Report: Meg Whitman will likely be named HP’s new CEO later today (updated)

Whitman will replace current HP boss Léo Apotheker, who has attracted much criticism after shaking up the company in the last few months. Apotheker recently laid off 500 employees in HP’s WebOS division, killed the WebOS-equipped TouchPad after just six weeks on the market, bought software firm Autonomy for $10 billion and announced he would explore spinning off HP’s PC division.

HP goes all-in with all-in-one PCs

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.