Hewlett-Packard

Hewlett-Packard is the PC leader and has a wide range of businesses ranging from printing to software to enterprise servers. HP also is a major services player via the acquisition of EDS. As IBM's primary rival, HP aims to sell customers an entire stack of hardware, software and services. Under Mark Hurd, HP was a lean, mean operational machine. The next CEO, however, must show that HP can grow organically sans acquisitions and cost cuts.

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The Windows 7 UI will be the HP Slate's biggest weakness

The Windows 7 UI will be the HP Slate's biggest weakness

HP has released a few teaser details of its upcoming iPad, um, I mean Slate device. While the company is betting the farm on Adobe Flash and AIR support being enough to give it the edge over the iPad, I can already see the device's biggest weakness - Windows 7. Or more specifically, the problems of taking a cursor-based desktop OS user interface (UI) and expecting the Windows paradigms, complete with little icons, small click areas, scrollbars and so on, to work well without a mouse.

March 8, 2010 by in Hardware

HP Envy 15 targets Apple MacBook Pro with quality, performance

HP Envy 15 targets Apple MacBook Pro with quality, performance

HP's new ENVY 15 targets Apple's MacBook Pro notebooks with Voodoo spirit. It's about an inch thick and weighs 5.18 lbs. It offers a magnesium case, glass buttonless trackpad, a new Core i7 processor, dual SSD drives and non-switchable discrete Radeon HD 4830 graphics with 1GB of VRAM. Its 15.6-inch LCD manages 300 nits, and it offers a Slim Fit high-capacity battery. It will start at $1,799.

September 15, 2009 by in Laptops

HP Envy 13 targets Apple MacBook Pro with quality, performance

HP Envy 13 targets Apple MacBook Pro with quality, performance

HP's new ENVY 13 targets Apple's MacBook Pro notebooks with Voodoo spirit. It weighs 3.74 lbs, omits an internal disc drive, offers Radeon HD 4330 discrete graphics, a 13.1-inch WXGA display (82% color gamut; 410 nit) and an optional Slim Fit extended life battery that doubles the 7-hour battery life. The case is magnesium coated with aluminum, and the buttonless trackpad is glass. It will start at $1,699.

September 15, 2009 by in Apple

It's the 'HP way' or the highway

Carly Fiorina talks to CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari about the collective attitude at Hewlett-Packard during her time as CEO, and how diversity can enhance the workplace. In HP's case, she says, change was not openly accepted, which proved to be a challenge while she led the computer giant.

October 19, 2006 by in Hewlett-Packard

Memoir tells Carly Fiorina's tale

CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari talks with Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO and board member, about her new book, "Tough Choices." During her career, Fiorina was known as a fierce businesswoman; she opens up for the first time in her memoir, released in early October 2006.

October 19, 2006 by in Hewlett-Packard

California AG: HP 'lost its way'

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer filed criminal charges against former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn and four others. The charges say Dunn knew illegal techniques were used to track private phone records. Here, Lockyer addresses the complaint in Sacramento, Calif.

October 4, 2006 by in Hewlett-Packard

Five face criminal charges in HP scandal

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, the California Attorney General filed criminal charges against former HP Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others. This follows an investigation of HP's use of "pretexting" to obtain personal phone records of reporters, company directors and two HP employees. Here, Lockyer announces the charges in Sacramento, Calif. Video provided by KPIX-TV.

October 4, 2006 by in Hewlett-Packard

Hearing: CNET reporter as target

Rep. Ed Whitefield (R-Ky.) asked one investigator if he was the man who got records of all phone calls made by CNET News.com reporter Dawn Kawamoto. Then the committee chairman interrupted to show his displeasure. Watch a portion of the subcommittee hearing in Washington.

September 28, 2006 by in Telcos

Congresswoman blasts HP spying

Democrat Diana DeGette of Colorado said pretexting and spying on private citizens is not corporate behavior that inspires public trust. She spoke at start of a House hearing on Sept. 28, 2006, into Hewlett-Packard's investigation of its board members and of journalists, including CNET News.com reporters.

September 28, 2006 by in Hewlett-Packard

Mark Hurd on the hot seat

Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd announced the resignation of Patricia Dunn as chairman in his first public appearance since the controversy over the company's use of pretexting erupted more than two weeks ago. But as he offered an apology, Hurd also raised new questions about HP's investigation into boardroom leaks. Join this week's edition of the CNET News.com Reporters' Roundtable with Charlie Cooper, Jim Kerstetter and Ina Fried.

September 22, 2006 by in Hewlett-Packard

HP iPAQ rx4540

HP iPAQ rx4540

From its large onboard memory and SD card slot to the implementation of a 3.5mm audio jack and scroll wheel, the iPaq rx4540 combines a well-thought-out feature set with a compact design to appeal to users who plan to use their handhelds for mobile entertainment.

September 26, 2006 by in Hewlett-Packard

HP iPAQ rw6800

HP iPAQ rw6800

The BlackBerry for non-corporate users who require extensive multimedia capabilities, in addition to push-e-mail.

March 5, 2006 by in Windows

HP iPAQ h6515

HP iPAQ h6515

Can the addition of GPS on HP's latest PDA-phone inject some much-needed oomph back into the dwindling PDA market?

October 16, 2005 by in Mobility

HP iPAQ h6365

HP iPAQ h6365

If you need a smart phone as a business tool, the h6365 is a solid choice. On the other hand, if you're seeking a stylish gadget, you'd do better to look elsewhere.

January 16, 2005 by in Hewlett-Packard

HP LaserJet 3015

HP LaserJet 3015

The HP LaserJet 3015 does the trick for students and families, but small businesses can do better with a different printer.The HP LaserJet 3015 weighs a mere 9.

April 14, 2004 by in Hewlett-Packard

HP LaserJet 3380

HP LaserJet 3380

The HP LaserJet 3380 is a good match for a very small-business operation that doesn't require colour printing.The HP LaserJet 3380 is the top-of-the-line model in HP's new series of four laser-based, cheap multifunction printers.

April 4, 2004 by in Hewlett-Packard

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