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    Qualcomm acquires Palm from HP

    January 24, 2014 • Company News, HardwareComments Off

    Chip maker Qualcomm Incorporated and HP today announced that Qualcomm Incorporated has acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard Company, Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP and Palm Inc. The portfolio, comprising approximately 1,400 granted patents and...

  • Still a lot of excitement around IT – HP South Africa

    February 13, 2013 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Despite the impact of a global economic pressure on the PC industry, senior management at Hewlett-Packard (HP) South Africa has confidence in the domestic market’s ability to withstand pressure and sustain growth. Thibault Dousson, Country General Manager...

  • HP net revenue down by 5%

    November 21, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and full fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2012. For the full year fiscal 2012, net revenue of $120.4 billion was down 5% from the prior-year period and down 4% when adjusted for...

  • Review: HP Deskjet 4625 e-All-in-One Printer

    October 18, 2012 • ReviewsComments Off

    Printers might seem like some form of archaic technology with everything going digital, but actually ink printers are still pretty much in use throughout many households. While digital copies of precious images can be safely stored on a hard drive, there is...

  • HP revenues down to $29.7 billion

    August 23, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Electronics maker HP has announced financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2012. For the quarter, net revenue of $29.7 billion was down 5% year-over-year and down 2% when adjusted for the effects of currency. GAAP loss per share was...

  • Hewlett-Packard to cut 30 000 jobs

    May 22, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Consumer electronics manufacturer Hewlett-Packard (HP) is said to cut around 30 000 jobs in the coming weeks. According to news sources, HP’s chief executive Meg Whitman plans to use the funds saved from the layoffs on “increasing the efficiency of the...

  • Top Ten tech companies in the world

    May 9, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (3)

    Forbes has released its annual list of the top 500 companies in the U.S. ranked by revenue, and a number of technology manufacturers or providers managed to be included. General Electric was the first tech company to be ranked in the top ten at number six,...

  • HP takes to the skies with new Ultrabook

    April 18, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Electronics manufacturer Hewlett-Packard today celebrated the launch of their latest Ultrabook, the Folio13 with a number of scenic flights over Johannesburg, South Africa. Since the Folio13 Ultrabook is incredibly light, HP arranged for journalists and...

  • Who will attend the next ITNewsAfrica Innovation Dinner?

    February 14, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

    IT News Africa (www.itnewsafrica.com) has once again secured top-flight speakers as well as confirmed the attendance of executives, academics, regulators and industry analysts for the next Innovation Dinner. Sponsored by multinational ICT giants MTN Group and...

  • Top Tech flops of 2011

    November 25, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments (2)

    The year has seen many exciting releases, from electronics to video games and consumer goods. And while most of them seemed to take well to the market, some companies managed to get on the wrong side of their customers. So, in no particular order, our list of...