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(...)

Hewlett-Packard is to split into two listed companies, separating its computer and printer businesses from its faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations. Photo: Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard said it would split into two listed companies, separating its computer and printer businesses from its faster-growing corporate hardw(...)

Hewlett-Packard is expected to announce today that it will split the company into two separate companies, a personal-computer and printer business, and corporate hardware and services operations. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Hewlett-Packard is expected to announce today that it will split the company into two separate companies, a personal-computer and printer business, an(...)

Multibillionaire Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba, on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

‘When the team is all a bunch of scientists, it is best to have a peasant lead the way”. How did an English-language teacher – and self-confessed peas(...)

HP hopes cloud has silver lining

For what probably amounts to a relatively small amount of money, Hewlett-Packard just made a big bet.Last week HP said it had entered an agreement t(...)

A source familiar with the deal said that HP would pay less than $100 million for Eucalyptus Software

Hewlett-Packard plans to buy cloud software startup Eucalyptus Software, a rare acquisition for the company since its failed $11 billion purchase of B(...)