Computer giant Hewlett-Packard is set to cut more than 1,000 jobs in the UK as part of a global downsizing, the company announced today.
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Saturday 06 November 2010
A worker has committed suicide at Foxconn Technology Group's south China manufacturing complex, the company said, the latest in a string of young migrant workers who have died at its factories this year.
Tuesday 02 November 2010
Silicon valley is bracing itself for fireworks as a long-running intellectual property and industrial espionage dispute between two of the most powerful names in technology finally reaches court.
Thursday 28 October 2010
My posture is so appalling whileI sit for hours at this computer that I'm surprised I don't suffer from deep-vein thrombosis, never mind carpal tunnel syndrome. I've certainly got off lightly compared to friends and colleagues who, despite having orthopaedic chairs, wrist supports, footrests, and posture the envy of a concert pianist, still get shooting pains in their arms whenever they press Ctrl Alt Delete. Modern computers, with their almost brutal efficiency, don't give us the regular, convenient breaks that the old-style office environment did.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
Tuesday 12 October 2010
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is preparing to slash a further 1,300 British jobs and move production overseas – a decision that led one trade union to describe the company as a "butcher".
Friday 01 October 2010
Hewlett-Packard, the US computer giant, stepped up its rivalry with software company Oracle last night, by appointing a long-time Oracle executive as its new chairman.
Tuesday 14 September 2010
Investment bankers' hopes for a vigorous autumn of deal activity were being borne out in the US yesterday, where takeovers were announced in the software, biotech and leisure industries.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Hewlett-Packard is suing its ousted chief executive, Mark Hurd, to prevent him immediately taking up a senior position at rival computer giant Oracle.
Wednesday 01 September 2010
Mark Hurd, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard who was ousted in a sex and expenses scandal at the computer manufacturer, has also resigned from the board of Rupert Murdoch's media giant, News Corporation.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Hewlett-Packard has agreed to pay $55m (£35m) to settle kickback allegations related to federal government contracts.
Saturday 28 August 2010
US Outlook: It is with some hesitation that I write about the battle for control of 3Par, a little California data storage company that is suddenly the hottest property in the tech industry. If Hewlett-Packard and Dell keep up the pace in their crazy bidding war, there could have been half a dozen more offers and counter-offers by the time you read this.
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