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Posts tagged “HP”

Updated April 11

Lenovo widens its market share lead in global PC sales

Lenovo    Worldwide shipments of PCs continue to drop. But the decline in the first quarter of the year wasn't as dramatic as in recent periods, and Lenovo - the No. 1 global sales leader - broadened its market share by 2 full points to 17 percent.

Updated February 21

Premium Lock HP vs. Lenovo: Who has the advantage? Analyst picks HP - for now

HP Analysis: Jack Narcotta of Technology Business Research says HP has some advantages over Lenovo in the battle for PC and server infrastructure - at least for now. Converged solutions are crucial, he says.

Updated February 21

Premium Lock Meg Whitman: HP will target IBM-Lenovo server 'instability'

HP has lost the world's No. 1 PC mantle to Lenovo and faces the potential of increased competition in the server market as IBM sells its x86 server business to the PC leader. But Meg Whitman, 2 1/2-years into her turnaround role at HP, is on the attack as HP regains its footing.

Meg Whitman gears up for server fight with Lenovo Meg Whitman gears up for server fight with Lenovo

February 20

Premium Lock HP sales, profit exceed estimates on server demand

HP Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman is trying to reshape the 75-year-old company, which is headed for a third straight annual sales decline as the personal-computer market shrinks. Hewlett-Packard may be picking up orders for servers, the powerful machines that store and dish out data, as International Business Machines Corp. leaves the market by selling the unit to Lenovo Group Ltd.

Updated January 10

Premium Lock Lenovo bucks trend, increases PC sales to tighten grip on No. 1 spot

Even as the global PC industry retracted at a record 10 percent rate in 2013, Lenovo increased sales 6 percent during the last quarter of the year and thus strengthened its hold on the No. 1 computer seller spot. "We continue to outperform the market while steadily improving profit and margin," says CEO Yang Yuanqing.

Lenovo's laptop with a flip screen draws a crowd at CES Lenovo's laptop with a flip screen draws a crowd at CES

December 31, 2013

Premium Lock HP confirms more layoffs expected

HP Personal computer giant Hewlett-Packard Co. has confirmed that it expects layoffs at the upper end of a range that it outlined earlier this year, with 5,000 more workers than originally planned expected to lose jobs by October 2014.

Tags: Layoffs, HP
December 27, 2013

Premium Lock Dell, HP and IBM top 3Q customer satisfaction scores, study finds

Technology Business Research Among large business customers, Dell is the top PC maker, according to a new survey and study by research firm Technology Business Research. Read more about the findings of TBR's report.

November 27, 2013

Premium Lock Inside HP's earnings: Integrating software across portfolio is key to turnaround

HP Analysis: Two years into its five-year strategy, HP is on track but years away from a growth turnaround, says Technology Business Research.

November 26, 2013

Premium Lock HP's cost-cutting helps PC maker post $1.4B fiscal 4Q profit

HP Hewlett-Packard posted net income of $1.4 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter, as cost cuts stemming from its ongoing restructuring more than offset the effects of sluggish computer demand.

November 14, 2013

Premium Lock Google, HP suspend Chromebook 11 sales due to overheating

Google and Hewlett-Packard Co. are halting sales of the Chromebook 11 laptop after some users reported overheating power supplies, a setback for the devices that have been gaining momentum with consumers.

Newest Chromebook from Google, HP Newest Chromebook from Google, HP

October 10, 2013

Premium Lock HP is upbeat for 2014, seeing 'recovery and expansion'

HP The technology bellwether on Wednesday projected earnings for the fiscal year starting in November that exceeded analysts' forecasts and predicted "stabilizing revenue declines."

Updated October 9, 2013

Premium Lock Review: HP's $279 Google Chromebook good as secondary computer

Anick Jesdanun, deputy technology editor for The Associated Press, finds plenty of good and bad in the latest Chromebook PC which Google and HP announced on Tuesday.

Newest Chromebook from Google, HP Newest Chromebook from Google, HP

Updated September 6, 2013

Premium Lock Lenovo banking on 'hybrid' devices to counter tablets, spark PC sales

At a huge electronics show in Berlin, Lenovo's top European executive says "hybrids" - laptops that convert into tablets under the Yoga brand name - are crucial to driving PC sales. He also says Lenovo will top HP as top PC seller in Europe by 2015.

Testing new Yoga hybrids in Berlin. Testing new Yoga hybrids in Berlin.

September 3, 2013

Premium Lock HP's 2Q13 shows strengthened balance sheet but revenue, market share declines

Hewlett-Packard Analysis: HP is being pulled in opposite directions as it seeks to re-establish momentum in consumer PC markets, which are lower margin, while protecting its more lucrative enterprise customer base, says Jack Narcotta of Technology Business Research.

August 21, 2013

Premium Lock Drop in PC sales hitting HP profits; two execs ousted

HP Hewlett-Packard issues a forecast for fiscal fourth-quarter profit that missed some analysts' estimates amid a historic slump in personal-computer sales. The second-biggest PC maker and largest printer supplier also unveils a shake-up of its top ranks, naming Chief Operating Officer Bill Veghte as head of its enterprise business, replacing Dave Donatelli. Chief of Communications Henry Gomez was promoted to chief marketing officer, replacing Marty Homlish.

August 19, 2013

Premium Lock Microsoft, IBM - not Cisco or Apple - are top hoarders of profits outside US

Taxes When it comes ti keeping profits away from the U.S. Taxman, Cisco and Apple take most of the criticism. But a Bloomberg analysis finds that IBM, which recently laid off thousands of North American workers, and Microsoft are actually keeping the most profits offshore.

Updated July 15, 2013

Premium Lock HP adds ex-Microsoft software head who created Lotus Notes to board

HP Hewlett-Packard Co. added three directors, including former Microsoft Corp. software head Ray Ozzie, as Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman tries to bolster sales with new technology and services amid a global PC slump.

July 11, 2013

Premium Lock Lenovo's Parker: 'We're bullish on the PC space'

Amid shrinking PC industry sales, Lenovo executive Jay Parker tells WRAL TechWire why and how his company expects to grow.

Lenovo's Jay Parker Lenovo's Jay Parker

Updated June 21, 2013

Premium Lock Lenovo battles 2 former execs in bid to become No. 1 PC seller

A reshuffling at HP and a defection to Dell means Lenovo must battle the skills of those former executive team leaders in the battle for global PC dominance.

Lenovo's David Schmoock holds a new mini desk top Lenovo's David Schmoock holds a new mini desk top

June 21, 2013

Premium Lock HP: Whitman's cutbacks didn't cause layoffs in Raleigh

Layoffs HP reiterates that the loss of a contract is why it made cuts in the ranks of its services group based in North Carolina. Overall corporate cutbacks weren't the reason, a spokesperson says.

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