Categories: Hewlett-Packard

Intel Boosts Outlook on Improving Demand

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on August 28

Dell, Hewlett-Packard Co. and other customers of Intel remain cautious about end-user demand, but the chipmaker says things are finally looking up. Santa Clara (Calif.)-based Intel on Aug. 28 said…

Greenpeace Knocks HP’s Environmental Record

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on July 28

Is Hewlett-Packard dragging its feet on helping clean up the environment? Protesters from Greenpeace think so. Several scaled walls at the company’s Palo Alto (Calif.) corporate headquarters early July 21,…

Hardware for a Facebook World

Posted by: Douglas MacMillan on June 18

A post I wrote yesterday for sister blog Blogspotting… Last week, BusinessWeek’s tech team got a visit from Phil McKinney, the CTO of HP’s personal systems group. As we were…

HP’s MediaSmart Server: Second Time’s the Charm

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on December 29

By launching a second version of its MediaSmart Windows Home Server, Hewlett-Packard gets my award for persistence in the face of adversity. I gave the original server a favorable review…

PC Manufacturers Recall More Sony Batteries

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on October 30

Remember the brouhaha a couple of years ago when Sony took the heat for failing to tell consumers immediately about a problem with its notebook pc batteries? The electronics giants…

HP To Cut Nearly 25,000 Jobs

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on September 15

The bad news keeps coming for America’s workers. Hewlett-Packard announced Sept. 15 it plans to slash 24,600 jobs, or 7.5% of its global work force, in the next three years…

HP, Intel and Yahoo Team Up In The Clouds

Posted by: Arik Hesseldahl on July 29

Computing giant Hewlett-Packard, chipmaker Intel and Web concern Yahoo said today they have teamed up on cloud computing. If you’re unfamiliar with the phrase, perhaps you ought to go back…

Is HP-EDS Deal About the Cloud or the Heavy Metal?

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 13

Judging from Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd’s conference call this morning, ably reported by Between the Lines’ Larry Dignan, HP’s $14 billion purchase of Electronic Data Systems is all about cutting…

Hewlett-Packard’s Mark Hurd About to Make His Big Move?

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 12

With the big exception of that pretexting scandal in 2006, Hewlett-Packard has kept a remarkably low profile under CEO Mark Hurd. That may be about to change shortly, as the…

Dunn’s Done, Hurd’s Not

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 22

In the wake of the HP leaks probe scandal, Chairman Patricia Dunn is now leaving the board entirely—not surprising, given her central role in the mess. Looks like HP senior…

HP Scandal: Now, It Leads to CEO Mark Hurd

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 21

Until now, Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd has been squarely in the eye of the hurricane that is the HP leak probe—you know, that place in the middle of the storm…

HP Scandal: Another Blow to the Silicon Valley Way

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 14

That’s what I’m thinking in a commentary I just wrote, anyway. I don’t want to lard onto the HP mess too much significance. But while HP’s poorly controlled leak probe…

HP Leak Investigation Scandal Continues

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 12

It just never seems to end. And I’m not so sure this morning’s board changes will call the government dogs off HP….

Come Clean, HP

Posted by: Peter Burrows on September 07

Having reported these past few days on the mess surrounding HP’s investigation into board leaks to the press, I—like most others—am dissatisfied with the extent of HP’s response. While the…

Management By Snooping Around

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 06

I just wonder what Bill and Dave would have thought of this….

Amazon’s Virtual Computer

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 24

What will Jeff Bezos think of next? On the heels of its data storage service announced last March, Amazon.com this morning introduced a limited test version of an online computing…

HP’s CSC Play: A Milestone Deal?

Posted by: Peter Burrows on January 05

I don’t have any inside scoop on whether the talk of HP and private equity firms teaming up to buy CSC is correct. But I wonder if HP and its…

Hurd’s Plan for HP Nirvana

Posted by: Peter Burrows on December 13

The late Lew Platt heard the siren song. So did former HP CEO Carly Fiorina. I’m talking about the obvious potential for HP to tie its many businesses together to…

Fence-Mending in HP Land

Posted by: Peter Burrows on December 08

Now there’s a place people can go to learn about two truly great men, and the admirable way of doing business they came up with.

HP-Compaq Deal Hits Key Targets…Two Years Late

Posted by: Peter Burrows on November 17

Should today’s earnings news be thought of as “Carly’s Last Laugh?”

Today’s Good Governance Award Goes To…

Posted by: Peter Burrows on November 03

…the board of Hewlett-Packard. That’s not a sentence I would have forseen myself writing, given some of the nonsense that’s gone on in Palo Alto in recent years. But yesterday,…

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