Stories tagged: Hewlett-Packard
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 6 a.m.
Fires destroy part of Hewlett-Packard archives
California’s deadly wildfires destroyed much of an archive from tech pioneers William Hewlett and David Packard, such as a decades-old memo in which Hewlett proposes designing a calculator that can …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Idaho looks to take over former high-tech campus for new state office complex
Gov. Butch Otter says Idaho is seeking approval to negotiate the purchase of the HP Boise campus as “a new home for the Idaho State Tax Commission and several other …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
HP Enterprise spins off software businesses in $8.8B deal
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. will spin off software units in an $8.8 billion deal that it says will help it focus on faster-growing businesses.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise may sell software business for $10 billion
The tech pioneer that was Hewlett-Packard may be on the brink of becoming an even smaller shadow of its former self.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 9:54 a.m.
Former Idaho official would play key role under laptop contract
A former Idaho state official now with Education Networks of America would play a key role under the state’s $182 million, eight-year contract for laptop computers for high school students.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012
Idaho liable for damaged, lost laptops under contract
BOISE – Idaho’s newly inked $182 million, eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. for laptop computers for its high school students contains a surprising feature – the state won’t actually own …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 6:36 p.m.
Idaho’s $182M laptop contract just for rental, not purchase
Idaho’s newly inked $182 million, eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co. for laptop computers for its high school students contains a surprising feature: The state won’t actually own the computers, and …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2012
HP wins Idaho laptop contract
BOISE – Two weeks before the November election, in which Idaho voters could cancel the whole program, the state of Idaho on Tuesday signed a $180 million, eight-year contract with …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2012, 3:38 p.m.
Idaho awards $180M school laptop contract to H-P
Two weeks before the November election, in which Idaho voters could cancel the whole program, the state of Idaho today signed a $180 million, eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard to supply …
Sun., June 12, 2011
Apple surpasses HP as largest chip buyer
NEW YORK — Driven by the success of the iPhone and iPad, Apple Inc. has become the world’s largest buyer of chips for computers and phones, a research firm says. …
Sun., June 5, 2011
Motley Fool: HP offers excuses, not answers
Hewlett-Packard’s (NYSE: HPQ) second-quarter results met low expectations, but the company lowered its full-year forecast again. That sent shares downward. H-P explained its dour outlook by pointing to fallout from …
Sun., June 5, 2011
HP throws down challenge to rivals with webOS software
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Hewlett-Packard Co. will soon include its webOS system for smartphones on all its PCs, upcoming tablet computers and higher-end printers, putting it in competition with …
Fri., July 31, 2009, 4:23 p.m.
New memoir details how Boise edged Spokane for H-P plant
It wasn’t what you might think that made Ray Smelek decide to bring Hewlett-Packard’s printer division to Boise in 1973, launching a high-tech industry in the Idaho capital city that …
Sun., July 5, 2009
Spokane area’s grand tech plan departed with HP
When ground on a Liberty Lake hillside was broken in 1979 for a Hewlett-Packard Co. manufacturing plant, visions of Silicon Valley version 1.whatever tantalized local economic development officials. As many …