HP's new Slate 500 is now back-ordered, which the company attributes to "extraordinary demand." One report says it planned only 5,000 units but got orders for 9,000.
Bloomberg says the candidates are narrowed to internal choices. The list is reportedly at five, and each runs one of HP's major business divisions.
Randy Seidl will lead HP's Enterprise Storage, Servers, and Networking group. In announcing the news, the company also points out Sun's tentative position.
HP signs an agreement to acquire Ibrix, which makes enterprise-scale file serving software designed to help customers manage and store large amounts of data.
The $13.9 billion acquisition of EDS closes. With its combined power, the bigger company will confront rival IBM.
Hewlett-Packard demonstrates its upcoming TouchPad tablet running Flash video. The demo is impressive and gives HP a feature the iPad doesn't have.
Consumer electronics retailer is rapidly adding tablets to its stores, now listing sales of two products from Toshiba and Hewlett-Packard as imminent.
The new iCloud storage service headlines the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, which also delivers the lowdown on version 5 of iOS and the Lion version of Mac OS X.
Hewlett-Packard today purchased Printelligent, a Salt Lake City-based provider of managed print services. The company was purchased for an undisclosed amount, but HP did announce that it had acquired all Printelligent's assets, which includes the whole of its corporate infrastructure.
At D9 conference in Southern California, HP's Leo Apotheker says there are no current plans to let other firms license his company's mobile OS, but HP might consider it for phone makers like HTC.