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    1. October 10, 2014

      Then and Now

      Some breakups happen because the relationship was a bad idea to begin with. So what about eBay, HP and Symantec? All of them...

    2. October 10, 2014

      Tech splits: stubbed mitosis

      Maybe it comes down to your preference in jargon. Is “focus” your thing – or “synergy”? Symantec announced on Thursday it...

    1. October 6, 2014

      HP signals dealmaking is on cards

      HP divides in two Hewlett-Packard has indicated that it is considering further dealmaking, as it split its PC and printer...

    2. 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....

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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....

    9. 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...

    10. 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,...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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,...

    25. 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,...

    26. 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...

    27. June 10, 2009

      Beware inertia

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

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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,...

    35. 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,...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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