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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HP delivers Linux laptop

Hewlett-Packard is stepping out as the first major manufacturer to offer a laptop preloaded with the open-source operating system. Correspondent James Hilliard takes a closer look with HP's David Conrad.

published August 23, 2004 by


Fiorina debuts HP-branded iPod

At the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina unveils the HP-branded version of Apple Computer's iPod, simply named Digital Music Player, which is scheduled for release in June.

published January 9, 2004 by


HP streamlines new consumer products

With the release of 158 new consumer products from digital imaging to handhelds to PCs, Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina spells out a new approach to create technologies that work together and are easier for consumers to understand and use.

published August 12, 2003 by


The virtual route to business travel

Business travel may take on a new face, thanks to a research project from HP Labs. CNET's Brian Cooley talks with Hewlett-Packard Fellow Norm Jouppi about how the company's BiReality system would enable people to move throughout remote business locations without leaving the home office.

published May 27, 2003 by


Keeping your PIN private

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, CNET's Brian Cooley sees the latest HP technology available to keep personal identification numbers private using new encryption and printing systems.

published April 16, 2003 by


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