Hewlett Packard will merge the printing and personal computers businesses, two of its largest divisions, at a time when its chief executive, Meg Whitman, tries to promote the growth of the technology company. The new unit, with annual sales of 65,350 million, will generate about half the percentage of the company’s revenue and will be led by the head of the PC division, Todd Bradley, the company said in a statement Wednesday. The company plans to consolidate other functions too, such as marketing and communications across the business to promote a stronger brand and improve efficiency.
In the last quarter of 2011 Apple became the leading manufacturer in the IT world, selling the most PC, according to data from consulting firm Canalys, which includes tablets as part of the PC segment.
The half bitten apple company sold 20 million units of the total 120 million that were sold from October to December. Of those, 15 million were iPads and 5 million Macs. With these figures the Cupertino technology giant has surpassed HP and has earned 17 % of the “PC” market.
With the idea of liquidating TouchPad stocks, the U.S. company HP has created unintentionally one of the most desired products of 2011. Seems a little bit exaggerated, but in different markets where it was available, a lot of people craved for one, and it created an amazing resale market.
The price at which the TouchPad was launched in the beginning was high to compete with the iPad ecosystem, but the hardware and possibilities were promising, until sales began to drop and HP made the decision. They stopped manufacturing the new tablet, sold the stock at $99, and announced they will not support the… Continue to How To Install/Flash Android 2.3.7 MIUI Custom ROM On HP TouchPad
Hewlett-Packard, known by most of us as HP, announced today the launch of its new netbook HP Mini 1104 with significant improvements in performance and graphic power, and to do this, it uses the latest processor: the Intel Atom N2600.
HP says the device is ideal for use as a “companion PC.” Small in size, you can comfortably carry the new HP Mini 1104 everywhere and the features are pretty solid if you don’t forget that we are talking about a netbook.
The new CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Meg Whitman, acknowledged the good work done by the Cupertino based company regarding the marketing of their products and stated that it is possible for Apple to be the number one computer manufacturer in 2012, when tablets will be taken into account in the equation.
Whitman, who debuted as the captain of the company that sells the most personal computers in the world, and former CEO of eBay, made some comments in Le Figaro on a Canalys survey that predicted a possible Apple overtaking of Hewlett Packard in 2012 with the help of the iPad 3.
HP joins the ultrabook market by introducing the new HP Folio 13. The new HP Folio 13 star makes its appearance as the first ultrabook from Hewlett Packard.
The ultrabook, the concept of ultraportable computer thin, lightweight and reasonably priced developed by Intel, in now support a new, played by HP. The U.S. has indeed to announce the arrival on the market 13 Folio, a machine close enough to the shape of that already offer Asus (UX31) or Acer (S3) with respect to ultrabook.
News from HP are flowing fast today. Meg Whitman confirms that the company is keeping Apotheker’s ideas regarding the spin off of the PC Business, the IT giant still wants to buy Autonomy and WebOS development shall be continued.
We change the boss , but not the strategy. That was the message sent by Meg Whitman to analysts and investors at her first intervention.
For the new CEO of HP, the possibility of a spin off of the PC division, the acquisition of the British publisher, Autonomy with its software infrastructure and optimizing the value of Web OS… Continue to HP confirms its spin off strategy
Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman was appointed head of HP. She replaces Leo Apotheker, after just one year of service. A change of the head that doesn’t tell too much to the world about the strategy of HP.
An year ago, Leo Apotheker and his management strategy was designated to succeed Mark Hurd, which has been fired because of an “inappropriately relationship” with a collaborator. Now the board of world number one PC manufacturer replaces Leo with Meg Whitman, a member from the Board of Directors and former eBay boss.
Hewlett-Packard shakes the market again. Given last week’s drop in HP’s stock and the PC business exit announcement from last month, the Board of Directors is now strongly considering dumping their current CEO, Leo Apotheker.
Last month, HP took a bold decision in announcing that they would like to separate the PC business (called PSG) from the rest of the company. HP said that this move would allow the new entity to focus more on the customer’s needs and to adapt faster to the every-day changing market.