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    1. June 9, 2015

      Hewlett-Packard agrees $100m deal to settle Autonomy lawsuit

      Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $100m to some of its shareholders to settle claims it misled them over the disastrous...

    2. May 21, 2015

      HP revenues hit by falling printer sales

      Falling sales of corporate technology services and printers as well as the strong dollar pushed revenue down at...

    1. May 21, 2015

      Hewlett-Packard spins off Chinese server business

      Hewlett-Packard is spinning off its Chinese server business into a joint venture with Tsinghua university, as US...

    2. May 8, 2015

      Tragic Dave Goldberg stood for Silicon Valley’s nurturing side

      Silicon Valley got a taste of its own mortality this week. Last Friday’s death of Dave Goldberg, a successful...

    3. March 3, 2015

      HP: trying to win

      Managers at HP are encouraged to read Playing to Win, a management bestseller containing koans such as “What matters is...

    4. December 2, 2014

      Document raises questions on HP’s $8.8bn writedown of Autonomy

      Autonomy/HP feud In November 2011, Hewlett-Packard acquired Autonomy for $11.1bn. Just six months later, Mike Lynch,...

    5. December 2, 2014

      Autonomy founder to call in US regulators

      Autonomy/HP feud Autonomy founder Mike Lynch plans to ask US regulators to investigate evidence that he believes shows...

    6. November 26, 2014

      HP: cash machine

      The great thing about HP is the cash. Free cash flow in the last fiscal year was a sweet $8.5bn, or $4.40 a share (the...

    7. October 22, 2014

      AbbVie and HP: corporate writing stinks and the CEO is to blame

      AbbVie, the US drugs company, no longer wants to take over Shire, a UK counterpart. Richard Gonzalez, AbbVie’s chief...

    8. October 12, 2014

      High-tech groups should stick to the knitting

      What one CEO hath joined together, let the next put asunder. In the past fortnight, three big technology companies have...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. October 6, 2014

      HP’s chief seeks to double its chance of success

      HP divides in two The conglomerate sprawl that helped make Hewlett-Packard the technology industry’s dysfunctional...

    12. October 6, 2014

      HP to separate PC unit from software and hardware businesses

      HP divides in two Hewlett-Packard is to separate its PC and printer arm from its software and corporate hardware...

    13. September 4, 2014

      HP weighed backing out of acquiring Autonomy

      Hewlett-Packard considered pulling out of its disastrous $11bn acquisition of Autonomy before the deal closed, court...

    14. August 21, 2014

      HP to return to dealmaking as sales recover

      Hewlett-Packard says it anticipates a return to dealmaking, as the company reported growth in quarterly revenue thanks...

    15. August 17, 2014

      Biliousness in business does no favours for investors

      In recent weeks we have seen an outbreak of bile in the business world. A disagreement between Amazon, the online...

    16. August 12, 2014

      Hewlett-Packard v Autonomy: Bombshell that shocked corporate world

      To understand how the failure of a business transaction has descended into a bitter and personal war of words, Mike...

    17. August 11, 2014

      In defence of angry outbursts in the office

      Fred Goodwin, disgraced former chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, was notorious for what were nicknamed...

    18. July 18, 2014

      HP: tech shareholder activists

      Are shareholder activists just greedy opportunists? Not necessarily. Just look at Hewlett-Packard’s waltz with its...

    19. July 15, 2014

      Ralph Whitworth steps down as Hewlett-Packard chairman

      Ralph Whitworth, a leader among the activist investors who are shaking up US corporate governance, has stepped down as...

    20. June 27, 2014

      HP in talks to settle Autonomy lawsuits

      Hewlett-Packard is in talks to settle shareholder lawsuits over its disastrous $11bn acquisition of UK software company...

    21. May 23, 2014

      GameStop jumps on higher profits and console sales

      GameStop, the US video game retailer, was among the market leaders on a slow trading day ahead of the holiday weekend...

    22. May 1, 2014

      Ebay settles ‘no poach’ probe with Department of Justice

      Ebay is the latest Silicon Valley company to settle with US authorities over allegations it struck illegal agreements...

    23. February 20, 2014

      HP turnround inches forward

      The protracted turnround at Hewlett-Packard inched forward in the latest quarter as the US technology conglomerate...

    24. February 17, 2014

      Leaks leave HP’s reputation less than snowy white

      Mike Lynch, founder of UK software group Autonomy, was described as “the sixth dwarf” in an email from a...

    25. November 26, 2013

      Shares leap at ‘battle ready’ HP

      Shares in Hewlett-Packard jumped as much as 8 per cent in after-hours trading on Tuesday after the technology company...

    26. October 9, 2013

      HP shares rise as sales forecast improves

      Hewlett-Packard expects to stabilise its falling sales next year and to return more money to shareholders, as it...

    27. August 23, 2013

      Week in review, August 24

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

    28. 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...

    29. July 19, 2013

      Sun Valley: the ultimate dress-down showcase

      It’s been almost a week but I am still processing the succession of outfits that appeared on the great and good at the...

    30. June 18, 2013

      HP changes PC management

      Hewlett-Packard has announced a management shake-up, with Meg Whitman, chief executive, replacing Todd Bradley, head of...

    31. Material World

      June 14, 2013

      The way to win with fashion reality TV

      It’s been an interesting week in fashion reality TV. Grace Coddington solidified her position as one of the industry’s...

    32. April 8, 2013

      HP puts emphasis on new server

      Hewlett-Packard is launching a new kind of server called Moonshot, a move designed to shift the focus from its earthly...

    33. April 5, 2013

      Second coming

      The only picture on Jerry Brown’s desk in the California state capitol building in Sacramento is a black-and-white...

    34. March 24, 2013

      HP investors look beyond troubled board

      For owners of the best performing stock in the Dow Jones index of blue-chip companies this year, shareholders in...

    35. March 21, 2013

      HP authorises 10% dividend increase

      Hewlett-Packard has authorised a 10 per cent dividend increase for shareholders, a day after three board members barely...

    36. March 20, 2013

      HP board survives investor protest vote

      Hewlett-Packard, the world’s biggest PC maker by unit sales, suffered a shareholder protest vote at its annual meeting...

    37. March 20, 2013

      Autonomy founder urges clarity from HP

      Autonomy’s former chief executive has asked investors in Hewlett-Packard to seek more detail on the company’s $8.8bn...

    38. FT Alphaville

      February 22, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE A Bumi rush: Good news for Sir Richard Gozney (KCMG, CVO, KStJ), who will be...

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