 1. Robison is the executive vice president and chief strategy and technology officer at HP.
An unauthorized shipment of TouchPads running the Android operating system has HP scrambling for leads, and open source advocates up in arms.
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New Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has vowed to decide whether or not to spin off the company’s personal computer division by the end of October, Businessweek reports.
Online retailer Amazon moved 95,000 units of its hotly-anticipated 7-inch tablet, the Kindle Fire, the first day the tablet was available for pre-order, according to estimates from market research firm eDataSource.
Editor's Pick Who will save what’s left of Palm from HP’s bumbling? It could be Amazon, as the online retailing giant is in serious negotiations to snap up Palm from HP, VentureBeat has learned.
Editor's Pick Hewlett-Packard has many advantages as the world’s biggest technology company. But having a consistent CEO is not one of them.
Former eBay CEO and Calif. governor hopeful Meg Whitman will likely be named the new full-time CEO of Hewlett-Packard after markets close later today, according to All Things D.
With rumors circulating that Hewlett-Packard’s board may fire chief executive Leo Apotheker, it is interesting to note that his approval rating is declining fast among employees.
Hewlett-Packard shares are rising this morning on reports that former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman is being considered by HP directors as a possible replacement for current boss Léo Apotheker.
The inevitable layoffs for workers in HP’s webOS division began this week, with the company planning to let as many as 525 workers go, reports All Things Digital.
Multimedia software maker Arcsoft on Monday announced it has raised a $20 million round of funding, with the intention of creating mobile and cloud-based browser applications, and investing in core technologies.
Hewlett-Packard is launching a new laptop today with a soft rubber surface that gives it some extra protection and a cooler style.
Hewlett-Packard is launching such a big pile of products today it reminds me of the days when the company used to call its product launches “the Big Bang.” But today’s releases focus on a segment of computing known as the all-in-one PC, which has a keyboard, monitor and computer all packaged into one machine.
Editor's Pick As the firing of Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz suggests, patience is wearing thin among board directors at big technology companies. Bartz’s ouster follows the firing of other CEOs for offenses that would be classified as misdemeanors at any other type of company.
Samsung CEO Choi Gee Sung has quashed rumors that the company is interested in HP’s webOS software, saying that it would “never” pursue such a deal, Bloomberg reports.
Editor's Pick For math geeks, it doesn’t get better than this.
Two weeks after announcing that it might be spinning off its PC business, HP is following through: It just put the business up for sale.
Customer relationship management (CRM) software provider Salesforce.com chief executive Marc Benioff said Hewlett-Packard made the right call by getting out of the PC industry.