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HP sets sights on rivals with webOS software

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. will soon include its webOS system for smartphones on all its PCs, upcoming tablet computers and higher-end printers, putting it in competition with operating software from Apple, Google and Microsoft.

HP, Dell: PC makers in desperate need of a reboot

Hewlett-Packard Co. used to be known as a place where innovative thinkers flocked to work on great ideas that opened new frontiers in technology. These days, HP is looking behind the times.

Hewlett Packard announces China expansion plans

US computer maker Hewlett Packard on Wednesday announced wide-ranging plans to expand in China, with a string of research centres and manufacturing facilities in several Chinese cities.

Whitman faces big challenges at HP

No one's counting Hewlett-Packard Co. out. But by any measure, new CEO Meg Whitman faces a mountain of problems as she takes the reins of the world's biggest-selling tech company.

$13.2 mn for Apotheker, $1 pay for Whitman at HP

Ousted Hewlett-Packard chief executive Leo Apotheker is leaving with compensation worth at least $13.2 million while his successor, Meg Whitman, will receive an annual salary of $1.

HP fires second CEO in 2 years; Whitman in charge

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard has performed another extreme act of corporate remodeling, firing its CEO Leo Apotheker after just 11 months and replacing him with billionaire businesswoman and political aspirant Meg Whitman. Yet ...

Hewlett-Packard overhaul exposes underdog status

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard, one of the world's largest technology companies, finds itself the underdog as it ditches most of its consumer businesses to become more like the well-oiled, corporate-focused machines of rivals IBM ...

HP awards new CEO Whitman with $16.5M pay package

Hewlett-Packard Co. ushered in Meg Whitman as its CEO with a $16.5 million compensation package that hinges on the one-time politician's ability to lift the stumbling technology company's stock price during the next two years.

HP gains control of Autonomy

Hewlett-Packard said Monday that it has closed its $10.24 billion purchase of British software company Autonomy, a deal which contributed to the downfall of former HP chief executive Leo Apotheker.

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