HP, as Silicon Valley's biggest and most mature corporation, is more big business now than Silicon Valley startup. Meg Whitman has to help HP figure out which way to go from here.
Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman reportedly is the choice of the troubled company's board to replace the current HP CEO, Leo Apotheker. Despite her past achievements, some question whether she is up for the daunting task.
Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay, may temporarily replace Hewlett-Packard CEO Leo Apotheker. Meg Whitman joined the HP board in January.
Stock market rises for fifth straight day as optimism rises about Europe's debt problems. Major stock market indexes still down for the year.
Analysts say iPad cannot be dethroned, but at a conference in Anaheim, Microsoft showers enthusiastic software developers with Windows 8 beta-tablets. Let the app-writing begin.
Demand for Target's new Missoni-designed products overwhelmed its website and jammed its stores. But the rush didn't clear out all the Missoni items at Target.
But the same Web tools that help stores thrive also let individuals compete by selling clothes directly. So consignment shops are innovating.