Topic: Hewlett-Packard Company
The Dow gained 25 points to close at 11796 as investors balanced positive signs for the US economy with a looming deadline for Congress' deficit super committee
11/18/2011 04:56 pm
Foxconn, a big contractor for Apple and others, breaks ground for robot facilities. It plans to replace 500,000 workers with 1 million robots.
11/17/2011 10:03 am
The Dow gained 23 points to finish at 12231 on a quiet day on Wall Street
10/28/2011 06:59 pm
Back in August, HP announced it was looking to spin off its faltering PC hardware business. Now the company has made a commitment to keep that division after all. How will HP compete with other manufacturers?
10/28/2011 12:26 pm
Steve Jobs had vision and focus from an early age, and he took courses that piqued his interest – even if they seemed offbeat. Steve Jobs also had an innate sense of a new emerging generation.
10/06/2011 09:22 pm
Steve Jobs passed on Wednesday. Steve Jobs was more than Apple's CEO, he helped make computers a household necessity and ushered in the iPod, iPhone and other must-have gadgets. Considered one of the greatest American CEOs of his generation, Steve Jobs' career path was a long, winding road that included several major hurdles.
10/05/2011 10:09 pm
Stock market ends on down note over renewed worries about Europe. The S&P 500 stock market index has lost 14.3 percent in the third quarter.
09/30/2011 06:54 pm
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.
09/24/2011 11:21 am
Fortune 500 companies are supposed to be stable, rock-solid institutions, where CEO change rarely happens. But it doesn't always happen that way. Just ask Hewlett-Packard, which announced Thursday that Meg Whitman would be the company's new chief executive officer, the fourth HP CEO in six years. In the past six years, only 16 companies on the Fortune 500 or S&P 500 have had three CEOs, according to executive search firm Crist Kolder Associates in Hinsdale, Ill. Besides HP, only two have had four or more. Can you guess who these CEO change champions are? [Editor's note: This story was updated 9/23/2011.]
09/22/2011 06:57 pm
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.
09/22/2011 04:18 pm