The HP TouchPad up close: What might have been

It's a powerful tablet with a unique and security-conscious operating system that could have been great if HP had given it enough time to mature.

HP might separate webOS from TouchPad, other hardware

After giving the TouchPad a quick hook, Hewlett-Packard could be planning to split its webOS business into harware and software divisions, according to published e-mails.

TouchPad frenzy holds a lesson; should Apple be worried?

The $99 price is no business model, but cracking the artificial $499 barrier could be the HP tablet's real legacy.

TouchPad is a tombstone — and feds should be mad as hell

Hewlett-Packard's unfortunate decisions caused the death-on-arrival of a tablet that could have been a great enterprise tool.

HP dumps mobile devices, puts PC business up for sale

Company is in midst of $10 billion deal for software maker Autonomy as it shifts toward more enterprise computing company.

Attackers find old vulnerabilities are still the best

Despite a reduction in the number of new vulnerabilities being reported, attackers still find plenty of weaknesses to exploit, according to a new report from HP.

HP to launch public cloud service

Underscoring that cloud computing will be integral to its strategy moving forward, Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to launch a public cloud service, company CEO Leo Apotheker said this week at the company's annual analyst meeting.

HP soars into the cloud with launch of private portfolio

Hewlett-Packard Co. launches portfolio of private cloud services, hardware and software and announces plans to jump into public cloud hosting.

New HP, Microsoft solutions make good on cloud pact

One year after announcing a $250 million, three-year pact to deliver next-generation data center technology, Hewlett-Packard Co. and Microsoft have unveiled five appliances that offer Exchange and SQL Server in turnkey configurations.

CES 2011: What's of interest to government users?

Tablets, phones, televisions and perhaps even Microsoft Windows 8 are coming to CES 2011. Is there anything to expect for your federal agency?

Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse hits metal next month

The parallel data warehouse edition of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 solution will soon see the light of day.

The cure is known, but the cyber disease persists

Even though the number of new vulnerabilities seems to be flattening, the persistence of known vulnerabilities in IT systems means that increasingly sophisticated attackers still have a target-rich environment. Patch and configuration management can help.

HP taps outsider as CEO

Once again, Hewlett-Packard Co. has turned to an outsider, naming Leo Apotheker as president and CEO and former Oracle President Ray Lane as non-executive chairman.

Overheating batteries lead to HP laptop recall

Hewlett-Packard Co. is recalling 54,000 lithium-ion batteries used in its Pavilion and Compaq laptops.

HP shakes up mobile market with Palm acquisition

Hewlett-Packard Co. said today it has agreed to acquire Palm Inc., credited with creating the smart phone, for $1.2 billion.

Lenovo, HP unveil green PCs for Earth Day

PC makers HP and Lenovo strive to "take only pictures, leave only footprints" this Earth Day, with energy efficient laptop and desktop PCs.

HP takes computing closer to the atomic level

Memristors could replace transistors on processing chips, built at the 3-nanometer scale with the ability to turn on and off in a billionth of a second and retain information even after the power is off.