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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.
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.
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.
Amid shrinking PC industry sales, Lenovo executive Jay Parker tells WRAL TechWire why and how his company expects to grow.
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.
Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman is reorganizing the company's struggling personal-computer business, replacing longtime head Todd Bradley with one of his deputies amid a global PC slump.
HP recently made a cut in the ranks of its services group based in North Carolina. Find out how many and where.
The analysis product, called Haven, combines capabilities from the acquisitions of Autonomy Corp., Vertica Systems Inc. and ArcSight LLC to help customers mine vast amounts of information, the Palo Alto, California-based PC maker said in a statement today. The company also said its resellers would deliver Hewlett-Packard PCs and printers bundled together with Google's business e-mail, word processing and calendar tools.
The last time worldwide PC shipments experienced a double- digit percentage decline was in the third quarter of 2001, when the market was roiled by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the impact of a decline in technology stocks
Analysis: In response to the surge in mobile devices, especially smartphones and tablets, which recorded unit shipment increases of 37.6 percent and 39.3 percent, respectively, PC makers will aggressively fill their ecosystems will innovative products aimed at countering their mobile- and tablet-centric rivals.
Researchers at Hewlett-Packard Co. have developed a way to put glasses-free 3-D video on mobile devices, which a researcher says, is "much like you'd see in the movie 'Star Wars' with the hologram of Princess Leia."
Lenovo could vault past HP to become the world's PC maker if it were to acquire Dell, which is attempting to go private but is under pressure from shareholders to seek a better offer. But that possibility appears to have weakened, sources say.
IBM has made noise about getting out of hardware sales, but a new report on servers might change that. Big Blue rebounded to show a strong performance in 2012. Cisco and Red Hat also can find plenty of encouraging data in IDC's update.
Hewlett-Packard is selling its webOS software to South Korean electronics company LG Electronics, securing a new home for a technological orphan. The company also is dealing with a call for the ouster of two board members.