September 23, 2011, 2:33 PM —
Meg Whitman as HP CEO: Obvious choice or obvious disaster?
Former eBay chief executive, current HP board member, replaces Leo Apotheker in top spot. Read more.
HP confirms layoffs at Palm unit
HP has started laying off workers associated with last year's billion-dollar acquisition of Palm, as it closes down the mobile device business it planned to base on Palm's webOS. The news comes almost exactly a month after HP announced a sweeping reorganization and refocusing of its business. Read more.