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HP posts mixed Q4 earnings, CEO insists turnaround on track

Nearly a couple of months after announcing that it would split into two different businesses, HP has published its fourth quarter financial results, which were mostly in line with market expectations, indicating that the company still has a lot more…

HP rumored to be considering company "break up"

In 2011, former CEO Leo Apotheker proposed jettisoning HP's iconic PC business -- a division which suffers from notoriously anemic profit margins -- in an attempt to return HP to greater profitability. Although Apotheker's successor, Meg Whitman, canned that idea,…

HP adds more Windows 8 consumer and business PCs to lineup

HP has introduced several new computers that will serve as the foundation of their Windows 8 lineup next month. A dozen new systems and accessories were recently unveiled and to sweeten the deal, HP is offering 200MB of free 4G…

HP bumps layoffs up to 29,000, plans to invest more into R&D

In May, HP announced it would be cutting 27,000 jobs worldwide or about seven percent of its total workforce. However, yesterday ZDNet broke down HP's 10-Q quarterly SEC filing which spells out the elimination of 2,000 more jobs than previously stated, making for…

Weekend tech reading: How HP lost its way

A few months after she took over as the CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) last September, Meg Whitman held one in a series of get-to-know-you meetings with employees. To say the audience, a group of software engineers and managers, was sullen would be an understatement...

HP's Seoul office raided in price fixing investigation

HP's Seoul office was raided by South Korea's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) last Friday as part of a price fixing investigation, according to Korea Times. The agency reportedly swiped documents and computer records along with questioning employees, though full details…

HP restructuring printer and personal computer groups

Hewlett Packard has announced plans to restructure its core businesses, a move that will see its Image and Printing Group merged into its Personal Systems Group as the American firm looks to stabilize the company and introduce further cost-saving measures.

HP profits drop 44 percent, CEO pleads for patience

Veteran Silicon Valley executive Meg Whitman pleaded for patience yesterday as she revealed that HP’s first fiscal quarterly earnings (PDF) had dropped 44% due to a decline in sales across three of its key units: personal computers, printers and enterprise equipment. …

HP sued over LaserJet printer security flaw

Last week researchers at Columbia University demonstrated a security flaw in certain Hewlett Packard LaserJet printers that, if exploited, could lead to them catching fire. The team also pointed out that the flaw might not be limited to just HP branded…