Meg Whitman: Her advice in Davos was “you can always go faster than you think you can”

Last week I received an email from Henry Gomez, head of marketing and communications at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, objecting to a column I’d written (...)

Meg Whitman: “You can always go faster than you think you can.” Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

You can always go faster than you think you can. Those are not my words. They are the words of Meg Whitman, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise chief executiv(...)

Michael Dell, founder and chief executive of Dell, outlines his ‘go big or go home’ strategy at Dell World. Photograph: Bloomberg

“EMC: $67 billion. Being master of your own destiny: priceless.” With those words, Michael Dell spelled out exactly what taking Dell private has me(...)

Michael Dell, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

As Dell kicked off its annual conference in Austin, Texas, attention was firmly on its $67 billion bid for EMC. While the official line was abo(...)

An attendee at the Microsoft Ignite technology conference walks past the Hewlett-Packard (HP) logo in Chicago. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard, which is splitting into two listed companies later this year, said it expects to cut another 25,000 to 30,000 jobs in its enterprise (...)

 Hewlett-Packard: the company’s split,  aimed at making them more responsive to market changes, will also  make each division more vulnerable to swings in demand. Photograph: Paul Yeung/Reuters

Hewlett-Packard issued a profit forecast that fell short of estimates, hurt by slumping PC sales that underscore the challenges facing the business wh(...)

Mike Lynch: said he intended to launch legal action against HP for “false and negligent statements” made by the US company. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is suing Autonomy’s co-founder Mike Lynch, seeking damages of $5.1 billion (€4.7 billion), over an alleged fraud that occurred d(...)

Meg Whitman: received $19.6m in 2014 compared with $17.6m a year earlier. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard raised total compensation for chairman and chief executive Meg Whitman by 11 per cent ahead of the company’s expected split into two p(...)

HP said last month it would split into two listed companies next year, separating its computer and printer businesses from its faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations

Hewlett-Packard said its quarterly revenue fell in almost every business segment over the year, highlighting weaknesses ahead of the company’s planne(...)

Web pioneer Marc Andreessen said it’s the “right time” for him to step down from the Ebay board. Photograph: David Maung/Bloomberg

Web-browser pioneer Marc Andreessen resigned from the board of EBay ahead of the online marketplace’s breakup, following a verbal battle with activist(...)