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  • HP, Shareholder Settlement Is Latest Chapter In Autonomy Saga

    HP, Shareholder Settlement Is Latest Chapter In Autonomy Saga

    Today, HP announced it had reached a settlement with its shareholders over its handling of the purchase of Autonomy for $10B back in 2011, but it’s far from the end of the story as the fight over the Autonomy purchase will very likely head to court, this time with HP and its shareholders at one table and Autonomy’s former executives at the other. Apparently, HP shareholders decided… Read More

  • HP Shares Dip As FQ2 ’14 Revenue Disappoints

    HP Shares Dip As FQ2 ’14 Revenue Disappoints

    Today HP’s earnings slipped out earlier than expected, with the company reporting a second quarter revenue tally of $27.3 billion, and earnings per share (non-GAAP) or $0.88. The market had expected the company to report higher revenue of $27.41 billion. Following the disappointment, HP shares fell several points before resurrecting to a decline of just over 2%. That decline in share… Read More

  • HP Crashes Downmarket With The $99 HP 7 Plus Android Tablet

    HP Crashes Downmarket With The $99 HP 7 Plus Android Tablet

    How bad do you need an Android tablet? HP’s latest Android tablet isn’t packed with the latest components, but it’s cheap. The buyer gets, um, a screen, some bits and bytes, and a bezel as wide as the Mighty Mississip’. But the HP 7 Plus is only $99. Read More

  • HP Reveals Android-Powered SlateBook 14, Which Looks Like A More Capable Chromebook

    HP Reveals Android-Powered SlateBook 14, Which Looks Like A More Capable Chromebook

    Google’s product lines were bound to come into conflict, and this HP SlateBook 14, which broke cover on HP’s website (via MobileSyrup) in the official trailer you see above, definitely leaves me scratching my head about the continued existence of Chrome OS. The SlateBook 14 in the video is powered by Android, not Chrome OS, and it begs the question of why every Google-powered… Read More

  • HP Planning To Enter The 3D Printer Space In June

    HP Planning To Enter The 3D Printer Space In June

    HP CEO Meg Whitman casually noted that the company would have a “big technology announcement” in June related to the 3D printing space, a move that could place 3D printers into the hands of casual home and industrial users. Whitman also mentioned that the company has solved a number of 3D printing problems and expects that “the bigger market is going to be in the… Read More

  • HP Releases Another Cheap Android Tablet

    HP Releases Another Cheap Android Tablet

    HP has quietly announced a new tablet. Meet the HP 8. It’s a rather mundane tablet with a ho-hum screen and above par specs. It’s nothing special. But it’s cheap and cheap sells. The HP 8 employs a 7.85-inch screen with a 1,024 x 768 resolution, which as Engadget points out, is a few pixels less than what’s found in competitor’s tablets. Inside, there is a… Read More

  • HP Posts Modest FQ1 Beat With Revenue Of $28.2B, Adjusted EPS Of $0.90

    HP Posts Modest FQ1 Beat With Revenue Of $28.2B, Adjusted EPS Of $0.90

    Today after the close, HP reported a slight beat in its fiscal first quarter, including net revenue of $28.2 billion, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.90. Investors had expected $27.19 billion in revenue, and $0.84 in per-share profit, excluding items. Read More

  • Parsing HP’s Decision To Push Windows 7 More Than A Year Into The Windows 8 Era

    Parsing HP’s Decision To Push Windows 7 More Than A Year Into The Windows 8 Era

    Citing popular demand, HP is now pushing personal computers running Windows 7 over Windows 8 on its online store, a simple slight to Microsoft’s nascent Windows 8.x platform. (Update: The ever excellent Ed Bott has some good notes on what HP is not doing — running scared back into Windows 7’s arms — but more that it is refocusing its marketing notes. It’s… Read More

  • HP Sensibly Shuns U.S. To Launch Its First Android Smartphones

    HP Sensibly Shuns U.S. To Launch Its First Android Smartphones

    Once upon a time HP ruled the computing landscape. From consumer PCs to enterprise solutions, the house that Bill and David built was once the most powerful electronics company. But things are different today. So much so that HP is ignoring its home territory with its recently announced smartphones. Read More