Hewlett Packard

  • Chromebox for meetings: Google unveils corporate videoconferencing product 07-02-2014 08:21 AM

    San Francisco: Google unveiled a videoconferencing system for businesses on Thursday, the Internet search company's latest effort generate revenue from corporate customers. Google said it was partnering with Asus, Hewlett-Packard and Dell to offer a specialised version of its Chromebox PC that comes with videoconferencing gear, including a video camera...
  • Qualcomm buys Palm patents from HP 24-01-2014 02:29 PM

    San Diego: Cell-phone chip maker Qualcomm said Thursday it has acquired patents once owned by smartphone maker Palm from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed amount. Qualcomm says the purchase covers 1,400 US patents and about 1,000 more foreign patients for the company's mobile computing technology. Hewlett-Packard paid $1 billion for Palm...
  • HP CEO Meg Whitman's salary soars from $1 to $1.5 million 19-12-2013 08:53 AM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is getting a huge raise as she enters the third year of her attempt to turn around the slumping personal computer and printer maker. Whitman's annual salary is soaring to $1.5 million from the $1 that she settled for during her first two years...
  • Ex-Microsoft executive, ex-McDonald's CEO join HP board 16-07-2013 10:38 AM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co on Monday appointed three big-name directors, including former Microsoft Corp software chief Raymond Ozzie and former McDonald's Corp Chief Executive James Skinner, as the struggling PC maker searches for a chairman and addresses top-level stumbles of past years. The PC maker, which has been trying to...
  • HP launches the world's fastest desktop printer 24-04-2013 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Hewlett-Packard launched the HP Officejet Pro X series and the HP Officejet Pro 3610/3620 Black and White series in India. The HP Officejet Pro X500 series is claimed to be the world's fastest desktop printer. On the other hand, the company claims that the HP Officejet Pro 3610/3620...
  • HP Chairman Ray Lane resigns, Whitworth takes over for now 05-04-2013 11:16 AM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co Chairman Ray Lane, who has come under fire from shareholders for his role in the acquisition of software company Autonomy Plc, has relinquished his post in the No.1 personal computer maker's latest board shake-up. Two other directors left as HP, which has gone through several board...
  • HP sells webOS to LG Electronics 26-02-2013 06:12 AM

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  • HP opens webOS mobile software to others 10-12-2011 10:00 AM

    San Francisco: Hewlett Packard Co has decided to open its webOS mobile operating system to developers and companies, potentially taking on Google Inc's free Android platform that is popular with handset makers. HP, which acquired webOS in a $1.2 billion purchase of Palm in 2010, had been trying to figure...
  • HP, Intel plotted to keep Itanium processor alive: Oracle 19-11-2011 01:03 PM

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp accused Hewlett-Packard of "secretly" contracting with Intel Corp to keep Intel's Itanium microprocessor from being phased out, according to a court filing from Oracle in its long-running legal battle with HP over the Itanium platform. According to Oracle's filing, HP and Intel forged a "contractual commitment"...
  • HP weighing sale of webOS unit 09-11-2011 04:32 PM

    New York/San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co is looking to sell Palm's webOS mobile software platform, a deal that could fetch hundreds of millions of dollars but less than the $1.2 billion that HP paid last year, four sources close to the matter said. Advised by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HP...
  • HP launches a new Slate 2 Windows 7 tablet 04-11-2011 02:43 PM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) on Thursday introduced its Slate 2 Tablet PC, a business-targeted tablet computer running Windows 7 operating system. Looking like the previous version, Slate 2, featuring an 8.9-inch screen, is upgraded with Intel Atom Z670 processor to deliver faster boot times and improved battery life up...
  • HP says it will keep personal computer unit 29-10-2011 08:47 AM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co. has decided against spinning off or selling its PC division - a plan first brought to light in August by the technology conglomerate's now former CEO. HP said on Thursday that it reached its decision after evaluating the impact to the company of jettisoning the business...
  • HP loses strategy chief as overhaul rumbles on 21-10-2011 12:43 PM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co's chief strategy and technology officer has retired, becoming the latest senior executive to leave the storied Silicon Valley giant struggling to restore its tarnished credibility. Shane Robison, 57, will step down on November 1, ending an 11-year term at the company, which is now pondering a...
  • Apotheker's exit payout dwarfs HP's new CEO 30-09-2011 02:13 PM

    Bangalore: Hewlett Packard Co will pay ousted CEO Leo Apotheker nearly $10 million in severance and bonuses and let him keep 156,000 restricted shares, a hefty payout for an 11-month term that saw HP's share price dive 45 percent. In contrast, HP will pay new CEO Meg Whitman a base...
  • HP bolsters defences, hires Goldman Sachs: Report 29-09-2011 03:32 PM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard is beefing up its defences in an effort to fend off activist investors who, with enough shares, could demand drastic changes at the company, according to a published report. The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday on its website that Hewlett-Packard Co. has hired Goldman Sachs to help...
  • HP names Meg Whitman CEO, Leo Apotheker out 23-09-2011 07:40 AM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co named former eBay Inc Chief Executive Meg Whitman its president and CEO, replacing the harshly criticised Leo Apotheker in a bid to restore investor confidence in the iconic Silicon Valley company. The decision was made without a formal CEO search and piled renewed criticism on the...
  • Not in race for HP's PC business: Intel 15-09-2011 01:55 PM

    San Francisco: Ruling out any move to become the rival of its own customers, the world's largest chip-maker Intel said it is not interested in acquiring technology giant HP's PC business. At the same time, it also dismissed speculation about a growing divide between Intel and its long-term partner Microsoft,...
  • HP resurrects TouchPad for one last go at the iPad 31-08-2011 01:06 PM

    Los Angeles: Hewlett Packard Co plans to crank out "one last run" of TouchPads, days after declaring it will kill off a line of tablets that failed to challenge Apple Inc's command of the booming market. A day after the chief of HP's personal devices division told Reuters the TouchPad...
  • HP unveils new desktop days after announcing PC exit 23-08-2011 06:59 AM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard launched a new desktop on Monday, days after the technology company revealed plans to spin off or sell its personal computer unit. HP billed the new computer - the HP Compaq 8200 Elite All-in-One Business Desktop - as the "first all-in-one PC" aimed at corporate and public...
  • With HP tablet dead, who can challenge Apple? 22-08-2011 12:13 PM

    New York: The sudden demise of Hewlett-Packard Co's WebOS TouchPad after just seven weeks on shelves was a reminder of how tech giants have failed so far to take a bite out of Apple Inc's iPad. The TouchPad joins Dell Streak 5 in the tablet graveyard and weak sales for...
  • Palm largely dead as HP shuts phone, tablet unit 19-08-2011 12:55 PM

    San Francisco: When Hewlett-Packard Co. snapped up Palm Inc. last year for $1.8 billion, it looked like the smartphone pioneer's last chance. Palm was a year into a major turnaround effort but gaining little traction despite a hip, new CEO known for making the iPod a household name. It had...
  • HP to pay $10 bn for Autonomy as it exits mobile 19-08-2011 12:53 PM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co. is buying Autonomy Corp. to expand its lineup of business software products as it lowers its profile in consumer electronics. The acquisition, announced Thursday, comes amid a flurry of other dramatic moves that will reshape HP, the world's largest technology company by revenue. The shake-up will...
  • HP TouchPad review: More blah than brilliant 30-06-2011 08:36 AM

    San Francisco: A year after Hewlett-Packard Co. purchased flailing Palm, the technology behemoth is rolling out the first tablet that uses Palm's webOS operating system. The July 1 release should be a triumph for HP, showcasing its ability to compete in the increasingly crowded tablet market. Yet while the TouchPad's...
  • HP looks to expand WebOS reach 22-06-2011 02:25 PM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard is looking to expand the use of WebOS software among developers and consumers as it gears up to launch its tablet in a booming market dominated by Apple Inc's iPad. "We would partner with people who can quickly broaden the ecosystem and quickly utilize the strength of...
  • HP shakes up managers, aims at China, India 14-06-2011 12:43 PM

    San Francisco: Hewlett-Packard Co moved a veteran executive onto its board and announced the departure of two senior officers in a major ongoing management shake-up, and put new focus on China and India. Chief Executive Leo Apotheker, who took over at the world's No. 1 computer maker in September, is...