Bill Hewlett

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In 1939, David Packard and William Hewlett launched Hewlett-Packard out of a 12-by-18-foot garage on a leafy street in Palo Alto, California.  Photograph: Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images

The “young guys founding a company” trope (extra points if in a garage) is one of the most cherished clichés in Silicon Valley. And that’s a problem.&(...)

The garage in Palo Alto, where Bill Hewlett and David Packard founded the company in 1938, is also considered the birthplace of Silicon Valley.

Hewlett-Packard’s Innovation Labs, hidden deep in the hills of Silicon Valley, is celebrating 50 years in existence. What’s been going on behind clo(...)

Craig and Annie Stoll, owners of Pizzeria Delfina in Palo Alto: restaurants in the area are increasingly struggling as rents soar. Photograph: Jason Henry/The New York Times

You know something strange is going on when the mayor of a city complains that there are too many jobs. You know something stranger still is happening(...)

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(...)

Disney’s smash-hit animation ‘Frozen’ - Disney’s relationship with HP extends back 70 years, when Bill Hewlett’s audio oscillator was used in the making of ‘Fantasia’

The annual Cannes film festival is a star-studded event, and one that the movie industry watches closely to see which will be the major films for the (...)