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  • HP's first Windows 8 tablet will target businesses, not consumers

    Posted July 2, 2012 - 9:43 pm

    Hewlett-Packard's first Windows 8 tablet will be a business-oriented slate running an x86 CPU, not a consumer product running Microsoft's upcoming Windows RT operating system, the company has announced.
  • HP cloud plans focus on open source, management

    Posted June 29, 2012 - 10:27 am

    HP reiterated its commitment to open cloud computing standards this week at the Red Hat Summit, as the company's enterprise cloud vice president, Steve Dietch, said the differentiating feature of and compatibility with other cloud resources.
  • HP improves thin client performance with new tool

    Posted June 28, 2012 - 6:38 am

    Hewlett-Packard's new Velocity software helps IT staff optimize network performance for users who work on its thin or zero clients, the company said on Wednesday.
  • HP reports 'higher than expected' failures of some desktop PC motherboards

    Posted June 26, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    Hewlett-Packard has identified a high rate of logic board failures in its popular Pavilion line of desktop PCs, and has offered customers a one-year warranty extension to cover possible repairs, Computerworld has learned.
  • HP unveils Windows-powered NAS box for SMBs

    Posted June 25, 2012 - 7:46 am

    HP today released a smaller version of its Windows NAS file server, the X5520. The new model is aimed at SMBs and addressing unstructured data growth due to trends such as bring-your-own technology.
  • 'Nuclear free' city grants waiver for HP

    Posted June 22, 2012 - 7:12 am

    In November, 1983, The Day After, was aired, a Cold War-era made-for-TV movie that featured the nuclear destruction of Kansas City, was aired. A month later, the city of Takoma Park, Md., passed an act to make the city a nuclear free zone.
  • Logica cuts printing to help halve carbon emissions target

    Posted June 11, 2012 - 1:44 pm

    IT outsourcing firm Logica UK says it is making progress in its aim to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 percent by 2020, with the help of controlling its print emissions.
  • DreamWorks, HP ring in era of 'super customer'

    Posted June 11, 2012 - 1:42 pm

    Most IT vendors use their annual conferences to tell attendees what customers are doing. This year HP brought DreamWorks, complete with Alex the Lion, on stage at Discover 2012 to discuss how HP's helping it realize the goal of real-time animation.
  • Meg Whitman: PCs to stay, but fewer products in HP's future

    Posted June 7, 2012 - 3:22 pm

    Hewlett-Packard has gone through a rough spell lately, what with weak PC sales, declining profits, an embarrassing CEO scandal involving sex harassment claims and dubious expense reports, and another CEO (Leo Apotheker) getting the boot after less than a year on the job.
  • HP's Whitman works to assure customers as company cuts staff

    Posted June 5, 2012 - 2:51 pm

    AT the HP Discover user conference today, HP CEO Meg Whitman assured the audience that planned layoffs won't affect the company's overall resilience. But users remain concerned.
  • HP releases 100TB/hr backup system

    Posted June 5, 2012 - 1:34 pm

    HP today announced new deduplication solutions for its StoreOnce Backup product line, including the B6200, that enable 100TB/hr backup performance.
  • HP's Livermore recalls close partnership with Oracle, now soured

    Posted June 5, 2012 - 12:12 pm

    Former Hewlett-Packard enterprise business chief Ann Livermore recalled a close working relationship with Oracle co-President Safra Catz, and the moves by Oracle that eventually eroded the companies' partnership, in a Silicon Valley courthouse on Monday.
  • HP says Whitman's politics are her own

    Posted May 31, 2012 - 3:27 pm

    Since taking over HP last year, CEO Meg Whitman has continued to help Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. That stance may carry risks ranging from public perception of the company to closer scrutiny by the government.
  • HP: New data center technology goes easy on the grid

    Posted May 30, 2012 - 9:22 pm

    A combination of solar power and carefully automated management should let data centers have a net grid impact of zero, HP said Wednesday in announcing its new data center infrastructure.
  • Fired: 7 large lay-offs by tech companies

    Posted May 27, 2012 - 7:26 am

    Hewlett-Packard’s announcement that it would be laying-off 27,000 of its employees in a massive restructuring plan, marks a new low for the beleaguered company that recently posted a significant 31 percent drop in profits. However, HP is not the first tech company (and perhaps won’t be the last either) that took a hack-and-slash approach to its workforce when facing economic uncertainty.
  • Massive layoffs at HP make for IT outsourcing identity crisis

    Posted May 24, 2012 - 4:38 pm

    It's been more than three years since HP acquired IT services provider EDS, and the long-term direction of its bigger--if not better--outsourcing business is no more clear than it was on the day the deal closed.
  • The HP Way: Shareholders get dividends, employees get pink slips

    Posted May 23, 2012 - 1:28 pm

    Hewlett-Packard is expected on Wednesday to announce the layoff of up to 30,000 workers, even as it continues to pay out regular dividends on 2 billion shares of common stock.
  • HP's layoff plans and what they mean

    Posted May 21, 2012 - 9:59 am

    HP is expected to announce a large layoff at its quarterly investors briefing on Wednesday, losing as many as 30,000 employees. But for now, the company isn't talking about its plans.
  • HP may cut 25,000 jobs

    Posted May 18, 2012 - 1:08 pm

    HP is looking to cut at least 25,000 jobs in a bid to reduce costs and return to growth, according to media reports.
  • HP has all the ingredients for software defined networking, almost

    Posted May 10, 2012 - 3:38 pm

    HP says it has all of the necessary orchestration tools for its software defined networking strategy - the big question is, will it build its own controller?
  • New from HP: stylish Ultrabooks and a wafer-thin 'Sleekbook'

    Posted May 10, 2012 - 7:25 am

    HP announced a slew of refreshed and new HP laptops on Tuesday that should be shipping to retailers this summer. Among the newcomers are several HP Envy models and a business-oriented Ultrabook.
  • HP says SDNs are key to cloud deployment

    Posted May 9, 2012 - 8:31 pm

    Software-defined networks (SDN) have the capability to provision applications in minutes instead of months, and speed deployment into the cloud, according to the head of HP Networking.
  • HP, F5 partner to speed delivery of cloud apps

    Posted May 8, 2012 - 11:38 am

    HP this week unveiled several initiatives at Interop 2012 in Las Vegas to enhance the provisioning and performance of virtual applications over a network, including an alliance with application delivery controller leader F5.
  • HP 'Slate 8' Windows tablet details surface

    Posted April 30, 2012 - 4:15 pm

    If you're hoping for a slim Windows 8 tablet that can run existing desktop software, HP might have you covered with the "Slate 8."
  • HP to build new printer manufacturing facility in China

    Posted April 18, 2012 - 5:22 am

    HP on Tuesday signed an agreement to set up a new printer manufacturing facility in the Chinese city of Chongqing, that is expected to produce around 15 million ink-jet printers per year once completed.
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