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Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) is an American multinational information technology corporation that provides products, technologies, software, solutions and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.

Hewlett-Packard pays US$58.8m for bribing Russian officials

A US judge has ordered computer giant Hewlett-Packard to pay US$58.8 million for bribing Moscow government officials to win huge contract with Russia's prosecutor general's office.

Saturday, 13 September, 2014, 3:14am

HP boss on the prowl for acquisitions up to US$1.5b

Hewlett-Packard is back in the market for acquisitions of up to US$1.5 billion, Chief Executive Meg Whitman said in a televised interview, aiming for smaller deals after a flurry of outsized purchases in past years.

23 Aug 2013 - 8:45am

HP facing long road ahead for CEO's turnaround

Meg Whitman, hired as chief executive almost two years ago to revive the storied Silicon Valley computer maker, had said revenue would rise next year as sales of personal computers stabilised. She scrapped that prediction on Wednesday.

23 Aug 2013 - 3:03am

HP replaces PC chief amid slump

Hewlett-Packard chief executive Meg Whitman is reorganising the personal computer business, replacing long-time head Todd Bradley with one of his deputies as she strives to overcome a worsening global industry slump.

20 Jun 2013 - 2:13am

HP's earnings fall for seventh straight quarter

Hewlett-Packard's slump is deepening as the world's largest personal computer maker scrambles to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices.

24 May 2013 - 3:47am

Hewlett-Packard tightens hiring rules for China suppliers

Working hours for students must be lower than the legal limit and the total number of student workers must also be limited, HP said yesterday.

12 Feb 2013 - 5:07am

Lenovo PC sales growth best but loses top market ranking

Lenovo remained the world's fastest-growing supplier of personal computers last year, but was edged out by rival Hewlett-Packard as global market leader.

12 Jan 2013 - 4:02am

Hewlett-Packard weighs disposal of businesses that don't meet goals

Hewlett-Packard said it is evaluating the disposal of businesses that do not meet goals more than a year after chief executive Meg Whitman said she did not plan to spin off the personal-computer division.

2 Jan 2013 - 4:24am

HP board and auditors sued by investors over autonomy deal

Hewlett-Packard’s directors and auditors were sued by shareholders in federal court in San Jose, California, over alleged misstatements related to the company’s purchase of Autonomy Corporation.

28 Nov 2012 - 11:27am

Autonomy founder says its sales practices were legal

Mike Lynch, who founded the British software company accused by Hewlett-Packard of falsifying finances, said that while he might have used some of the contested accounting and sales methods, they were all legal.

24 Nov 2012 - 3:59am

HP accuses Autonomy of wrongdoing, takes US$8.8b charge

Hewlett-Packard stunned Wall Street by alleging a massive accounting scandal at its British software unit Autonomy and taking an US$8.8 billion writedown, the latest in a string of reversals that renewed questions about the competence of the storied company’s board and senior managers.

21 Nov 2012 - 2:34pm

Lenovo unseats HP as world's top PC supplier

Lenovo overtook Hewlett-Packard in the third quarter to become the world's largest supplier of personal computers, defying a worsening slump in the industry.

12 Oct 2012 - 3:00am

Cisco chief John Chambers lists possible successors

Cisco Systems chief executive officer John Chambers has identified some of the senior managers who he and the board are considering as possible successors when he retires, a move that could come in two to four years.

He said this week there were as many as 10 candidates and directors reviewed the list quarterly.

29 Sep 2012 - 2:32am

HP sell-off could bring personal gain for Lenovo

Plans by Hewlett-Packard to spin off or sell its personal computer business may clear the way for Lenovo Group and other major Asian players to boost their global market share, analysts said.

20 Aug 2011 - 12:00am