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Computer Giant Hewlett-Packard to Split In 2
HP to spin off PC and printer division into its own company while main firm will focus on corporate services.
JCP Leads Top 7 Recent CEO Disasters
Chief executive officers may not have the worst job in the world, but they certainly don't have the easiest. Managing thousands of employees, a contentious board of directors or a tough market, sometimes even the most competent people have the cards stacked against them. Take Ron Johnson, for
Reactions to European Debt Deal
After huge rally on Thursday futures are actually down right now investors are already going from euphoric to skeptical about the European debt deal apparently Here to explain it all is the street dot com's Alex steal Alex happy Friday happy Friday. Aren't so let's talk about this year at deal
Futures Rise and Fall Before Market Opens
Dow futures have been higher at one point overnight but then they began dropping joining me now to discuss all the business headlines this morning as Alex steal from thestreet.com. On. Alex we're coming off quite a bruising day for traders yesterday at first. Overseas markets and futures suggest we
HP CEO Apotheker May Be Ousted For Former eBay Boss
Rumors of the ousting of Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker drove the tech company’s stock up over seven percent when deliberations among the company’s board of directors leaked in published reports. The notion of ousting Apotheker and potentially replacing him with former eBay CEO Meg Whitman...
HP's $99 fire sale on discontinued TouchPad sells out
Hewlett-Packard knows what it feels like to be Apple — at least for a weekend. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based tech giant got a taste of TouchPad mania after it slashed the price of its lowest-priced tablet to $99.99 from $499.99 and customers bit for the bargain. Its $599 model, sporting 32GB of
HP's shift is latest blow to PCs
Hewlett-Packard's abdication of the PC business is the latest blow to an industry reeling from paper-thin margins and a massive migration to mobile computing. On Thursday, the world's No. 1 computer maker said it is considering a spinoff or sale of its personal computer business, and said it is
HP shifts away from its consumer business
In a startling strategic reversal, Hewlett-Packard, the world's No. 1 computer maker, on Thursday said it is considering a spinoff or sale of its personal computer business, and it is buying business-analytics firm Autonomy for $10.2 billion. HP's PC division, which sold 14.8 million units in its
HP TouchPad is a casualty of iPad's popularity
Hewlett-Packard's much-ballyhooed TouchPad tablet is a record-fast casualty of the battle against Apple's iPad. HP pulled the plug Thursday on its TouchPad tablet device, which was launched June 1, and plans to discontinue its WebOS-based smartphones. "Our TouchPad has not been gaining enough
Kagermann Reflects on His Years at SAP
SAP co-CEO Henning Kagermann took center stage at this week's SAPPHIRE conference in Orlando, but that may not be the case...