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HP Recalls 78,500 Computer Batteries Following Reports Of Overheating And Melting

HP voluntarily recalled more than 70,000 laptops and battery packs due to recent reports of fire and burn hazards. The company has expanded its battery safety recall and replacement program in light of the recall made in January 2018.

Computers March 15, 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman To Step Down In 2018

Hewlett Packard Enterprise will have a new CEO early next year. Meg Whitman, who was responsible for splitting HP into two, has announced that she’s going to exit the company to take some time off.

Business Tech November 23, 2017

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise To Cut 5,000 Jobs, Or 10 Percent Of Its Global Workforce: Report

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is preparing for a massive round of layoffs. Sources say the company is going to cut as much as 5,000 jobs worldwide, reportedly as a cost-cutting measure.

Business Tech September 22, 2017

With Meg Whitman Out, Uber’s Candidate List For Next CEO Is Just A Roomful Of Males

Meg Whitman just bowed out of possibly helming Uber in place of ousted Travis Kalanick. The company’s board now struggles to decide on its next CEO, and it now has to pick from a bunch of men.

Business Tech August 1, 2017

HP Splits Into Two: What You Should Know About HP Enterprise And HP Inc

The Hewlett-Packard you once knew is now HP Inc. and HPE, as of Sunday Nov. 1. The two halves, both standing on their own legs, will be leaner and more agile in the pursuits of their disparate consumer and enterprise objectives.

Business November 2, 2015

HP Is Ready To Split Into Two: Say Goodbye To The 76-Year-Old Silicon Valley Pioneer

Hewlett Packard will split into HP Inc. and HP Enterprise on Nov. 2. HP Inc. will focus on PCs and printers while HP Enterprise will focus on sales of computer servers, networking, data storage, consulting services and software.

Business October 31, 2015

Microsoft Announces Partnership With Dell And HP To Sell Surface Pro Tablets

Microsoft has announced a new partnership with Dell and Hewlett-Packard, in which the companies will sell the Surface Pro. The partnership comes shortly before Apple is rumored to be announcing a new, larger, iPad Pro.

Business September 9, 2015

HP To Roll Out New 3D Printing Feature For Sprout In July

HP will release an update to the Sprout's 3D Snapshot software called 3D Capture in July. Coupled with a 3D Capture Stage scanner, the upgrade will walk users through scanning objects and exporting them for printing in 3D.

Apps/Software June 22, 2015

Someone Took The Domain Name For CarlyFiorina.Org And Bashes Her HP Layoffs

Someone took the .org domain for Carly Fiorina's name, showing how many people she laid off at HP.

Internet Culture May 4, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Agrees To Buy Aruba Networks For $3B In Next-Generation Mobile Push

Not long after Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman pledged to acquire new properties, her company announced plans to acquire Aruba Networks in a $3 billion deal that will see Aruba become part of the HP Enterprise Group.

Deals March 2, 2015

HP to unwrap PC, projector, 3D scanner combo called Sprout

Sprout will be combining a large flat-screen display with a flat, touch-enabled work surface. The device will also include an overhead assembly that combines a projector and a 3D scanner.

Computers October 23, 2014

HP layoffs, split-off apparently all good with industry watchers

HP separates its cloud and enterprise division from PCs and printing. Investors like the move, but tech enthusiasts fear the PC side will have a difficult road to tread.

Business October 6, 2014

HP debuts cheaper, smaller but Office friendly, stream of Windows 8 laptops

Hewlett-Packard offers lower cost, lighter options in its Stream line of laptops and tablets. The 11.6-inch HP Stream costs just $200 and can run Microsoft Office programs.

Computers October 1, 2014

Mighty merger of EMC, HP likely not happening given weak shareholder support

A massive merger between Hewlett-Packard and EMC has fallen apart, sources say. EMC is still holding on tight to its approximately 80 percent share of virtualization company VMware.

Deals September 22, 2014

Mighty merger of EMC, HP likely not happening given weak shareholder support

A massive merger between Hewlett-Packard and EMC has fallen apart, sources say. EMC is still holding on tight to its approximately 80 percent share of virtualization company VMware.

Deals September 22, 2014

U.S. court slaps HP $59 million fine for bribing Moscow officials

Northern California U.S. District Judge Lowell Jensen placed a $58.8 million fine on Hewlett Packard after the company pleaded guilty to bribing Russian officials to secure a lucrative contract.

Business September 12, 2014

HP yanks 6 million laptop power cords, citing potential fire hazard

Hewlett-Packard has announced a recall of a line of power cords after reports of problems arose. The company is to replace all cords sold during a two-year time frame after minor burns and charring were reported.

Computers August 27, 2014

HP enjoys healthy revenue growth, but net income drops 29 percent

Hewlett-Packard released its fiscal third quarter earnings report, and despite some ongoing disappointing profit numbers, the company's rise from hard times seems to be picking up momentum. A stellar performance in PC sales helped the company reach a happy medium in its fiscal fortunes in the quarter.

Business August 21, 2014

HP partners with Gilt, Michael Bastian for fashionable smartwatch

Hewlett-Packard is joining the smartwatch bandwagon and teams up fashion designer Michael Bastian. It is billed as featuring smart technology engineered by Hewlett-Packard and available exclusively on Gilt.com.

Wearable Tech August 4, 2014

HP CEO Meg Whitman is now wearing three leadership hats

Hewlett-Packard has a new chairperson for its board and it's HP CEO Meg Whitman. The news comes after the interim chairperson left to focus on his health.

Business July 18, 2014

HP interim chairman leaves post citing health issues

Hewlett-Packard interim chairman Ralph Whitworth has resigned from the board. He is reportedly quitting to focus on his health.

Business July 15, 2014

HP, Workday join forces to migrate HR apps

HP wants to help other companies move their human resources data and applications off-campus and into Workday's cloud. After first being a Workday client, HP becomes a partner.

Business June 18, 2014

HP launches Helion Network, forms cumulus of cloud services partners

The Helion Network, which is based on the company's OpenStack Helion Cloud platform, is a worldwide open network. It is hardware agnostic, which means that it is compatible with most operating systems among most kinds of devices.

Business June 12, 2014

HP 7 Plus Android tablet at $99.99 is super cheap but how good are the specs?

HP launches their cheapest tablet yet. At $99 it is certainly on the low end of tablets, but will it fit the specs?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 25, 2014

HP denies wrongdoing, but settles lawsuit for $57 million

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker is the executive that just keeps on giving as the company will have to pay out $57 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged the company misled investors while under Apotheker's leadership. The company was able to deny any wrongdoing and claim it settled to save the company from further legal costs.

Legal April 1, 2014

HP's Meg Whitman accepts 3D printing challenge

Hewlett-Packard has not even shown a mock-up of a 3D printer yet, but its CEO said the company has been watching the category intently and when it does finally roll out a product it will be faster and better than what is now available.

Gadgets March 20, 2014

HP Slate21 Pro AIO chooses to waltz with Android

HP's first Android-based All-in-One (AIO) desktop computer is aimed at small businesses, schools, healthcare and retail kiosks.

Computers January 6, 2014

HP eying emerging markets as phablet launchpad

HP is planning to launch a few phablets in 2014 with a starting price of $200, in emerging markets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 25, 2013

HP CEO Meg Whitman has just become $1.5 mn richer per year

Meg Whitman, the CEO of HP, was given a salary increase from $1 million to $1.5 million per year.

Business December 18, 2013

HP fiscal Q4 2013 earnings beat Street estimates but revenue slips

Hewlett Packard (HP) reported earnings for Q4 of fiscal 2013, which beat Wall Street estimates, but revenue slipped.

Money November 27, 2013

HP's Meg Whitman sees Microsoft, Intel as rivals

Tech giant HP blames both Microsoft and Intel its woes.

Business October 12, 2013

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