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  • Reports show that as the global trade in counterfeit goods is growing, and Africa is increasingly being targeted (image: HP)

    HP re-enters the smartphone business

    January 16, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on HP re-enters the smartphone business

    Consumer electronics and components manufacturer HP has officially revealed that the company will be re-entering the smartphone business, after Senior Director of Consumer PCs and Tablets for Asia-Pacific, Yam Su Yin hinted at thislate last year. Ron...

  • 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 on HP net revenue down by 5%

    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...

  • 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...

  • HP’s webOS goes to open source community

    December 12, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on HP’s webOS goes to open source community

    HP has announced it will contribute the webOS software to the open source community. HP plans to continue to be active in the development and support of webOS. By combining the innovative webOS platform with the development power of the open source community,...

  • Zaarly gets $14m, HP’s Whitman joins Directorship

    October 25, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zaarly gets $14m, HP’s Whitman joins Directorship

    Zaarly, a startup peer-to-peer marketplace that has been called an alternative to eBay, has announced that eBay’s former CEO, Meg Whitman, will join its board of directors. According Mashable, The startup’s founder and CEO Bo Fishback, who also announced...

  • HP Enterprise Business remains profitable

    October 14, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on HP Enterprise Business remains profitable

    HP hosted its Enterprise Business (EB) Quarterly update on 13 October 2011 at Liliesfarm in Rivonia, a world heritage site in South Africa. Gois Fouche, HP Enterprise Business Strategy and Transformation Manager said HP EB remains focused on maintaining a...

  • Meg Whitman appointed HP CEO

    September 23, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    Electronics and consumable maker HP has announced that Meg Whitman has been appointed as the new president and chief executive officer for HP, replacing Leo Apotheker. The board of directors also moved Ray Lane from non-executive chairman to executive...