Jul 16

In the recent MobileBeat 2010 press conference, HP’s vice president and also the company’s Chief Technology officer, Phil McKinney, gave a small presentation about the company’s current goal. He started with a small presentation and answered some questions. He was very clear in mentioning the latest goal of the huge personal computing world. He stated that the aim was to find out what the public is looking for in the computing which is smaller than notebook but bigger than smartphone. A positive response was given by McKinney on making of slates & phones that are both user friendly and can operate applications. This was not satisfactory for reporters as he did not inform anything new. Moreover, he did not disclose whether they will develop these slates with Windows 7 application or not. This clearly showed the secrecy HP wants to maintain in this matter.

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Jul 13

In the world of data-centers, companies seem to be either buying or selling out a specific company. Customers are now more demanding and are eager into finding the products which are easier to access while the vendors are also eager into dividing the different niches in the data-center world.

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May 26

Over a hundred thousand notebook batteries have voluntarily been recalled by HP in cooperation with various government agencies, including 54,000 more to its worldwide list. The Lithium Ion batteries were used in notebook models of HP, Compaq and Compaq Presario. Continue reading »

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May 24

Over about a few weeks ago, Hewlett-Packard had showed its interest in acquiring Palm at $1.2 billion due to its wide ranged ideas with Palm’s WebOS. However, during the conference held by HP for discussing its second quarter earnings in 2010, Mark Hurd, the CEO of the company highlighted a few more interesting points about the company’s new plans for the new cell phone OS. Continue reading »

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May 17

After a series of discussions and bids, HP finally won Palm with its licensing arrangement in its bid against, as many as six other suitors. Hewlett-Packard finally succeeded in winning the bid by raising its bid amount to a small extent against the other market giants, all contesting against the intellectual property. Continue reading »

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