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  1. February 20, 2014

    HP turnround inches forward

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

  2. 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 Hewlett-Packard...

  1. 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...

  2. 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 reaches the...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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 its...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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 on...

  13. 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...

  14. 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 joining...

  15. FT Alphaville

    February 22, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian stocks inched back after a day of selling across US and European markets: the Nikkei advanced more than 0.5 per cent...

  16. FT Alphaville

    February 21, 2013

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP US stocks down for the second day in a row. The S&P 500 fell 0.6 per cent, closing at 1,502.42, after poor data...

  17. February 21, 2013

    Relief over HP results buys Whitman time

    Meg Whitman bought more time for her attempted turnround of Hewlett-Packard on Thursday as the struggling computer maker...

  18. December 28, 2012

    HP discloses US probe into Autonomy

    Hewlett-Packard has revealed that it is mired in legal actions and is co-operating with the US Department of Justice over...

  19. November 29, 2012

    KPMG disputes role in Autonomy writedown

    KPMG sought to distance itself from allegations of accounting improprieties at Autonomy, the British software company bought...

  20. November 28, 2012

    Moody’s downgrades HP credit rating

    Moody’s delivered another blow to Hewlett-Packard’s floundering turnround efforts on Wednesday when the credit rating agency...

  21. November 27, 2012

    Active stance makes Qatar a powerful arbiter

    It is hard to know how to refer to Qatar Holding, which steered the outcome of the Glenstrata merger vote and has just sold...

  22. November 27, 2012

    HP sued over Autonomy takeover

    Investors have taken legal action against Hewlett-Packard over its allegedly overvalued acquisition of Autonomy with...

  23. November 23, 2012

    Hewlett-Packard: Down in the valley

    The story of Hewlett-Packard, an outwardly staid technology company, has come to resemble the plotline of an improbable...

  24. November 21, 2012

    M&A court battles on the rise

    Should Hewlett-Packard launch formal lawsuits over its $8.8bn Autonomy writedown, it would not be alone in turning to the...

  25. November 21, 2012

    HP due diligence thrust into spotlight

    In the blame game between Hewlett-Packard and Autonomy, the US company’s leadership has thus far distanced itself from...

  26. 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...

  27. November 21, 2012

    Hewlett-Packard – gamblers only

    Anyone who would dare buy Hewlett-Packard’s shares must take four points as given. One: HP is badly managed. Sure, Meg...

  28. November 21, 2012

    Deloitte in focus over Autonomy claims

    Autonomy built its reputation with software that could analyse colossal volumes of information such as emails and web pages....

  29. November 20, 2012

    Controversy follows ex-Autonomy chief

    With a fierce competitive drive and barely concealed impatience, Mike Lynch has long been the champion for a generation of...

  30. November 20, 2012

    HP takes $8.8bn hit over Autonomy

    Hewlett-Packard has been plunged into an accounting scandal over its 2011 acquisition of Autonomy, the UK enterprise...

  31. October 11, 2012

    Lenovo knocks HP off computer top spot

    Lenovo has toppled Hewlett-Packard to become the number one PC maker for the first time in its history, according to...

  32. October 5, 2012

    Whitman sets out her course at HP helm

    With 320,000 employees in 166 countries and 73 years of history, Hewlett-Packard is a big technology ship to turn round. Its...

  33. October 4, 2012

    Financials lead gains on Wall Street

    Banking stocks on Wall Street enjoyed strong gains on Thursday as Freddie Mac reported that mortgage rates fell to record...

  34. October 3, 2012

    HP – reboot required

    Hewlett-Packard is a conglomerate made of five very large businesses. These fall into three categories. First: businesses in...

  35. 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...

  36. September 10, 2012

    Microsoft executive to run HP unit

    Hewlett-Packard has poached Robert Youngjohns, Microsoft’s North American president, to run its struggling Autonomy software...

  37. September 10, 2012

    HP restructuring to cut 2,000 more jobs

    Hewlett-Packard has announced 2,000 more job cuts and extra costs of $200m as the pace of restructuring increases at the...

  38. August 27, 2012

    Romney sets out corporate approach

    Mitt Romney has vowed to bring corporate order to the White House if he is elected president in November, presenting himself...

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