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Whitman noncommittal on what HP's doing with webOS talent
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 19, 2013
We've already talked a lot about what the talented folks that remain at HP working on webOS are doing, but with everything going on at HP, it's fair to ask if they've reevaluated their...
HP writes down $8.8 billion over 'improprieties' in the Autonomy acquisition (i.
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 20, 2012
It was a little over two years ago that HP hired former SAP chief Leo Apotheker to be the Palo Alto tech giant's new CEO. Apotheker came from a short tenure as CEO of German enterprise software...
Sam Greenblatt leaving HP for technology companies unknown
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 10, 2012
A little over six months ago, Sam Greenblatt was moved away from being the CTO of webOS at HP, bringing to an end a significant amount of headbutting and tension at the upper levels of the webOS...
webOS moving across the street next week, here's a first look inside
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by Derek Kessler
Sep 13, 2012
  With all of the layoffs and departures that have hit the webOS Global Business Unit, the headcount in Sunnyvale isn't nearly enough to justify the three whole buildings that had...
webOS GBU to become quasi-independent company focused user experience and the cl
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by Derek Kessler
Aug 14, 2012
If you've been wondering where HP's webOS Global Business Unit was going under the leadership of HP Chief of Staff Martin Risau, you're not alone. For a while now we've been...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 06, 2012
Over the past several months we've watched HP's webOS work force get chopped in half and suffer some pretty serious attrition, all thanks to HP's former lack-of-a-plan. That's now getting resolved...
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 08, 2011
We've just received word that tomorrow will finally bring the answers for which we have been waiting. HP CEO Meg Whitman has weighed the options for what to do with webOS, and tomorrow at 10:30 AM...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 30, 2011
Three weeks ago HP CEO Meg Whitman told webOS Global Business Unit employees that she was still pondering what exactly to do with webOS, saying that HP would make that decision “in the next three-...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 28, 2011
HP Personal Systems Group Executive Vice President Todd Bradley went on Bloomberg today to discuss HP’s decision to not spin off his division (of which we would have likely become CEO as an...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 28, 2011
Rumors and speculation are a funny thing. It’s very easy to spin an alarming headline out of a speculative quote by somebody who may or may not know anything. Take today’s story out of The...