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  1. April 2, 2013

    Dell: computing the price

    When buying a house, computing the sale price can be as simple as discovering what other properties on the street fetched....

  2. February 9, 2013

    Man in news: Michael Dell

    Michael Dell is an intensely personal man, which might explain why he is taking his computer company private after 25 years...

  1. February 8, 2013

    Week in Review, February 9

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Michael...

  2. February 5, 2013

    Michael Dell looks back to the future

    Twenty-five years ago, Michael Dell, aged just 23, took his PC business public with a valuation of $85m. Now, after...

  3. FT Alphaville

    January 14, 2013

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP Quote of the day: “I’m not going to give that any oxygen” — Ben Bernanke on the trillion-dollar coin at Monday’s...

  4. August 10, 2012

    HP counts cost of ill-fated acquisitions

    The once-powerful brands of Compaq and EDS will become billion-dollar footnotes in Hewlett-Packard’s quarterly earnings...

  5. March 7, 2012

    HP chief finds pitfalls easier to identify than fix

    The loud hissing sound that can be heard in the heart of Silicon Valley is air leaking out of Hewlett-Packard’s share price....

  6. December 19, 2011

    Twitter: punt on tweet smell of success

    Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is the perfect investor for Twitter: immensely rich and willing to take a punt. Should Twitter be...

  7. September 28, 2011

    Boardroom dangers of Silicon Valley’s insularity

    After the spectacular leadership bust-up at Yahoo, co-founder Jerry Yang and Carol Bartz, the just-dumped chief executive,...

  8. August 26, 2011

    Apple shows confidence in Cook

    On Tim Cook’s first full day on the job as the new chief executive of Apple, he wasted little time tackling the questions...

  9. August 25, 2011

    Cook tasked with replacing Apple icon

    For many of Apple’s customers, investors and fans, the most important thing about new chief executive Tim Cook is that he is...

  10. August 24, 2011

    HP’s orphan hopes sun will shine tomorrow

    It’s not every day that a $40bn personal technology company is launched on the world. But with the proposed spin-off of its...

  11. August 18, 2011

    Apotheker engineers promised overhaul

    Léo Apotheker has taken less than a year to engineer the total overhaul of Hewlett-Packard, by announcing the largest...

  12. August 18, 2011

    HP acquisition fails to win over investors

    Hewlett-Packard shares tumbled more than 20 per cent during midday trading on Friday after UBS and Deutsche Bank downgraded...

  13. FT Tech Hub

    August 18, 2011

    A decade on, HP backtracks on PCs [Updated]

    Nearly ten years to the day since it doubled down on the PC business with the purchase of Compaq, Hewlett-Packard has...

  14. August 18, 2011

    HP plans to buy Autonomy for $10bn

    Hewlett-Packard is planning to buy Autonomy, one of the largest UK technology companies, for as much as $10bn and spin off...

  15. March 16, 2011

    Perspectives: longevity can be a tricky stunt to pull off

    The death last month of Ken Olsen at the age of 84 is a reminder that the “cycles of dominance” in the IT industries are...

  16. February 15, 2011

    Obituary: Pioneer who liberated technology

    Kenneth Olsen, who has died aged 84, was a gifted electronics engineer who to a greater extent than any single individual...

  17. January 21, 2011

    Man in the News: Tim Cook

    More than two decades ago, a young Duke University MBA student named Tim Cook carefully drafted a business plan for the next...

  18. November 3, 2010

    A new route from idea to reality

    Bob Ianucci, the former chief technology officer at Nokia, used to give a talk about the evolutionary patterns in the...

  19. August 20, 2010

    HP to keep ‘winning strategy’

    Hewlett-Packard’s strategy remains intact in spite of Mark Hurd’s resignation this month as chief executive of the world’s...

  20. February 15, 2010

    Mobile devices: Should you go for large, medium or small?

    When Compaq Computer unveiled the first IBM-compatible portable PC at the Waldorf Hotel in New York in November 1982, it was...

  21. FT Tech Hub

    October 13, 2009

    HP's drip-dry touchy-feely PCs

    HP has launched a new PC lineup, ranging from laptops with innovative drains, aimed at preventing ruinous keyboard spills,...

  22. August 16, 2009

    Indians angry after star held in US

    Shah Rukh Khan, the Indian film star who has been the face of top western brands such as Pepsi, Compaq, TAG Heuer and Nokia,...

  23. June 26, 2009

    Low-key Cook is no obvious master of synthesis

    Tim Cook, Apple's chief operating officer, ran the company's everyday business from January until Steve Jobs...

  24. June 10, 2009

    Beware inertia

    Don Sull's blog: Companies fall prey to active inertia when their hardened commitments channel their response to market...

  25. May 10, 2009

    PC makers

    What do you do if you’re a PC maker with an eye on the future? Apple aside, the industry mostly just takes commodity parts...

  26. February 16, 2009

    Savvis signs Riley to lift revenues

    Thomas T Riley has been appointed managing director of Savvis International, the IT services company, to boost revenues in...

  27. January 16, 2009

    Apple moves to clear up uncertainty ahead of Jobs' absence

    At the peak of its game and with no big new product transitions under way, Apple can run perfectly well without Steve Jobs...

  28. January 16, 2009

    Apple moves to clear up uncertainty ahead of Jobs absence

    At the peak of its game and with no big new product transitions under way, Apple can run perfectly well without Steve Jobs...

  29. January 15, 2009

    Apple acts on uncertainty over Jobs absence

    At the peak of its game and with no big new product transitions under way, Apple can run perfectly well without Steve Jobs...

  30. January 7, 2009

    Taking a bite out of Europe

    Perhaps it was the absence of his boss Steve Jobs that prompted Pascal Cagni, Apple's European head, to give this year's...

  31. December 2, 2008

    Changing places: Yahoo seeks new chief

    The resignation of Jerry Yang, from the chief executive post at Yahoo leaves the company looking for a replacement. Mr Yang,...

  32. September 16, 2008

    Hewlett-Packard ready to cut 25,000 jobs in EDS integration

    The US jobs market was dealt a fresh blow yesterday when Hewlett-Packard, the world's biggest information technology group,...

  33. August 26, 2008

    Hewlett-Packard renews challenge to IBM

    Hewlett-Packard, the world’s biggest information technology company, is on Tuesday expected to close its $13.9bn...

  34. August 26, 2008

    Hewlett-Packard renews challenge to IBM

    Hewlett-Packard, the world's biggest information technology company, is today expected to close its $13.9bn acquisition of...

  35. August 20, 2008

    Laptop sales help Hewlett-Packard beat forecasts

    Strong laptop sales helped push Hewlett-Packard to a better-than-expected performance in the third quarter in spite of a...

  36. August 18, 2008

    Corporate Diary

    TODAY Earnings BHP Billiton FY $2.83 ($2.295) Hiscox H1 18.4p (20.38p) Lowe's Q2 $0.56 ($0.67) Michael Page H1, FY estimate...

  37. July 25, 2008

    European go-ahead for HP-EDS deal

    Hewlett-Packard on Friday announced that its proposed $13.9bn acquisition of EDS, the world’s biggest IT outsourcing group,...

  38. June 1, 2008

    Movers and shakers

    ● F&C Investments have recruited Julian Lyne as head of global consultants. He starts today, joining from HSBC Investments...

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