Mark Vincent Hurd is the chairman, chief executive officer, and president of Hewlett-Packard, the largest information technology company in the world. Hurd succeeded CFO Robert Wayman, who served as interim CEO from February 10, 2005 to March 28, 2005 after former CEO Carly Fiorina stepped down. On September 22, 2006, Hurd succeeded Patricia C. Dunn as chairman after she resigned as a result of the pretexting controversy.

HP Could Fire 25,000 In Cost-Cutting Move

Shares of Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), the No. 1 computer maker, were largely unaffected by a report it would fire as many as 25,000 employees as part of cost-cutting measures.

Settlement With HP Isn't Going To Happen: Oracle

An Oracle Corp attorney ruled out a settlement with Hewlett-Packard Co in a bitter lawsuit over the Itanium microprocessor, a day after the judge refused to resolve the case for either side before trial.


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HP, Oracle seek pretrial wins in Itanium case

U.S. tech giants Hewlett Packard and Oracle on Monday both sought pretrial wins in their bitter legal battle over whether Oracle can end support for Itanium, a heavy-duty microprocessor.
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HP to merge printer, PC businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21 - Hewlett Packard Co will merge its printer and PC businesses, combining two of its largest divisions as Chief Executive Meg Whitman tries to jump-start growth at the technology company.
A HP Invent logo is pictured in front of Hewlett-Packard international offices in Meyrin near Geneva August 4, 2009.

HP to Merge Printer, PC Arms in Revamp: Sources

Hewlett Packard Co CEO Meg Whitman plans to combine the computing giant's PC and printing divisions in a major internal overhaul intended to spur combined sales of hardware to customers, two sources familiar with the move told Reuters.