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Hewlett-Packard Employees In Fear Of Geese Attacks?

Posted 05.20.2013 | Weird News

Hewlett-Packard has enough problems dealing with angry shareholders without having to deal with angry geese. A visitor to the tech giant's Boise, I...

Samsung Swung and Missed: Apple on Deck

Jonathan Littman | Posted 05.19.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Littman

How quickly the international technology tides shift. Samsung's long hyped mobile phone juggernaut, driven by solid technology, low prices, Apple mimicry, Google's generosity, and a bloated advertising campaign suddenly looks vulnerable.

Carly Fiorina Interview: Marissa's Ban on Working From Home and HP's Future

Cassie Slane | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology
Cassie Slane

Do you remember when female leaders at the top of Silicon Valley companies were hard to find? Well, they still are. But at least now, there are a few more than there were. Only 14 years ago Carly Fiorina was the first.

Legend Chubby Checker Sues Over Penis Measuring App

Posted 02.15.2013 | Technology

The legendary rock 'n' roll star behind the hit "The Twist" is suing Hewlett Packard over an app that measures penis size. Chubby Checker (real nam...

Dell's Potential Buyout Returns Spotlight To Founder

Reuters | Ben Berkowitz | Posted 03.17.2013 | Technology

By Ben Berkowitz (Reuters) - Michael Dell gave up day-to-day control of the computer company that bears his name once, an experiment th...

Don't Hold Your Breath For A PC Turnaround

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Holiday season shoppers shunned Windows 8 desktops and notebooks in favor of tablets and smartphones, resulting in a 4.3 percent fa...

LOOK: The 5 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre, Michael B. Sauter | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Why are some companies hated? The answer often depends on who is asking. Corporations can anger their customers, fail their shareh...

Huge Payday For CEO After Making NO Profit

Reuters | P.J. Huffstutter | Posted 03.14.2013 | Technology

By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chief executive Meg Whitman received compensation worth about $15.4 million in 2012 as Hewlett-...

Justice Department Investigating HP's $5 Billion Debacle

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Mike Lynch, the founder of the software firm sold to Hewlett-Packard last year in a deal tainted by accusations of accounting fraud...

Idaho Schools React To $180 Million Laptop Contract

The Times-News, Twin Falls, Idaho | Julie Wootton | Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

TWIN FALLS -- For Twin Falls High School biology teacher BJ Price, using mobile devices in the classroom isn't anything new. His students use their o...

SugarSync CEO: Stereotypes Are a Problem -- Women Need to Raise Their Hands More

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 12.25.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

SugarSync CEO Laura Yecies doesn't buy into the notion of generalizations or stereotypes. But what, then, is holding women back from attaining CEO positions?

Meet HP's New Tablet

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.01.2012 | Technology

Hewlett-Packard on October 1 unveiled plans for a new tablet computer. The business- and government-friendly ElitePad 900 is slated to be released in ...

HP Announces Business-Friendly Tablet

Engadget | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology

Remember those hazy days of summer when HP ran an ad during the Olympics, slipped in a a shot of an unannounced tablet and thought we wouldn't notice?...

What Giant Companies Have In Common With Romney

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.20.2012 | Business

American multinational corporations have something in common with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, aside from being people, too: They both...

Did Apple Just Find Its Next Company To Sue?

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.15.2012 | Technology

A jury recently ordered Samsung to pay Apple over $1 billion for violating smartphone patents for the iPhone and iPad. Given the high-profile nature o...

Corporate Culture: The Only Truly Sustainable Competitive Advantage

George Bradt | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business
George Bradt

Given enough time and money, your competitors can duplicate almost everything you've got working for you. They can hire away some of your best people. They can reverse engineer your processes. The only thing they can't duplicate is your culture.

Windows 8 Isn't Going to Save the PC

Jonathan Rettinger | Posted 10.24.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Rettinger

After Dell's earnings came out on August 21st, a lot of stock analysts have been comforting themselves by arguing that PC sales will get a big boost when Microsoft's Windows 8 releases this fall. But are they right?

Which PC Should You Buy? Check Our Complaint Tally First

Steve Harmon | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology
Steve Harmon

Thinking about buying a PC or computing device? You may want to take a look at the company with the most complaints before forking out your money. Taleee's consensus engine looked at customer complaints from across the web and here's the exclusive scoop.

Retirement Is Golden for the Rich, Ominous for the Rest

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

In better times, ordinary Americans could have fun thinking through their work options with the help of the best-seller What Color is Your Parachute? These days, their parachute is gray or black -- and made of lead.

An Accidental, Unprecedented Look Inside A Chinese Laptop Factory

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 07.27.2012 | Technology

With the recent controversy surrounding working conditions in Chinese plants run by Foxconn -- the chief parts supplier for Apple and several other go...

Here's Just How Secret Microsoft's Surface Tablet Was

Reuters | Poornima Gupta and Lee Chyen Yee | Posted 08.20.2012 | Technology

By Poornima Gupta and Lee Chyen Yee SAN FRANCISCO/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp kept its personal computer partners largely in the ...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Donors Face Corporate Bribery Claims | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A federal law to prevent U.S. companies from paying bribes to business overseas recently came to the forefront when The New York Times r...

How To Predict Which Tweets Will Go Viral

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology

A study from UCLA and Hewlett-Packard's HP Labs suggests that it's possible to predict the likability of a news tweet before it's even released into t...

Four Tech Tales of Doom: Goodbye HP, Dell, Nokia and RIM

Jonathan Littman | Posted 07.31.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Littman

The dynamic shift toward computing in the palm of your hand and storage in the cloud is bleeding four former Goliaths -- from creaky computing stalwarts like HP and Dell to recently pioneering mobile behemoths, Nokia and Rim. All four of these companies desperately need fresh strategies and narratives.

Romney Praises CEO Poised To Cut 30,000 Jobs

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took some time, in an interview with National Review published Thursday, to praise Hewlett-Packard chief executiv...