All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘HP’

Carly Fiorina Forgot to Register CarlyFiorina.org, and Now She’s Getting Trolled

“Yes, I am running,” said former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina this morning on Good Morning America.” “I think I’m the best person for the job because I understand how the economy actually works. I understand the world; who’s in it.” Apparently, one of those people in the world is a little upset at Fiorina’s managerial maneuvers. Here’s what you’ll see …

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Meg Whitman Confident Despite HP Stagnation

HP this week released its fourth quarter 2014 and fiscal 2014 full-year financial results. The company reported quarterly revenue of $28.4 billion, down 2% from fourth quarter 2013. Full-year revenue was reported to be $111.5 billion, down 1% year-over-year. HP’s lackluster 2014 financial results were not unexpected, and the company hit both its GAAP and non-GAAP diluted net share earnings …

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Meghan Trainor Releases Video For “Lips Are Movin”

Meghan Trainor, the singer behind the hit song “All about That Bass”, has just released the video for her second single “Lips Are Movin’”. The song offers more than a few nods to “All about That Bass”, from the instrumentation, the songwriting, and even a couple of lyrical send-ups to her debut single. The video features Trainor singing and dancing …

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HP 3D Printers: Multi Jet Fusion Coming in 2016

Like many PC manufacturers HP has been struggling in recent years. As consumers began to embrace portable computing devices such as smartphones and tablets, PC makers have seen sales of desktop and notebook PCs dwindle. When HP’s mobile device initiatives failed to have a significant impact on sales the company put its focus on the enterprise solutions market and big …

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HP Is Breaking Up Into Two Companies

Last week, it was eBay announcing a break-up of its business with eBay and PayPal becoming two separate public companies. This week, it’s HP. Hewlett-Packard announced that it too will split up into two public companies – Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. The former will focus on servers, storage, networking, converged systems, services, software, and its OpenStack Helion cloud platform. …

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Chubby Checker, HP Settle the Most Important Penis-Centric App Lawsuit of Our Time

And a nation exhales. A lawsuit, brought against HP by rock and roll pioneer and world-famous Twister Chubby Checker, has been settled. The saga is over. In a case that was quite possibly constructed via Mad Libs, Chubby Checker sued HP in February of last year, claiming that the company had violated his trademark and associated it with “obscene, sexual …

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HP to Pay $108 Million Over Bribery and Money Laundering Charges

Hewlett-Packard this week agreed to pay $108 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle money laundering and bribery charges. The charges were brought against HP for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. According to the charges, the company’s subsidiaries provided substantial bribes to officials in foreign countries to secure IT …

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HP Unveils New Hybrid Tablet/Notebook

HP has recently shifted its business to focus more on its enterprise software and security offerings but the company still has its foot firmly planted in the PC hardware business. HP is now neck-and-neck with Lenovo for the title of largest notebook brand. HP today unveiled two new notebooks, one of which is the type of tablet/notebook hybrid devices that …

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PC Shipments Continued to Decline Over the Holidays

It’s a brand new year, but the story is largely the same for PC manufacturers. Much like last year, PC shipments continued to decline during the all-important holiday sales quarter. Market research firm IDC this week released its PC shipment estimates for the fourth quarter of 2013 and the industry has declined, as expected. The firm estimates that PC shipments …

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Laptop Deals: Top 10 Black Friday Laptop Deals

There are only two more days until the shoppers will be bombarding their local retail stores in search of the year’s best deals. One of the main items on people’s lists this year is laptops. If you are planning on going on the hunt for a new laptop, we have the top 10 best deals for Black Friday. I4U.com has …

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HP Reports Positive Earnings For Fiscal Year 2013

Following a series of dismal earning reports, HP is finally showing signs that it is on the right track. The company today announced its fourth quarter results along with its fiscal year 2013 results. During the fourth quarter HP managed to take in just over $29 billion. Though this number is 3% lower than its fourth quarter 2012 revenue, the …

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PC Market Not as Bad as Expected During Last Quarter

Though PC shipments in the third quarter of 2013 did decline year-over-year for the sixth straight quarter, it seems that there could be a small silver lining in the numbers. Market research firm IDC today reported that worldwide PC shipment declines were not quite as bad as analysts had predicted. IDC’s numbers put total worldwide PC shipments during the third …

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PC Shipments Decline During Back-to-School Season

As expected, PC shipments declined year-over-year during the third quarter of 2013. According to market research firm Gartner, shipments fell 8.6% from last year to only 80.3 million units. Shipments were up from the previous quarter, boosted by back-to-school sales and new offerings. Though the third quarter numbers represent a sixth consecutive quarterly year-over-year decline in PC shipments, top PC …

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Google Announces New Chromebooks For The Holidays

The Chromebook has had a successful year thanks in part to how affordable Google’s notebooks are. It’s hard to argue against a $199 notebook that can do almost everything you would normally do on the Web. Now Google and its partners are ready to continue that momentum with all new Chromebooks. Google and Intel announced on Wednesday that its manufacturing …

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Alcoa, Bank of America, and HP Removed from Dow

Starting September 23, Alcoa, Back of America, and HP will no longer be among the 30 companies listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The changes “were prompted by the low stock price of the three companies slated for removal and the Index Committee’s desire to diversify the sector and industry group representation of the Index,” according to the Dow …

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HP Reportedly Shipping Fewer Than 21M Notebooks Next Year

The traditional PC market, which includes notebook-style laptops, is in trouble. Sales of PCs have been falling for over one year now, thanks to the rise of the tablet market and the failure of Windows 8. Even HP, the largest PC manufacturer in the world, can see which way the wind is blowing. DigiTimes today reported that HP will ship …

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Notebook Shipments Picked Up in August

For over one year now, PC shipments have been on the decline. The rise of the tablet market and the failure of Windows 8 contributed to slow holiday 2012 sales and dismal quarters in the first half of 2013. Today a tiny bit of good news hit the traditional PC market, with notebook shipments shown to be on the rise. …

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HP Shifts Leadership as Revenue Drops

Along with its third quarter 2013 results, HP this week announced that it is shuffling around its executive management. The company’s current COO, Bill Veghte will soon be the EVP and general manager of HP’s Enterprise division. According to HP, current Enterprise head Dave Donatelli will “take on a new role focused on identifying early-stage technologies…” HP’s Marketing and Communications …

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HP Out-Shipping Lenovo Notebooks For the Year

When this year’s second quarter financial results began to roll in, it became clear that PC shipments, including notebooks, were down for yet another quarter. The only company not largely affected seemed to be Lenovo, which overtook HP as the world’s top notebook manufacturer. Lenovo’s shipments dropped only 0.6% year-over-year, while HP saw a 4.8% notebook shipment decline in the …

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HP Predicted to Retake Notebook Lead From Lenovo

The second quarter of 2013 was a bust for PC manufacturers. Shipments of desktop and notebook computers were down nearly 11% from the second quarter of 2012. Only Lenovo was able to weather the waning market, raising shipments year-over-year by 19.7% and overtaking HP as the world’s top PC manufacturer. Now it appears that HP is poised to take its …

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HP to Release $99 Tablet This Fall [RUMOR]

The tablet market, just a few years old, is already crowded with tablet designs from nearly every tech manufacturer. Predictions show that the tablet market should grow to a record size this year, while shipments of traditional PCs are now declining. Though Apple and Amazon are largely dominating the 7-inch tablet market, that hasn’t stopped other manufacturers from trying to …

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HP, Microsoft Team Up to Get Businesses Off Windows XP

Over one decade from its release and three new versions of Windows past, Windows XP remains one of the most popular operating systems in the world – and for good reason. XP was a stable operating system with loads of software support and years worth of updates. It was exactly what both businesses and consumers needed to accomplish their work, …

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Chromebooks Are Now Available In Six More Countries

Chromebooks are slowly making their way around the world as Google introduces more consumers to its idea of what personal computing should look like. Now consumers, schools and businesses in six more countries can take advantage of the affordable computing provided by Chromebook. Google announced today that Chromebooks are now available for purchase in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland and …

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HP Releases Cyber Security Risk Report, Organizes Its Security Research

Though the focus of the tech press this week will certainly be on the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, security researchers are having their own RSA conference this week in San Francisco. HP has managed to find itself at both conferences, straddling the line between its classic form as a hardware manufacturer and the enterprise products it sees as its …

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LG Buys WebOS For Use in Smart TVs

After HP bought Palm in 2010, the company promptly proceeded to run the webOS operating system into the ground with a series of lackluster products. The HP TouchPad was the company’s final official webOS product, and the company ended up dropping the tablet’s price to $100 after it became a marketplace failure. In December of 2011, HP announced that is …

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HP Slate 7 Announced, Specs and Price Released

It seems that mini-tablets are the product that tech manufacturers have decided they need to sell in 2013. While Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Apple’s iPad Mini dominate the category, the new flood of 7-inch to 8-inch tablets announced at this week’s Mobile World Congress will soon be lost to time as newer versions of popular tablets are announced. The latest …

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Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation

Back in November 2012, HP announced its dismal quarterly results and blamed around $5 billion of its $8.8 billion impairment charge on “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy prior to its purchase by HP in 2011. Autonomy founder Mike Lynch shot back at HP immediately, starting a website and issuing an open letter accusing HP of mismanagement. …

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HP Enters Chromebook Market With The Pavilion 14

It may have taken a few years, but Google’s Chromebook is finally taking off as a valid alternative to the traditional Windows laptop and MacBook. That means more OEMs are starting to make them with HP being the latest to join the fray. HP announced the Pavilion 14 Chromebook this morning as part of its “multiOS approach to offer customers …

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Calling All Hackers: Google Wants You To Break Chrome OS At Pwnium 3

Pwnium is the annual hacker competition where Google invites coders from around the world to find security holes in Google Chrome. That changes this year as Google wants hackers to break both of its Chromium projects. Google announced today that Chrome will be one of the browsers hackers can take on at the annual Pwn2Own Competition. This year’s competition is …

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HP Rebuffs Offers For Autonomy, EDS and Opens New Executive Center

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that HP has received offers to buy both Autonomy and EDS. The companies have lost much of their value since being acquired by HP, forcing around 16 billion in write-downs during HP’s last two quarterly reports of 2012. This news come in light of reports that HP could attempt to sell off some of …

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