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HP recalls notebook, mobile workstation batteries over safety concerns
HP recalls notebook, mobile workstation batteries over safety concerns
HP is recalling batteries for some notebook or mobile workstation products after numerous reports of overheating, property damage and a burn injury. ...... 05 Jan 2018 - 4 comments
PC sales continues the decline of five years
PC sales continues the decline of five years
The inevitable decline of personal computer, as it was designed, has been documented in recent years. The so-called post PC era, predicted by ...... 13 Jan 2017 - 18 comments
HP will officially split up on November 1st
HP will officially split up on November 1st
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has filed the paperwork necessary to split the company on November 1st. The filing, with the U.S. Securities Exchange ...... 04 Jul 2015
HP drops Beats audio and partners with Bang & Olufsen
HP drops Beats audio and partners with Bang & Olufsen
After years of using Beats audio technology for its PCs and tablets, HP has dropped its old partner and teamed up with Bang & Olufsen. The ...... 25 Mar 2015
The Michael Bastian, HP designed smartwatch is the nicest looking yet
The Michael Bastian, HP designed smartwatch is the nicest looking yet
The upcoming MB Chronowing, the smartwatch designed by designer Michael Bastian and tech giant HP, is easily the nicest looking watch to date ...... 01 Nov 2014 - 6 comments
HP confirms: The company will split into two businesses
HP confirms: The company will split into two businesses
HP has confirmed this weekend's big rumor that it will split into two separate businesses. The struggling PC and Printer business will remain ...... 07 Oct 2014 - 4 comments
Report: HP to split in two, spinning off the struggling PC, mobile businesses
Report: HP to split in two, spinning off the struggling PC, mobile businesses
Tech giant HP could be on the verge of splitting in two, says a new WSJ report, a move that could help the struggling company to better focus ...... 06 Oct 2014 - 3 comments
HP recalling over six million power cords due to possible fire hazards
HP recalling over six million power cords due to possible fire hazards
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has said this week that HP will be recalling over six million power cords as fire hazards. The ...... 27 Aug 2014 - 3 comments
HP, Gilt luxury smartwatch will not have a touchscreen
HP, Gilt luxury smartwatch will not have a touchscreen
Earlier this month, HP unveiled that it was working on a luxury designer smartwatch with luxury flash sale site Gilt and designer Michael Bastian. ...... 05 Aug 2014 - 2 comments
HP can keep deal with Beats, until 2015
HP can keep deal with Beats, until 2015
HP has confirmed this week that it will keep its deal with Beats Electronics to integrate Beats Audio tech in its higher-end PCs through the ...... 31 May 2014
Qualcomm acquires iPAQ, Palm, Bitfone patents from HP
Qualcomm acquires iPAQ, Palm, Bitfone patents from HP
Massive mobile processor maker Qualcomm has acquired a portfolio of patents that has been jumping around for years including those once owned ...... 24 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
HP to prominently sell PCs with Windows 7, with the OS 'back by popular demand'
HP to prominently sell PCs with Windows 7, with the OS 'back by popular demand'
HP, the world's second largest PC maker, has begun emailing customers that "Windows 7 is back" as an option for those looking to buy new PCs. ...... 20 Jan 2014 - 20 comments
HP to release cheap Android phone this month
HP to release cheap Android phone this month
According to 9to5G, HP is preparing to release a cheap Android smartphone aimed at the emerging markets, possibly as soon as next week. Expected ...... 11 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
Report: HP to launch new, cheap phablets
Report: HP to launch new, cheap phablets
Multiple reports are claiming that HP is looking to get back into the the smartphone business, aiming new devices at emerging markets. Supposedly ...... 25 Dec 2013 - 1 comment
Report: HP looking to sell their mobile patents
Report: HP looking to sell their mobile patents
Multiple sources are reporting that HP is actively looking to sell off their mobile-computing patents, with CEO Meg Whitman looking for ways ...... 25 Oct 2013
HP: We will be joining the 3D printer market next year
HP: We will be joining the 3D printer market next year
HP CEO Meg Whitman has confirmed that the company will be entering the 3D printer market starting in the Q3 2014. "We are excited about 3D ...... 24 Oct 2013 - 7 comments
HP puts Android-based convertible PC up for sale
HP puts Android-based convertible PC up for sale
In May, HP announced it would be releasing Android and a Windows-based PC convertibles. Those devices are now on sale, slightly earlier than ...... 01 Aug 2013 - 2 comments
HP will release another smartphone
HP will release another smartphone
HP is reportedly going to re-enter the smartphone business despite its previous missteps in slicing a piece of the global smartphone pie. ...... 01 Jul 2013 - 8 comments
HP shows off Android and Windows SlateBook X2 and Split X2 convertibles
HP shows off Android and Windows SlateBook X2 and Split X2 convertibles
HP has announced two new convertibles today, the aptly named SlateBook x2 and Split x2. Both devices include detachable tablet displays and ...... 16 May 2013
HP to sell $169 Android tablet
HP to sell $169 Android tablet
HP has announced a $169 Android tablet, undercutting rivals and adding its own player in the increasingly saturated small form factor tablet market. ...... 26 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
LG purchases webOS from HP, will port operating system to Smart TVs
LG purchases webOS from HP, will port operating system to Smart TVs
LG has announced today that it will be purchasing webOS from HP, giving the operating system a new home, again. The operating system will ...... 26 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
HP unveils its first Chromebook with 14-inch screen
HP unveils its first Chromebook with 14-inch screen
HP taking "multiOS approach." It's new Pavilion 14 Chromebook sports a 14-inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit display, a couple of inches ...... 04 Feb 2013
HP products may have been sold to Syria through third parties, admits company
HP products may have been sold to Syria through third parties, admits company
Earlier this year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of Global Security Risk requested that HP answer for its products being ...... 25 Nov 2012
Lenovo has record PC share, revenues
Lenovo has record PC share, revenues
Lenovo has posted another strong quarter, the opposite of the trend of American PC makers such as Dell and HP. During the release, Lenovo ...... 08 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
Open webOS ported to Galaxy Nexus
Open webOS ported to Galaxy Nexus
The Open webOS project has officially hit version 1.0. While HP has only released the operating system for use and testing on computers, ...... 30 Sep 2012
HP looking to release a new smartphone
HP looking to release a new smartphone
HP's new CEO, Meg Whitman, has said today the company will 'ultimately have to offer a smartphone.' In early 2010, the company purchased ...... 16 Sep 2012 - 1 comment
HP increases layoffs to 29,000
HP increases layoffs to 29,000
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has confirmed it will layoff more employees than originally planned, 29,000 compared to 27,000 first stated. In a filing ...... 11 Sep 2012
HP posts massive loss
HP posts massive loss
HP has posted a massive $8.9 billion quarterly loss, following another quarter of slowing PC sales. Most of the loss, however, comes via ...... 23 Aug 2012 - 4 comments
HP will stick to Windows 8 Pro tablets, not RT
HP will stick to Windows 8 Pro tablets, not RT
HP has confirmed today that it will be sticking to Intel-based Windows 8 Pro tablets when they start selling the devices later this year, staying ...... 30 Jun 2012 - 1 comment
HP to let 25,000 people go
HP to let 25,000 people go
HP is considering eliminating 25,000 jobs, say sources. The company is looking to slash costs, and 25,000 would be a full 7 percent of its workforce. ...... 18 May 2012
HP confirms Windows 8 tablets
HP confirms Windows 8 tablets
HP executives have quietly confirmed the company will be bringing Windows 8 tablets to market. Additionally, the devices will each include ...... 14 May 2012
HP lays off most of WebOS division
HP lays off most of WebOS division
Verge has reported that HP has laid off 275 employees from its WebOS division, as the operating system transitions to open source. The statement ...... 29 Feb 2012
Jon Rubinstein leaves HP
Jon Rubinstein leaves HP
In April 2010, HP announced it was purchasing the struggling smartphone maker Palm for $1.2 billion, after at least four other companies gave serious bids. ...... 28 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
iPad and Mac sales push Apple past HP as the top computer brand
iPad and Mac sales push Apple past HP as the top computer brand
Apple's sales in the final quarter of last year were impressive by any objective standard. They sold 37 million iPhones, making them the ...... 25 Jan 2012 - 8 comments
HP teases 14-inch ultrabook
HP teases 14-inch ultrabook
HP has sent out a "teaser" video today showing off their "Spectre" ultrabook. The Spectre, which will likely be properly named at CES next ...... 03 Jan 2012 - 1 comment
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