Hewlett Packard's CEO plans to kick the company and its flagging stock back into gear in part by selling apps and services via a new public cloud.
It's been just over eight months since Mark Hurd left HP (HPQ) beneath an avalanche of tabloid covers. In that time, HP's stock has slid just over 10%, leaving investors wondering when and how the world's largest tech company can get back on course.
Hurd's MOREMichael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Mar 15, 2011 11:36 AM ET
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"HP has lost its soul." -- HP CEO Leo Apotheker (Bloomberg Businessweek)
M.I.C. Gadget got its hands on what is likely a legit 64 GB iPhone prototype. Though, before you let your minds run wild, bear in mind it's a prototype of the iPhone 4 and not MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 9, 2011 9:48 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.Yesterday, Living Social sold more than 1.1 million $20 Amazon gift certificates for $10 each, earning the daily deals site more than $11,000,000 in sales in less than 24 hours. (LivingSocial) The Nintendo 3DS handheld will go on sale in the U.S. on March 27 for $249, right in line with some analyst predictions. As Fortune reported MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 20, 2011 8:58 AM ET
Former HP CEO Mark Hurd's assistant has said she alone discovered and hired the former actress as an HP contractor in 2007. But it turns out Hurd asked about Fisher years earlier.
Hewlett-Packard has uncovered evidence that former CEO Mark Hurd knew of Jodie Fisher as early as 2005, two full years before HP hired her to assist him at top-level meetings with customers.
The information adds a new detail to the MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Dec 23, 2010 10:15 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Today, the FCC votes on Internet regulations that would mandate that companies treat all kind of Web content equally -- though as they are now, the rules would not apply to wireless data. Venture capitalist and former California State Controller Steve Westly explained why the net neutrality proposal announced by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is a must-have. (CNN MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Dec 21, 2010 6:00 AM ET
Oracle v. SAP has all the makings of an industrial espionage flick -- a trash-talking CEO, a star litigator and high-profile witnesses. In sleepy Silicon Valley, those twists and turns have captivated everyone.
Contrary to its portrayal in the recent movie The Social Network, Silicon Valley is a pretty boring place. Restaurants close at 9pm. Billionaires wear jeans and dark-colored turtlenecks. And most people who hang out in downtown Palo MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Nov 15, 2010 3:00 AM ET
There's more to the story of Jodie Fisher, Mark Hurd, and now Gloria Allred's role in the HP case, than has been reported. But it would probably take a legal action on the order of a shareholder lawsuit to find out what we don't already know
In the light of the Wall Street Journal's fine article posted Friday evening, a day after my article on the ouster of Mark Hurd from MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Nov 8, 2010 11:24 AM ET
An unrelated party says it's got the goods -- and is ready to share.
One of the remaining mysteries of the curious case of Mark Hurd's resignation from Hewlett-Packard is just what's inside the accusatory letter camera-ready attorney Gloria Allred sent to Hurd on June 29. Everyone who's anyone has been trying to read the letter, but no one has published its exact contents.
For a while, only a handful of people MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Nov 5, 2010 5:33 PM ET
By Adam Lashinsky with Doris Burke
To this day, only two people know the full truth. But one thing is certain: The deeper you dig, the weirder it gets.
Mark Hurd was miffed. It was 2007, two years into his tenure as chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, and he was annoyed at the amount of time he was wasting. Hurd was so obsessed with time management that he'd built a spreadsheet to track MORENov 4, 2010 10:00 PM ET
Larry Ellison is never far from the public eye, yet it's hard to deny that in 2010 the 66-year-old billionaire is having quite the moment. Even for him.
Consider Ellison's winning streak:
* Oracle's (ORCL) acquisition of Sun closed in January, a relatively long eight months after Oracle announced it. In short order, however, Oracle's strategy of owning a hardware company with some storied software under the hood went from being ridiculed MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Oct 29, 2010 1:50 PM ET
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