Computer maker Hewlett-Packard said it has won a big victory in its court battle to force Oracle to continue making software for one of its server lines.
The San Francisco Police Department will be sporting some new mobile technology thanks to a private-public partnership spearheaded by Mayor Ed Lee, that should keep officers out and about on the streets.
Hewlett-Packard plans to jettison 27,000 workers as the growing popularity of smartphones, the iPad and other mobile devices makes it tougher for the company to sell personal computers.
Published reports say Hewlett-Packard is poised to eliminate up to 30,000 jobs to help offset dwindling demand for personal computers as more people connect to the Internet on smartphones and tablets.
Hewlett-Packard Co. is showing signs of recovery as it strengthened its position as the world’s largest maker of personal computers and gained back some of the business it had lost while weighing whether to dump its PC division.
HP is the world’s No. 1 maker of personal computers. But consumers are buying fewer PCs in recent years as they increasingly turn their attention to tablets and smartphones.
Six companies have agreed to improve privacy protections for consumers who access the Internet through mobile apps
Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Meg Whitman pleaded for patience Wednesday as she described operational challenges and other internal problems that contributed to a decline in earnings.
Hewlett-Packard Co. ushered in Meg Whitman as its CEO with a $16.5 million compensation package. It hinges on whether the former candidate for California governor can lift the stumbling technology company’s stock price during the next two years.
Patricia Dunn, the former Hewlett-Packard chairwoman who authorized a boardroom surveillance probe that ultimately sullied her remarkable rise from investment bank typist to the corporate upper class, has died. She was 58.