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HP Android Tablet Smartphone

HP will reportedly turn to Android for next-generation mobile devices

February 13th, 2013

After its failed acquisition of Palm and abandonment of webOS, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) will now reportedly look towards Android to power its next-generation of mobile devices. Sources speaking to ReadWrite claim that the company is planning to release a high-end tablet that will be equipped with NVIDIA’s new Tegra 4 processor and powered by Google’s (GOOG) mobile operating system. …

HP Breakup Rumor

HP reportedly has no plans to break company apart

February 6th, 2013

A report issued by Quartz after the market closed on Tuesday suggested Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) board was actively discussing the possibility of breaking the company apart. The site claimed a breakup was one of several options the board was discussing in order to ensure maximum return for shareholders. According to a follow-up from AllThingsD, which has …

HP says it’s eager to pick at Dell’s corpse

February 5th, 2013

HP (HPQ) seems to be taking a page from Conan the Barbarian, as the company apparently thinks the best thing in life is to watch the market crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their shareholders. In the wake of Dell’s $24.4 billion buyout announced Tuesday morning, HP put …

HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook Release Date

HP inches away from Windows with first Chromebook

February 4th, 2013

As Microsoft (MSFT) prepares to push further into its partners’ territory when it launches the Surface Pro tablet later this week, companies like Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) are starting to think about a future where Microsoft selling end-to-end experiences powered by its own Windows platform. HP on Monday released its first Chromebook, a 14-inch notebook powered by …

HP Chromebook Specs Leak

Leaked specs sheet shows HP plans to release a Chromebook

January 28th, 2013

Since the Windows-based PC market hasn’t been doing so hot lately, HP (HPQ) has apparently decided to give Chromebooks a shot. 9to5Google on Monday found a new specs sheet posted on HP’s website detailing a not-yet-announced Pavilion Chromebook that features a 14-inch display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, a 1.1GHz Celeron processor, 2GB of RAM, and …

HP Lenovo Notebook Shipments

HP, Lenovo notebook shipments expected to plummet by 20% in Q1 2013

January 17th, 2013

Breaking news: the PC industry isn’t doing very well. Unnamed sources have told Digitimes that HP (HPQ) and Lenovo (0992), which happen to be the PC industry’s two largest vendors, “are expected to see their notebook shipments drop about 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, higher than an average 10% decline anticipated for the industry.” Overall, Digitimes‘ sources …

HP Autonomy

Despite interested buyers, HP reportedly reluctant to unload Autonomy

January 16th, 2013

In a rational world, this would be a big potential win for HP (HPQ) CEO Meg Whitman: There may be companies willing to take Autonomy off her balance sheet. The Wall Street Journal reports that HP “has received expressions of interest from potential suitors for its Autonomy Corp. business” that it purchased for $11 billion back …

HP Unpaid Overtime

HP sued for allegedly stiffing workers on overtime pay

January 11th, 2013

Just what HP (HPQ) needs: Another public relations headache! Business Insider reports that some HP tech support employees are suing the company for allegedly having them work more than 40 hours a week and then failing to deliver overtime pay. Plaintiff Eric Benedict, an HP employee, is alleging that the company intentionally “misclassified” workers “so that …

HP CEO Whitman

Whitman says it will take five years to turn HP around

January 10th, 2013

To understand what an unholy mess HP (HPQ) is in right now, consider that CEO Meg Whitman says she needs more time to fix the company than she would have had to fix the entire California economy if she’d been elected governor. In a long Businessweek article about HP’s current turmoil, Whitman says that it …

HP Selling Off

HP looks to unload dead weight by selling off underperforming divisions

January 1st, 2013

Unless a meteor strikes its corporate headquarters, things can only get better for HP (HPQ) in 2013. Bloomberg reports that HP is starting off the new year by taking a fresh look at which company divisions it needs for the future and which ones can be tossed over the side. In the company’s most recent …