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HP's bad quarter could prove bad for America

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Unless Hewlett-Packard gets its act together quickly, China-based Lenovo will soon become the world's number one PC maker....
HP's bad quarter could prove bad for America

Salesforce.com hires former Oracle executive as president

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Salesforce.com has hired a key former Oracle executive Keith Block as its president and vice chairman.He will lead the enterprise cloud computing company's global sales, customer support and consulting services businesses, and has also been appointed to the company's board.Block, who was executive vice president of Oracle's North America...
Salesforce.com hires former Oracle executive as president

HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

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Hewlett-Packard said today that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating its acquisition of Autonomy, for which it is trying to write down about $5 billion in expenses due to alleged “serious accounting improprieties.” The investigation confirmation came as part of HP’s annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But this...
HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

HP reports drop in profit but says turnaround effort making progress

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Hewlett-Packard reported a drop in profit for the last quarter as printer and PC sales both declined, but said cost-cutting measures the company announced last year are starting to pay off. HP reported earnings for the first quarter of its fiscal year, ended Jan. 31, of $1.2 billion, down...
HP reports drop in profit but says turnaround effort making progress

Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

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The search is on at Hewlett-Packard for an executive to run Autonomy, the former British software firm for which HP paid $12 billion in combined cash and debt last year. While there’s no word on who’s on the short list — I’m told the process is just getting underway —...
Search Underway at HP for Autonomy's Next Chief

Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Is Officially Off Mike Lynch's Christmas Card List

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Lynch. (The Telegraph) Ever since Hewlett-Packard delivered its bombshell allegations against Autonomy, the search engine maker that HP acquired for $11.1 billion last year, the dispute between the sides has fallen into a holding pattern: Autonomy founder Mike Lynch speaks, and HP doesn’t. To refresh your memory, HP said it...
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman Is Officially Off Mike Lynch's Christmas Card List

There Are Two Narratives on Hewlett-Packard's $8.8 Billion Loss, Which One Should You Believe?

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Lynch. (The Telegraph) In the hours since Hewlett-Packard stunned investors by announcing an $8.8 billion loss on its acquisition of Autonomy, competing narratives have emerged to describe just what went wrong. H-P spoke first, explaining that "accounting improprieties" and "outright misrepresentations" committed before it acquired the British search engine maker...
There Are Two Narratives on Hewlett-Packard's $8.8 Billion Loss, Which One Should You Believe?

HP improves thin client performance with new tool

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Hewlett-Packard's new Velocity software helps IT staff optimize network performance for users who work on its thin or zero clients, the company said on Wednesday....
HP improves thin client performance with new tool

Oracle-HP Ruling Highlights Risks of IT Vendor Partnerships

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The strongly worded order by a California judge saying Oracle has to keep porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-based servers is not the end of the......
Oracle-HP Ruling Highlights Risks of IT Vendor Partnerships

HP launches cloud service for the IT help desk

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Hewlett-Packard has launched a hosted offering called HP Service Anywhere, providing IT service management software over the Internet....
HP launches cloud service for the IT help desk

Oracle and HP in court over chip

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Oracle violated its contract with Hewlett-Packard over compatibility between its database software and HP servers, HP's lawyer says in court....
Oracle and HP in court over chip

Chinese Tech Titans Eye Brazil

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Big Chinese consumer-technology companies are dominant at home, but they have struggled overseas. Now, in an attempt to change that, they are charging into Brazil and other emerging markets. The Chinese like emerging markets because, for a change, they don’t have to start way behind established American companies. By moving...
Chinese Tech Titans Eye Brazil

HP teams with Intel on Gemini extreme low-energy servers

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Hewlett-Packard is jumping ahead in the low-energy server market with the introduction of Intel Atom-based Gemini....
HP teams with Intel on Gemini extreme low-energy servers

HP orders labor practice changes at Chinese manufacturers

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Addressing its own issues with the Chinese labor force used to manufacture its devices, Hewlett Packard today issued new standards and practices for assembly companies. HP has declared that all workers must be voluntary, free to choose not to work, or quit if displeased. Furthermore, if students are selected for...
HP orders labor practice changes at Chinese manufacturers

HP fends off Lenovo, reclaims PC crown

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In its battle for the top spot in the rocky PC industry, Hewlett-Packard has edged out rival Lenovo to take back its leadership position....
HP fends off Lenovo, reclaims PC crown

When an HP cloud is not an HP cloud (and whether it matters)

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Much of Hewlett-Packard’s new cloud relies on non-HP technology. The foundation is OpenStack; the content delivery network (CDN) is from Akamai; and the latest piece, unveiled this week, is a Platform as a Service from ActiveState. That outsourcing of key technologies from a company once known for its “invent” motto, is jarring...
When an HP cloud is not an HP cloud (and whether it matters)

HP tries to trump iMac with SpectreONE

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With an expected iMac refresh imminent, Hewlett-Packard goes preemptive and unwraps a Windows 8 competitor....
HP tries to trump iMac with SpectreONE

Good News For Google As Hewlett Packard Adopts Android OS For Its Mobile Devices

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But the news is a sore point for HP, which is playing catch-up in the mobile sector, after its disastrous Palm acquisition in 2010. Hewlett Packard has announced that future mobile devices will run on Android software. Although the news is a big thumbs-up for Google, meaning that even...
Good News For Google As Hewlett Packard Adopts Android OS For Its Mobile Devices

A Quarter of Patents This Year Will Be Mobile Related

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If you think the mobile patent wars are winding down, think again. A new report shows that a quarter of U.S. patents issued this year are likely to be related to mobile technology. That’s up from just 5 percent of all patents in 2001, according to analyst Chetan Sharma. In...
A Quarter of Patents This Year Will Be Mobile Related

HP turns to design for reversal of PC fortunes

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Hewlett-Packard is barely holding on to the top spot in the laptop and desktop market, but hopes a renewed vigor regarding product design will help reverse the fortunes of its PC business.The company is standardizing the design and features in its laptops and tablets to help customers identify its...
HP turns to design for reversal of PC fortunes
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BMC going private in $6.9 billion deal

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BMC has agreed to sell itself to a private investment consortium headed up by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital in a deal worth approximately US$6.9 billion.The acquisition, which had been rumored for some time, was announced on Monday and is expected to close this year. However, under its...
BMC going private in $6.9 billion deal
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Oracle-HP Trial Will Trace an Ill-fated Partnership

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After Oracle and Hewlett-Packard enjoyed a long and fruitful partnership in enterprise IT, it's hard to find anything that hasn't gone wrong with their......
Oracle-HP Trial Will Trace an Ill-fated Partnership

At CES, two HP laptops do Windows 8 right

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Hewlett-Packard taps into the best aspects of Windows 8 with two cool lappies that were shown this week at CES. [Read more]...
At CES, two HP laptops do Windows 8 right

Hewlett-Packard Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Approach 2005 Levels

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On a day during which both major stock markets saw their values fall by about 2 percent, share of Hewlett-Packard doubled down, closing off more than 4 percent and setting a 52-week low in the process. HP shares closed today at $20.30, down 86 cents, or more than 4 percent....
Hewlett-Packard Shares Hit 52-Week Low, Approach 2005 Levels

Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

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Intel Capital has led a $9 million investment round in FeedHenry, a provider of cloud-based mobile applications aimed at the enterprise with offices in Carriganore, Ireland and Burlington, Mass. Other investors in the round include Kernel Capital and ACT Venture Capital, two Irish VC firms, and Enterprise Ireland, a government-backed...
Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

Lower license costs alone won't save Windows RT from extinction

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Windows RT has struggled to gain adoption for months. Samsung and Acer are among the companies abandoning RT devices, while Toshiba, Hewlett Packard, and HTC won't touch it. So Microsoft's latest effort to boost Windows RT is apparently to cut the licensing costs device makers pay to use the...
Lower license costs alone won't save Windows RT from extinction

Ex-Hewlett boss Ray Lane in $100 million spat with IRS

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The former chairman of Hewlett-Packard is appealing an IRS claim his partnership was an improper tax shelter, according to Bloomberg report [Read more]...
Ex-Hewlett boss Ray Lane in $100 million spat with IRS

HP Chairman Ray Lane steps down amid discontent over Autonomy

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Hewlett-Packard's Ray Lane is giving up his role as chairman amid ongoing shareholder disapproval of HP's troubled Autonomy acquisition....
HP Chairman Ray Lane steps down amid discontent over Autonomy
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