Hewlett-Packard has become the poster child for ensuring that failure only has consequences for subordinates, never for higher-ups.
HP slashed the prices of the TouchPad to $99, this after the company announced it was discontinuing its table computer and smartphone business last week.
Palo-Alto-based Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it will discontinue its tablet computer and smartphone products and may sell or spin off its PC division, bowing out of the consumer businesses.
Google’s Mountain View headquarters is no longer large enough to house all of the company’s employees. As a result, the Internet search giant is moving to neighboring Sunnyvale.
Hewlett-Packard has announced its TouchPad tablet will make its debut in the United States on July 1 in two versions for $500 and $600.
Driven by the success of the iPhone and iPad, Cupertino-based Apple has become the world’s largest buyer of chips for computers and phones.
Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO Leo Apotheker put rival operating systems makers in his cross-hairs Wednesday, saying the giant computer maker will soon put its webOS system on more than 100 million devices a year and license it to other hardware makers.
Technology company Hewlett-Packard is promising to donate $25 million to help a Silicon Valley children’s hospital named for the late wife of HP’s co-founder expand and improve patient safety.
Hewlett-Packard has been awarded a multi-year contract worth up to $2.5 billion to provide technology services to NASA, according to the Palo Alto firm.
Hewlett-Packard’s earnings jumped 16 percent as the company benefited from expanded efforts to sell technology to businesses. But its revenue growth fell short of Wall Street’s targets, raising questions about the momentum of the company’s massive transformation.