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HP systems group honcho bails after Meg flip-flops

HP has lost the CTO from its PC division after Phil McKinney announced he was leaving the company for semi-retirement. McKinney, who has been with the company for nine years, made the announcement days after Meg Whitman announced that HP would keep its PC arm after all. He says in his blog that he’ll be focusing on public …
Iain Thomson, 01 Nov 2011
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HP plonks Boeing bigwig into global biz hot seat

Meg Whitman has made her first senior appointment as HP CEO by creating a new role - exec veep for global tech and biz processes - and giving it to former Boeing bigwig John Hinshaw. Hinshaw will oversee IT and shared and admin services, including indirect and services procurement. He will report to Whitman and is set to become …
Paul Kunert, 03 Nov 2011
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HP uncloaks wristwatch 'aggregation point'

In possibly the vaguest demo in recorded history, HP has revealed a futuristic connectivity device designed to be the centerpiece of your personal connectivity. And, bless my soul, this magical and revolutionary device appears to be an analog wristwatch. But not just any ol' analog writwatch, mind you. This one, as cursorily …
Rik Myslewski, 04 Mar 2011
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HP talks up slate launch

HP has confirmed plans to launch a tablet later this year, hinting that the machine will cost considerably less than $1500 (£930). The PC giant teamed up with Microsoft to unveil the tablet – currently unofficially referred to as the HP Slate – at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this month. Phil McKinney, CTO of HP’s …
James Sherwood, 26 Jan 2010
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HP inching away from Vista's bad rep?

With Apple's expanding Mac sales and other OS efforts suggesting to PC vendors that flogging non-Windows boxes isn't the kiss of death in the consumer space, Hewlett-Packard may be considering a life less dependent on Microsoft's operating system. BusinessWeek cites anonymous sources at HP claiming the tech giant is developing …
Austin Modine, 16 Sep 2008
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Public internet threatened by private telcos

What will the internet look like in 20 years? No one knows. But this morning at the Stanford Summit, an annual tech industry conference in Palo Alto, a panel of Silicon Valley experts laid down a few guesses. The trio of big-name panelists - Sun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim, HP personal systems group CTO Phil …
Cade Metz, 02 Aug 2007
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HP buys VoodooPC

VoodooPC, the games performance PC specialist, is selling itself to HP, Rahul Sood, the company's CTO, wrote today in his blog. VoodooPC is staying in Calgary, Alberta and will become part of the gaming division in HP's Personal Systems Group. Rahul Sood becomes CTO for the division and his brother Ravi will be director of …
Drew Cullen, 29 Sep 2006