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HP to split into two companies (PC and enterprise)

Hewlett Packard may be getting ready to split into two companies. No, they won’t be called Hewlett and Packard… at least I don’t think they will. Instead, the Wall Street Journal reports one business will focus on personal computers and printers while the other will focus on services and hardware for enterprise customers. Update: Yup, […]

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HP could launch new webOS tablets in the next year or two

Now that HP has announced that webOS is going open source, CEO Meg Whitman says the company is looking at releasing new webOS hardware. No plans have been finalized yet, but Whitman tells The Verge and TechCrunch that tablets are still on the tablet, but HP is likely pulling out of the webOS smartphone business. […]

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Meg Whitman: HP needs to be in the tablet business, will focus on Windows 8

During a conference call this afternoon HP’s executive team explained the decision not to spin off the company’s PC group as a new company. The thinking basically comes down to two things: HP experiences a billion dollars in cost savings each year due to synergies, and it would be expensive (and risky) to start up a new PC […]