Could HP break up? Last year, Whitman rebuffed speculation

Feb 5, 2013
The $24.4 billion Dell buyout prompts reports of other tech investment deals, including a possible break-up of Hewlett-Packard. In November, HP CEO Meg Whitman said she'd "be very surprised" if HP wasn't an independent company in five years.
Dell computer is on display at the pop-up store in Gap store. The $24.4 billion Dell buyout prompts reports of other tech investment deals, including a possible break-up of Hewlett-Packard. In November, HP CEO Meg Whitman said she'd "be very surprised" if HP wasn't an independent company in five years.
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Former Autonomy head fires back against HP allegations

Nov 21, 2012
Yesterday, Hewlett-Packard announced that it was misled when it acquired the British software firm Autonomy last year. That acquisition forced the company to take an $8.8 billion hit to its bottom line last quarter.

HP blames quarterly loss on Autonomy fraud

Nov 20, 2012
Hewlett Packard says fraud is behind the big quarterly loss it unveiled this morning. The personal computing company is writing down $9 billion because of what it calls financial "misrepresentations" by a company it acquired last year.

CEO Meg Whitman on the future of Hewlett-Packard

Oct 6, 2012
The CEO of Hewlett-Packard discusses her five-year turnaround plan.

Despite IBM's new CEO, women still struggle to the top

Jan 2, 2012
The change of leadership over the weekend at IBM puts a fresh spotlight on the ongoing struggle women face landing top corporate jobs.

How Meg could've spent her $140 million

Nov 8, 2010
$140 million can't buy you the California governorship, but it can buy a lot of other -- perhaps more satisfying -- things. Lance Williams of...

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The economics of eBay, explained

Nov 29, 2007
Cyber Monday sales for eBay were expectedly strong, but how does CEO Meg Whitman feel about the rest of the year? Kai Ryssdal sat down with her recently and asked whether she was jittery about the current economy.