HP certainly paid a huge premium for 3Par to wrest the technology away from Dell, which received $72M in cash for the privilege.
The bidding war that left data company 3Par feeling pretty good about itself but will forever leave scars between Dell and HP, has ended after HP's offer of $33 per share.
Hewlett Packard (HP) and Hynix are teaming up to promote the use of ReRAM in future electronic devices. The next-generation chip - which is based on memristor technology - could eventually replace flash memory used in today's mobile phones and MP3 players.
Both HP and Dell are at a crossroads - from the companies they were to the companies they will inevitably become.
There's a lot of discussion going on about the multimedia tablet market, but most pundits seem to think nothing can kill the iPad. However, a Droid-branded Android tablet from Motorola might be worth a look.
The very first WebOS device to come out of HP since it acquired the operating system's owner Palm will be shipping out in "early 2011," according to what is finally the official word from HP.
Over the last several weeks we have seen serious problems at HP, Oracle and Apple that are potentially indicative of bigger problems cutting across corporations and potentially going far beyond the technology industry.
Mark Hurd has fallen. Could Larry Ellison and Steve Jobs be next?
Larry Ellison, CEO of computer services company Oracle, has become the first major public figure in the tech world to publicly attack HP for the rash process of forcing its CEO to quit.
Mark Hurd and Tony Hayward: two CEOs that led their companies to prosperity and hope through most of their tenure, now forced to resign because of a media explosion that will likely overshadow the years of positive energy they brought to their companies.
TG Daily editor whines about working conditions and is told to stick it where the sun don't shine.
HP will shortly begin producing its own mobile phones for the first time in several years, and it will be using its newly acquired WebOS operating system exclusively.
It seems as if those lame console gamers just can't keep up with their vastly superior PC counterparts.
Remember all those talking heads who predicted that tablets and low-cost laptops would kill off the humble netbook? Well, consumer interest in such entry-level devices has apparently shown little sign of waning.
Hewlett Packard (HP) is denying that it definitively abandoned plans to launch a Windows 7 slate.
The company, which recently acquired Palm for $1.2 billion, insisted it was still "gauging" the market "promise" of a Windows 7 tablet computer.
Antennagate aside there is an interesting problem that the market is having trouble dealing with. That problem is that Apple’s model, after nearly two decades of thinking it was obsolete, is working pretty damn well.
Wasting no time rebranding the name of the company it just acquired, HP has received a trademark for the name PalmPad, which almost guarantees that will be the name for the company's flagship tablet computer.
Most likely because HP is now filling its time with Palm's WebOS platform, the company has set aside its plans to pursue a new tablet computer powered by Google's Android operating system.
On the heels of announcing that it had dotted all the I's and crossed all the T's on its buyout of Palm, HP confirmed that its upcoming Slate media tablet will run on Palm's WebOS operating system.
HP has completed its acquisition of Palm, a mobile device company that was on the brink of destruction until the HP buyout was first announced in April.