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  1. October 7, 2013

    Solar industry faces tougher regulation

    Britain’s booming solar industry faces tougher regulation if it fails to be more sensitive to local communities, Greg...

  2. August 28, 2013

    The strategy consultants in search of a strategy

    Did you hear the one about the strategy consultancy that could not work out a strategy for itself? It might make chief...

  1. August 22, 2013

    Hewlett-Packard: buyer’s remorse

    The scariest words in English, when spoken by the boss of Hewlett-Packard in a call with investors: “We will be back in the...

  2. July 1, 2013

    EDS’s merger with AT Kearney

    The story. In 1995, Electronic Data Systems, the US information technology services group, bought AT Kearney, the global...

  3. March 18, 2013

    Study backs use of shale gas in UK

    Some of Britain’s leading climate change researchers have backed the use of shale gas to help the UK cut its carbon...

  4. FT Alphaville

    January 16, 2013

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP Flat S&P 500, rising Goldman. Shares in the bank ended up 4.1 per cent and at their highest level since May 2011...

  5. November 21, 2012

    HP should have known all about Autonomy

    Things got quite exciting in London at noon on Tuesday. First Kweku Adoboli, the rogue trader formerly employed by UBS, was...

  6. October 3, 2012

    Hewlett-Packard shares tumble on warning

    Hewlett-Packard warned its underperforming business would get worse before it improved as the US computer maker issued an...

  7. September 27, 2012

    Carnival adds colour to Brazil scandal

    In the magical realist world of the Rio de Janeiro carnival, the last character one might expect to see portrayed in the...

  8. September 24, 2012

    AT Kearney names Aurik as new chairman

    AT Kearney has become the latest global consultancy to appoint a leader by naming Johan Aurik to take over as managing...

  9. FT Alphaville

    August 23, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    China’s flash PMIs signal faster contraction: The preliminary manufacturing PMI from HSBC/Markit Economics was 47.8,...

  10. August 20, 2012

    Best Buy shares hit as talks break down

    Best Buy shares fell more than 10 per cent on Monday as talks between the struggling retailer’s board and the company’s...

  11. 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...

  12. FT Alphaville

    August 9, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    “Asian stocks rose after China’s consumer prices climbed at a slower pace for a fourth month and Australian employment...

  13. FT Alphaville

    August 8, 2012

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP The S&P 500 eked out another day of gains, closing above 1,400, while the Dow rose for a fourth day, its longest...

  14. August 8, 2012

    Facebook/HP – laptops and likes

    The difference between the latest generation of technology companies and their doddering ancestors can be summed up in a...

  15. August 8, 2012

    HP in $8bn writedown on services arm

    Hewlett-Packard, the struggling US technology conglomerate, said it was taking an $8bn writedown related to the division...

  16. July 13, 2012

    Steelmakers hit hard by green taxes

    Green policies are costing Britain’s steelmakers and other heavy electricity users at least double what some of their main...

  17. June 13, 2012

    Restructuring costs weigh on Silverdell

    Restructuring costs dragged down annual pre-tax profits at Silverdell, the asbestos removal specialists that a fortnight ago...

  18. 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....

  19. December 29, 2011

    Kim Jong-eun appears before Pyongyang crowds

    North Korea’s army fired artillery salutes while trains and ships blared their horns to conclude a two-day memorial service...

  20. October 30, 2011

    Air carbon permit fight escalates

    The battle against the European Union’s plans to charge the world’s biggest airlines for their carbon pollution is poised to...

  21. October 3, 2011

    HP wins control of Autonomy

    Hewlett-Packard on Monday night declared that it had sealed its £6.7bn ($10.4bn) acquisition of Autonomy, bringing to a...

  22. August 19, 2011

    HP shares plunge after strategic U-turn

    Hewlett-Packard’s shares have lost more than a quarter of their value in two days as investors take fright over the timing...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. March 13, 2011

    HP chief faces Wall St scrutiny

    Léo Apotheker, Hewlett-Packard’s chief executive, will on Monday try to convince restive investors in the world’s...

  26. February 23, 2011

    HP falls 12% after forecasts are cut

    Shares in Hewlett-Packard dropped as much as 12 per cent in early trading on Wednesday following the company’s decision to...

  27. FT Alphaville

    December 22, 2010

    SEC to investigate Hurd over EDS deal

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission is to determine whether Mark Hurd, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive,...

  28. FT Alphaville

    December 21, 2010

    SEC probes Hurd's exit from HP

    Federal regulators are investigating Mark Hurd’s abrupt resignation as chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, including a...

  29. December 21, 2010

    SEC to investigate Hurd over EDS deal

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission is to determine whether Mark Hurd, the former Hewlett-Packard chief executive,...

  30. December 16, 2010

    Airbus in plea over export financing

    Airbus has made a last-ditch appeal to Germany, France and the UK to water down an export financing deal that would make it...

  31. 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...

  32. October 13, 2010

    Sorrell board gets Shanghaied

    Sir Martin Sorrell’s multinational WPP board has added a Chinese media executive at its meeting in Shanghai this week, with...

  33. September 30, 2010

    HP names Apotheker as chief executive

    Hewlett-Packard named Leo Apotheker, a long-time senior executive at SAP, the German business software provider, as its new...

  34. September 15, 2010

    Putting some jazz into the BT network

    Jeff Kelly, BT Global Services Since arriving at BT Global Services as its new chief executive at the start of the year,...

  35. August 23, 2010

    HP locks horns with Dell over data group

    Hewlett-Packard squared up to long-time computer rival Dell with a $1.6bn counterbid for data storage company 3Par on...

  36. 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...

  37. June 3, 2010

    Consolidation expected by HP chief

    The technology industry faces further sweeping consolidation among makers of the hardware, software and services that...

  38. June 2, 2010

    Consolidation expected by HP chief

    The technology industry faces further sweeping consolidation among makers of the hardware, software and services that...

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