HP CEO says PC market contraction is slowing and customers need more than just a tablet for 'real work.'
Wall Street was expecting earnings of 81 cents a share on revenue of $28 billion for the second quarter.
In response to a question from an analyst during an earnings call, Hewlett-Packard chief reiterates the company's "better together" strategy.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman claims today that the PC maker's comeback is all about great products. Few specifics were offered, however.
Former California gubernatorial candidate says that "after careful review and reflection," she has reversed her opinion of Prop. 8, which bans gay marriage.
"The market moved very fast to tablets and smartphones, and we've got to now manage that transition," says Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman.
Here is Hewlett-Packard's press release announcing that Meg Whitman has been appointed president and chief executive officer to replace Leo Apotheker, and Ray Lane is appointed executive chairman.
Hewlett-Packard is ready to take on all comers with a couple of hybrid devices and a business tablet, the company's CEO says during an earnings call.
In first e-mail to HP employees following Meg Whitman's appointment as new CEO, Whitman and Executive Chairman Ray Lane call on staffers to offer up their best work. They also ask for suggestions.
Former eBay CEO and gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman joins a legion of Silicon Valley execs who have opted for the symbolic salary.