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Hewlett Packard just whacked the wrong executive

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If you're looking for a scapegoat, Mike Lynch offers an easy target, but Meg Whitman ought to take a long hard in the mirror. [Read more]...
Hewlett Packard just whacked the wrong executive
HP's first quarter earnings down 38 percent year over year

HP earnings: top 3 takeaways

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Hewlett-Packard continues to be rocked (disproportionately, according to one analyst) by a flood-induced hard drive shortage; its go-to printing business is sputtering; and the company as a whole continues to spend too much on too many products. On the plus side, HP’s high-stakes bets on 3Par “cloud” storage and enterprise software player Autonomy,...
HP earnings: top 3 takeaways

The Four Big Things HP Really Needs To Turn Itself Around (HPQ)

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Six months into Meg Whitman's reign as Hewlett-Packard's CEO, the jury is still out on whether she will stop its decline. She is warning that HP’s transformation could take three to five years. But HP doesn’t have years. In its fiscal first quarter, year over year revenue declined in...
The Four Big Things HP Really Needs To Turn Itself Around (HPQ)

Like We Said, SAP Taking Over Naming Rights to San Jose's HP Pavilion

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We’re not usually in the habit of reporting on the business of sports here at AllThingsD, but occasionally that world intersects with the interests of some of the world’s biggest technology companies. Today is one of those days. As we reported in March, HP has withdrawn from the naming rights...
Like We Said, SAP Taking Over Naming Rights to San Jose's HP Pavilion

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

Meg Whitman Is Slowly Winning Over HP Employees (HPQ)

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Meg Whitman's popularity at HP is on the rise. She just landed on Forbes list of America's Favorite Bosses, based on approval ratings on Glassdoor.  Her approval rating is 81% ... which is light years higher than the CEO before, Leo Apotheker, who had an abysmal 67% approval rating....
Meg Whitman Is Slowly Winning Over HP Employees (HPQ)

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?
Is Facebook killing HP’s printer business?

Autonomy Founder Lynch Blames Accounting Standards In HP Flap

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Mike Lynch says Hewlett-Packard has a problem with math. The founder and former CEO of the British software firm Autonomy, says at least some of the $5 billion written off by Hewlett-Packard earlier this week can be attributed to differences international accounting standards. In an interview with Reuters, Lynch, who...
Autonomy Founder Lynch Blames Accounting Standards In HP Flap

Should HP Break Up or Stay Together?

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Neil Sedaka or Jack Johnson? Honestly this is all beginning to sound a little too much like a bad mix from a light FM radio station. But here it is: Should Hewlett-Packard be broken up into parts or should it stay together? It’s an old question, dating back more...
Should HP Break Up or Stay Together?

Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa

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It wasn’t so long ago that Hewlett-Packard looked like a hardware company fundamentally transforming itself into a software company. Until former CEO Léo Apotheker was fired by the company’s board of directors and replaced with current CEO Meg Whitman, the official line at HP was that the way out of...
Eight Questions for Hewlett-Packard Software Head George Kadifa

HP's Layoffs Will Squash This Important Business Unit, Employees Warn (HPQ)

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HP is about to layoff a massive number of workers, sources tell us, with one business unit, HP Services, to be particularly hard hit. In 2008, HP spent $13.9 billion on EDS and gave it the name of HP Enterprise Services (HP ES). HP reports earnings on May 23 and  HP...
HP's Layoffs Will Squash This Important Business Unit, Employees Warn (HPQ)

Kleiner Perkins Didn't Want Ray Lane To Become So Involved In HP (HPQ)

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HP's Executive Chairman Ray Lane says he took on a bigger day-to-day role at HP even though his partners at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn't want him to. He told the story of how he went from chairman to executive chairman during the OnDemand 2012 conference held this...
Kleiner Perkins Didn't Want Ray Lane To Become So Involved In HP (HPQ)

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

CHINA WINS AGAIN: Hewlett Packard Is No Longer The World's Top PC Maker (HP)

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(Updates with Lenovo CEO comment in ninth paragraph.) Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Hewlett-Packard Co.'s six-year reign as the world's top personal-computer maker was ended by China's Lenovo Group Ltd., highlighting the challenges facing Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman as she strives to revive growth at the 73-year-old U.S. technology company....
CHINA WINS AGAIN: Hewlett Packard Is No Longer The World's Top PC Maker (HP)

Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

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The question of whether Hewlett-Packard can avoid a break up will be answered over the next six months or so. That's about how long the company has to convince investors its PC, printer and technology-services businesses can generate the cash needed to build and sell products into growth markets, especially...
Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

What's Going to Sell Windows RT Tablets? Features, Not Price, Say Hardware Partners

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Microsoft's first Surface tablet with Windows RT has been released at a price that's substantially higher than competing Android tablets, so Microsoft's hardware partners have decided to ... sell it for more? Both Asus' VivoTab RT and Dell's XPS 10 will be priced equal to or higher than the Surface with...
What's Going to Sell Windows RT Tablets? Features, Not Price, Say Hardware Partners

Exclusive: HP Labs Head Prith Banerjee Leaving

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Prith Banerjee, a Hewlett-Packard senior vice president and for five years the head of its research and development organization, HP Labs, is leaving the company effective April 15, according to an internal company memo obtained by AllThingsD. Banerjee is leaving for a position that will be based outside the U.S....
Exclusive: HP Labs Head Prith Banerjee Leaving

HP's Big Mobile Experiment Is In The Hands Of These Guys (HPQ)

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Now that the inventor of the iPod and former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein has officially left HP, who will fill his shoes? While the ultimate fate of webOS remains to be seen, HP has been prepping for this day for a while. Rubinstein told AllThingsD that he had let...
HP's Big Mobile Experiment Is In The Hands Of These Guys (HPQ)

Who's Running HP's New Printing and Personal Systems Group? Read The Memo

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Now that Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has ordered the company’s printing group and personal computers group to re-combine and undo a the separation forces upon them in 2005, the group’s boss, Todd Bradley, wasted no time putting his team in place. Below is an internal HP memo shared with me...
Who's Running HP's New Printing and Personal Systems Group? Read The Memo

Hewlett-Packard blames Autonomy 'improprieties' for $8.8bn writedown

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Former managers at British tech firm deny claims and accuse HP of destroying a 'world leader'Hewlett-Packard has revealed it has taken an $8.8bn (£5.5bn) writedown after "serious accounting improprieties" were discovered at Autonomy, the British tech firm it acquired in 2011 for more than $10bn.HP called on the US and...
Hewlett-Packard blames Autonomy 'improprieties' for $8.8bn writedown

HP cuts 27,000 jobs, profit tumbles 31 percent in Q2

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Looks like rumors of major cost-cutting measures at HP are true: the company along with its fiscal Q2 results has just outlined plans to slash 27,000 jobs by the end of its fiscal 2014. The drop, or about eight percent of its workforce, is being offered an "early retirement"...
HP cuts 27,000 jobs, profit tumbles 31 percent in Q2

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
After Oracle Lawsuit, HP’s Itanium Sales Take A Hit

An Amazon-eBay throwdown is coming

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eBay's spectacular turnaround has been fueled by mobile commerce. That puts it on a collision course with Amazon. By Don Reisinger, contributor FORTUNE -- The trouble began with the departure of a charismatic chief. After CEO Meg Whitman stepped down from her post at eBay in 2008, the online commerce giant's business...
An Amazon-eBay throwdown is coming

HP CEO Whitman Earned One Dollar Plus $16 Million in 2011

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Hewlett-Packard released its annual proxy statement this morning, which among other things gives a look at what its top five executives made last year. Here’s the rundown. CEO Meg Whitman, who upon becoming CEO agreed to take an annual base salary of $1 received more than $16 million worth of...
HP CEO Whitman Earned One Dollar Plus $16 Million in 2011

HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

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Executives at Hewlett-Packard are scratching their heads at a report in The Times of London saying that HP had tried to unload Autonomy — the British software firm that it acquired in 2011 only to write down its value by $5 billion — on the German software giant SAP. The...
HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

HP says Whitman's politics are her own

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Since taking over HP last year, CEO Meg Whitman has continued to help Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. That stance may carry risks ranging from public perception of the company to closer scrutiny by the government....
HP says Whitman's politics are her own
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