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For other uses, see HP (disambiguation). Hewlett-Packard Company Hewlett-Packard Company logo Type Public (NYSE: HPQ) Dow Jones Industrial Average Component Industry Computer Systems Computer Peripherals Computer Software IT consulting IT Services Founded Palo Alto, California (1939) Founder(s) Bill Hewlett David Packard Headquarters 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, California, USA Area served Worldwide Key people Léo Apotheker CEO Products Computer Monitors Digital Cameras Enterprise Software Indigo Digital Press Mobile Phones Networking Personal Computers and Laptops Personal Digital Assistants Printers Scanners Servers Storage Televisions Telecommunications hardware and software List of HP products Revenue decrease $114.552 billion (2009) Operating income increase $10.136 billion (2009) Net income decrease $7.660 billion (2009) Total assets increase $114.799 billion (2009) Total equity increase $40.517 billion (2009) Employees 310,000 (after 3Com acquisition)(2009) Subsidiaries Compaq Snapfish HP Labs ProCurve HP Enterprise Services VoodooPC Palm, Inc. HP CDS List of acquisitions by HP Website HP.com HP founders Bill Hewlett and David Packard Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), commonly referred to as HP, is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, Cal ifornia, USA. The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by Bill H ewlett and Dave Packard, and is now one of the world's largest information techn ology companies, operating in nearly every country. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, data storage, and networking hardware, designing s oftware and delivering services. Major product lines include personal computing
Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. software partne rs and major technology vendors.devices. HP announced the acquisition of 3Com . 2010 CEO Mark Hurd resigned. HP announc ed the buyout of Palm for $1. laser. In 2007. The company originated in a garage in nearby Palo Alto durin g a fellowship they had with a past professor. and the acquisition of EDS in 2008.3 The 1960s o 1. 4 billion for IBM. In 2006. Frederick Terman at Stanford duri . 2010 won its bidding war for 3PAR w ith a $33 a share offer ($2. On July 1. Also HP becam e #2 globally in IT services as reported by IDC & Gartner. the acquisition of Palm was final. Both appointments are effective Novemb er 1.4 The 1970s o 1. On April 28.2 billion. In 2008 HP retained its glob al leadership position in inkjet. 2010. 2010. HP's posted net revenue in 2009 was $115 billion. and on September 30. Léo Apotheker became HP's new permanent CEO a nd Ray Lane. which led to combined revenues of $118. large format and multi-function printer s market. and its leadership position in the hardware industry. related storage devices. On August 6. Cathie Lesjak assumed the role int erim CEO. with the deal closing on April 12. the gap between the companies widened to $21 billion in 2009. 2010.6 The 1990s o 1.8 The 2010s * 2 Facilities * 3 Products and organizational structure * 4 Snapfish * 5 Culture * 6 Corporate social responsibility * 7 Brand and legacy * 8 Controversy * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links  Company history Further information: List of Hewlett-Packard executive leadership  Founding Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard graduated in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1935. In November 2009. consumer-electronics and office-supply retailers. as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. was elected t o the position of non-executive Chairman.to medium-sized businesses and enterprises directly as well as via online distribution. Contents [hide] * 1 Company history o 1.4 billion in 2008 and a Fortune 500 ranking of 9 in 2009. Major company changes include a spin-off of part of its business as Agilent Tech nologies in 1999. the intense competition between HP and IBM tippe d in HP's favor. 2010. its merger with Compaq in 2002. making HP the first IT company in hi story to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. small. with HP posting revenue of US$91.7 billion.2 Early years o 1. enterprise servers. HP markets its products to households. On September 2. compared to $91.1 Founding o 1. HP's revenue was $104 billion. with approximately $40 billion coming from services.7 The 2000s o 1.07 billion) which Dell declined to match.5 The 1980s o 1. 2010.
suppli es. Dynac. The name was picked so that the HP logo "hp" could be turned upside down to be an revers e reflect image of the logo "dy" of the new company. HP incorpo rated on August 18. In 1939. 1947. and precise than other comparable equipment. At 33 years. test instrum ents were labelled with three to five digits followed by the letter "A". software. thermometers.  Early years This article does not cite any references or sources. HP bought Yokogawa Electric's share of Hewlett-Packard Japan i n 1999. wave analyzers. Unsour ced material may be challenged and removed.40 when c ompetitors were selling less stable oscillators for over $200. Of the many projects they worked on. The Model 200 ser ies of generators continued until at least 1972 as the 200AB.ng the Great Depression. Terman was considered a mentor to them in forming Hewle tt-Packard. This allowed them to sell the Model 200A for $54. which bough t eight Model 200B oscillators (at $71. accurate. 1957. many HP instruments were more sensitive. frequency c ounters. as there were high costs in building HP-looking products in Japan. and went public on November 6. Eventually Dynac changed to . HP spun off a small company. still tube-based b ut improved in design through the years. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. HP partnered in the 1960s with Sony and the Yokogawa Electric companies in Japan to develop several high-quality products. their very first financially successful pro duct was a precision audio oscillator. developed semiconductor devices primarily for internal use. A distinguishing feature was pushing the limits of measurement range and accu racy. it was perhaps the longest -selling basic electronic design of all time. Instruments and calculators w ere some of the products using these devices. (April 2008) The company was originally rather unfocused. From the 1940s until well into the 1990s the company concentrated on making elec tronic test equipment: signal generators. Following the pattern set by the company's first product. oscilloscopes. although it did not actively investigate semiconductor devices until a few years after the "Traitoro us Eight" had abandoned William Shockley to create Fairchild Semiconductor in 19 57. time standards. to specialize in digital equipment. The products were not a huge success. established around 1960. Hewlett and Packard tossed a coin to decide whether the company they founded would be called Hewlett-Packard or Packard-Hewlett Packard won the coin toss but named thei r electronics manufacturing enterprise the "Hewlett-Packard Company". Packard and Hewlett established Hewlett-Packard (HP) in Packard's garage with an initial capital investment of US$538. and components. and many other instrument s.50 each) for use in certifying the Fantas ound surround sound systems installed in theaters for the movie Fantasia. As the product range grew wider HP started using product designators starting with a letter for accessories. One of the company's earliest customers was The Walt Disney Company.  The 1960s HP is recognized as the symbolic founder of Silicon Valley. Hewlett-Packard's HP Associates division. Their innovation was th e use of a small light bulb as a temperature dependent resistor in a critical po rtion of the circuit. working on a wide range of electron ic products for industry and even agriculture. the 200A. Eventually they elected to focus on high-quality electronic test and measurement equipment. HP and Yokog awa formed a joint venture (Yokogawa-Hewlett-Packard) in 1963 to market HP produ cts in Japan. Improve d versions went to suffixes "B" through "E". voltmeters. the Model HP200A.
the price was around $5000. later redesigned with RISC technology. The series w as produced for 20 years. and able . an d the cheaper 80 series. Although scoffed at in the formative days of computing. and other measurement instruments have a reputation for sturdiness and usability (the latter products are now part of spin-off Agile nt's product line). introduced in 1968 . and also introduced screen labeled funct ion keys. The machine's key board was a cross between that of a scientific calculator and an adding machine." HP is identified by Wired magazine as the producer of the world's first marketed . There was no alphabetic keyboard. in terms of sales. The 98x5 series of technical desktop computers started in 1975 with the 9815. expandable in 1979 (the HP-41C). HP would ev entually surpass even IBM as the world's largest technology vendor. progr ammable. The company's design philosophy in this period was summarize d as "design for the guy at the next bench". They introduced the world's first handheld scientific electronic calculator in 1972 (the HP-35). and printer. HP entered the computer market in 1966 with the HP 2100 / HP 1000 series of min icomputers. m agnetic-card storage. t he logic circuit was produced without any integrated circuits. With CRT display. th e first handheld programmable in 1974 (the HP-65). These machines used a version of the BASIC programming language which wa s available immediately after they were switched on. with registers arranged somewhat similarly to the Intel x86 architecture still used today. then was folded back into HP in 1959. HP called it a desktop calculator because. the Hewlett-Packard 9100A. and was a forerunner of the HP 9800 and HP 250 series of desktop and business computers. that has only recently been retired from the market. willing. logic analyzers. again of technical computers. "The new Hewlett-Packard 9100A personal computer is ready. it would have been rejected by our customers' computer g urus because it didn't look like an IBM. originally designed the Apple I computer whi le working at HP and offered it to them under their right of first refusal to hi s work. mass-produced personal computer.  The 1970s The HP 3000 was an advanced stack-based design for a business computing server. to relieve you of waiting to get on the big computer. the first alphanumeric. now commonly used on gas pumps and bank ATMs." An engineering triumph at the time. HP experimented with using Dig ital Equipment Corporation minicomputers with its instruments. started in 1979 with the 85.. although the limitations of available technology force d prices to be high.. BRUNO that later became the program HP-Draw on the HP 3000. the HP-28C. We therefore decided to call it a calcu lator. but they did not take it up as the company wanted to stay in scientific. These had a simple accumulator-based design. the assembly of t he CPU having been entirely executed in discrete components.  The 1980s The garage in Palo Alto where Hewlett and Packard began their company . business. in spite of several attempts to replace it. and all such nonsense disappeared. Like their scientific and business calculators. The company earned global respect for a variety of products. But after decidin g that it would be easier to build another small design team than deal with DEC. their osci lloscopes. "If we ha d called it a computer. as Bill Hewlett said. HP computers were similar in capabilities to the much lat er IBM Personal Computer. and industrial markets. and the first symbolic and graphing ca lculator.Dymec. and used a proprietary magn etic tape for storage. The HP 2640 series of smart and intelligent terminals introduced for ms-based interfaces to ASCII terminals. The HP 2640 series inclu ded one of the first bit mapped graphics displays that when combined with the HP 2100 21MX F-Series microcoded Vector Instruction Set enabled the first commerci al WYSIWYG Presentation Program. Steve Wozniak. co-founder of Apple.
in 2005. "HWP" and "CPQ". firmw are. and she resigned on February 9. In July 1999. 2002. During her tenure. HP opened hpshopping. Compaq itself had bought Tandem Computers in 1997 (which had been started by ex-HP employees). Along wit h its scanner product line. which in turn use technology developed by Xerox. features several celebrity endorsements. Hewlett-Packard were sponsors of the English football team To ttenham Hotspur. In 1999.[citati on needed] On March 3. manufacturing scientific instrumen ts. On September 3. and server s for many different markets. including a TV commercial with Gwen Stefani. HP introduced both inkjet and laser printers for the desktop. and Digital Equipment Corporation in 1998. et c. HP announced that an agreement had been reached with Compa q to merge the two companies. Fo llowing this strategy. The Computer is Personal Again. semiconductors. and electronic test equipment fo r telecom and wireless R&D and production. HP expanded their computer product line. Prior to this. buying Apollo Computer in 1989 and Convex Com puter in 1995.  The 2000s The current two dimensional HP logo used on corporate documents. and software that convert data into dots for the mechanism to print. HP officially merged with Compaq. the new ticker symbo l became "HPQ". Fiorina served as CEO during the tech do wnturn of the early 2000s. The spin-off created an $8 billion company with about 30. letterheads. direct to consumers." From 1995 to 1998. all of the businesses not related to computers. Agilent's spin-off was the largest initial public offering in the history of Silicon Valley. these have later been developed into successful mult ifunction products. HP registered the HP. and business users. The print mechanisms in HP's tremendously popular LaserJet line of laser printers depend almost entirely on Canon's components (print engines). HP develops the hardware.000 employees. to s .com domain name. which initially had been targeted at university. the most significant being single-unit printer/scanner/copie r/fax machines. In May. the first female CEO of a compa ny in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. storage. The HP Board of Directors asked Fiori na to step down in 2005. plans had been in place to co nsolidate the companies' product teams and product lines. who obje cted to the merger. after passing a shareholder vote . making it the ninth Inte rnet . the Palo Alto garage where Hewlett and Packard started their business w as designated as a California State historical landmark. the market value of HP halved and the company incurred heavy job losses. the store was renamed "HP Home & Home O ffice Store. Later in the decade. research. 2005.com as an independent subsidiary to se ll online. HP also grew through acquisitions.In 1984. laptops. After the merger with Compaq. 1986. a combination of the two previous symbols. The merger occurred after a proxy fight with Bill Hewlett's son Walter. HP appointed Carly Fiorina as CEO. HP's recent campaign. In 1987. 2001.  The 1990s Hewlett-Packard logo used until 2008 In the 1990s. optical networking devices. HP became a major player in desktops. to reach consumers. and imaging we re spun off from HP to form Agilent.com domain ever to be registered.
the site originally belonging to Compaq. and Shaun White." As of September 23. Palm.) In the year 2004 HP released the DV 1000 Series. and it was publicly announced that EDS would be re-branded "EDS a n HP company. Hewle tt-Packard's latest move marked its incursion into enterprise networking gear ma rket dominated by Cisco. RIM or HP. which has now closed. The Computer is Personal Again. 2008. 2009. 3Com and Hewlett-Packard announced that Hewlett-Packard wo uld be acquiring 3Com for $2. Some of the ads featured well-know n personalities. Dell. 2010. HP anno unced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvem ents Act of 1976 had expired. On September 2. Inc.7 billion in cash. 2008. HP began its campaign. USA.S. HP and Electronic Data Systems announced that they had sign ed a definitive agreement under which HP would purchase EDS. Since the beginning of the finan cial crisis in 2007. illegally accessed Oracle intellec tual property.  Facilities The main entrance to Hewlett-Packard corporate headquarters in Palo Alto. The campaign was designed to bring back the fact that the PC is a personal product. The acquisition is one of th e biggest in size among a series of takeovers and acquisitions by technology gia nts to push their way to become one-stop shops.07 billion) which Dell declined to match.2 billion in cash and debt. the acquisition of Palm was final. 20 10. "The transaction still requires EDS stockholder ap proval and regulatory clearance from the European Commission and other non-U. 2010 won its bidding war for 3PAR with a $33 a share offer ($2. Petra Nemcova. U SA. Latin America op . 2010 CEO Mark Hurd resigned amid controversy and CFO Cathie Lesjak assumed the role of interim CEO. Apotheker’s appointment sparked a strong reaction from Oracle chief executive Larr y Ellison. The addition of Palm handsets to the HP product line provides some overlap with the current iPAQ mob ile products but will significantly increase their mobile presence as those devi ces have not been selling well. including the HP Pavilion dv 16 58 and 1040 two years later in May 2006. On November 11. On June 30. EDS is known as HP Enterprise Services. 2009. tech giants have constantly felt the pressure to expand bey ond their current market niches. and its own web site (www. and Hewlett-Packard announced that HP would be acq uiring Palm for 1. which it acquired. On September 30. the deal officially closed on July 1. On August 6." The agreement was finalized on Au gust 26.hp. Léo Apotheker was named as HP's new CEO and President. Californ ia. Ja y-Z. sophisticated visuals . Dell purchased Perot Systems recently to invade into the technology consulting business area previously dominated by IBM. operations are directed from its facility in Houston. In the months leading up to the buyout it was rumored that Pal m was going to be purchased by either HTC. SAP accept ed that its subsidiary. jurisdictions and is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the other closing conditions specified in the merger agreement.S. including Pharrell. On May 13. The addition of Palm brings HP a library of valu able patents as well the mobile operating platform known as webOS. 2010. who complained that Apotheker had been in charge of SAP when one of its subsidiaries was systematically stealing software from Oracle. Its U.  The 2010s On April 28.com/personal). 2010. On July 1.how the significance of the alliance and also key letters from the two companies Hewlett-Packard and Compaq (the latter company being famous for its "Q" logo on all of its products. Califo rnia HP s global operations are directed from its headquarters in Palo Alto. Mark Burnett. Texas. The campaign utilized viral marketing. Mark Cuban. Gwen Stefani.
which HP acquired). (e. HP Photosmart digital cameras and photo printers. European operations from Geneva. and digital "connected" entertainment (e. Idaho. implement.g. Officejet all-in-one multifunction printer/scanner/faxes.. San Diego. On December 23. HP MediaSmart Servers. business intelligence solutions. LightScribe optical recording technology . Enterprise Services (formerly known as EDS). calculators. workstation computers. California . HP SPaM.. They are currently a business unit of ESSN . HP Enterprise Business (EB) incorporates Technical services. HP Software & Solutions is the company s enterprise software division. VoodooPC).  Products and organizational structure HP has successful lines of printers. Under this office is HP Labs. many of the computers came from the 2002 merger with Compaq. Stora ge and Networking Group (ESSN).6 billion research and development investment. HP O penView. digital cameras. printing supplies and scanning de vices. PDA s. and Enterprise Servers. An HP camera with an SDIO interface HP s Office of Strategy and Technology has four main functions: (1) steering the company s $3. HP has produced and marketed its brand of enterprise management software. i PAQ Pocket PC).g. providing solutions across customer segments from individual consumers to small and medium businesses to large enterprises. The Enterprise Servers. a photo sharing and photo products service. HP Pavilion. Massa chusetts. Texas (the former headquarters of EDS.erations are directed from Miami. servers. In the U K." PSG includes business PCs and accessories. HP released i Print Photo for iPhone a free downloadable software application that allows the printing of 4" x 6" photos. HP MediaSmart TVs. HP MediaVaults. Large Form at Printers. HP toda y promotes itself as supplying not just hardware and software. and support IT infrastructure. Florida. and communications a nd media software and solutions. HP has purchased a total of 12 software companies as part of a publiciz ed. HP Software & Solutions.. HP Inform ation Management Software. Berkshire with offices in vario us UK locations. Storage and Networking G roup (ESSN) oversees "back end" products like storage and servers. 2008. but also a full r ange of services to design. For years . and computers for home and small business use computers. California. HP Output Management suite of software.g. 88 Wood Street. HP is based out of a large site in Bracknell. HP s Personal Systems Group (PSG) claims to be "one of the leading vendors of pe rsonal computers ("PCs") in the world based on unit volume shipped and annual re venue. Roseville. Indigo Digital Press. and (4) performing worldwi de corporate marketing activities. It s recent acquisition of 3Com will expand its employee base to Marlborough. (3) leading the comp any s strategy and corporate development efforts. handheld computing (e. scanners. HP s networki ng business unit ProCurve is responsible for the family of network switches." Products and technology associated with IPG include Inkjet and LaserJet printers. (2) fostering t he development of the company s global technical community. HP Web Jetadmin printer management software. HP s Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) is "the leading imaging and printing syste ms provider in the world for printer hardware. HP resold the Apple iPod until November 2005. deliberate strategy to augment its software offerings for large business cus tomers. and Plano. Compaq Presario. USA. consumables and relate d products. The division markets its software in four categories: HP IT Manageme nt Software (also known as business technology optimization software). DVD+RW drives). and routers. and Snapfish by HP. consumer PCs and accessor ies. It also ha s large operations in Boise. including a landmark office tower in London. the research ar . Switzerland. and Asia-Pacific operations from Singapore. wir eless access points.
"Hewlett-Pa ckard earned its number one position due to its greenhouse gas (GHG) emission re duction programs. We We We We We have trust and respect for individuals. In September 2009. Virginia. set in 2004. HP has mad . and a view that the company exists to make technical contr ibutions for the advancement and welfare of humanity. Suneet Wadhwa . In 2008.  Snapfish HP owns and operates the photo sharing site Snapfish. Members can use th eir uploaded photos to share and to create photo products. HP Labs s function is to deliver new technologies and to create business opportunities that go beyond HP s current strategies. In 2004. Founded in 1966. It has set a new goal of recycling a further two billion pounds of hardware by the end of 2010.  Culture The founders.m of HP. developed a unique management style that has come to be known as The HP Way. Sharepoint and some office-applications. if members want to download high resolution. 4.. Newsweek ranked HP #1 on its 2009 Green Rankings of America s 500 largest corporations. HP IdeaLab furthe r provides a web forum on early-state innovations to encourage open feedback fro m consumers and the development community. as opposed to the low resulotio n copies. 2. etc. toner and ink cartridges." The following are the tenets of The HP Way: 1. HP also offers managed services where they provide complete IT-support solutions for other companies and organisations. de fense forces. they currently do not maintain any retail stores. 3. to recycle one billion pounds of electronics. This is done from the Clonskeagh office in Dubli n. which includes a deep respect for the indi vidual. the company announced that it had met its target. encourage flexibility and innovation. but since they were purchased by HP in 2005. and Bala Parthasarathy and is based in San Francisco. known to friends and employees alike as Bill and Dave. according to the ranking. An exam ple of recent HP Lab technology includes the Memory spot chip. Snapfish charges a per-image fee for each download. Shripati Acharya. Support is offered on the line of Microsoft operation syste ms. the HP Way is "a core ideology . a dedication to affordable quality and reliability. 5. Some examples of these are: A large acti vity is HP offering "Professional Support" and desktop "Premier Support" for Mic rosoft in the EMEA marketplace. the U. some UK banks. Snapfish opened a physical retail store in Alexandria. But HP also offers ou tsourced services for companies like Bank of Ireland. a commitment to comm unity responsibility. Sofia and Israel. Snapfish was launched in April 2000 by entrepreneurs Rajil Kapoor.  Corporate social responsibility In July 2007. Exchange. the company recovered 187 million pounds of electronics. and was the first major IT company to report GHG emissions ass ociated with its supply chain. Howev er. In 2006.com.S. In Bill s word s. or even original copies of their own uploaded images. focus on a high level of achievement and contribution. achieve our common objectives through teamwork. Snapfish offers free membership with unlimited photo storage. Califo rnia. 73 pe rcent more than its closest competitor. In addition. Snapfish allows membe rs to download low resolution copies of the images they uploaded for free. HP released its supply chain emissions data – an industry first. According to environmentalleader. conduct our business with uncompromising integrity..
HP has many sponsorships. Hewlett-Pac kard also has the naming rights arrangement for the HP Pavilion at San Jose. HP is currently the world´s 11th most valuable brand. HP recovered a total of 118. The list is cited by PR Week as one of America s most important business rankings. HP was one of only 100 companies t o earn the distinction of top winner and was the only computer hardware vendor t o be recognized. In May 2010. In May 2010. Ethisphere honors firms that promote ethical business standards and practices by going beyond legal minimums. hom e of the San Jose Sharks NHL hockey team. 32 overall in its list of the top 5 0. HP aims to complete its phase out of toxic vinyl pl astic (PVC) and brominated flame retardands (BFRs) in 2011. In 2009. the logo is recognized all over the world. Ethisphere rev iewed. home to the NHL s San Jose Sha rks.e an effort to remove toxic substances from its products. 1 in social responsibili ty. placi ng it No.[67 ] From 1995 to 1999 they were the shirt sponsor of Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur." HP took the top spot on Corporate Responsibility Magazine s 100 Best Corporate C itizens List for 2010. It was the first PC maker after Apple Inc. The report claims that in 2009. introducing innovative ideas that benefit the public. global competitiveness. 2 in the computer industry and No. HP was ranked fifth. recycling and clima te change. researched and analyzed thousands of nominations in more than 100 countri es and 35 industries to create the 2010 list. an e nvironmental advocacy group.[5 8] In April 2010. HP released its latest Global Responsibility report covering acco mplishments during 2009. and as of 2010 sponsor Renault F1. This year in the computer industry HP was ranked No. Gree npeace gives HP credit for its active support to improve the EU Restriction of H azardous Substances Directive but calls for the company to eliminate harmful sub stances in its products. This is the second year in a row HP has made the list. Becau se of its extreme simplicity. They also sponsored the BMW Williams Formula 1 team until 2006 (a spon sorship formerly held by Compaq). HP was one of 12 companies com mended for "designing products to be safe from the start.  Brand and legacy According to a Business Week Study. the HP Logo has remained largely the same. In an April 2010 San Francisco Chronicle article. HP decreased its to tal energy use by 9 percent compared with 2008. HP is listed in Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics that ranks electronics m anufacturers according to their policies on toxic chemicals. long-term investment. . Others can be found on Hewlett-Packard s website. Since its creation. and use of corporate assets. A Hewlett-Packard sponsored Porsche 997 GT3 Cup The company sponsors the HP Pavilion at San Jose. Fortune magazine named HP one of the World’s Most Admired Companies in 2010. following the principl es of green chemistry. climate change s and corporate philanthropy. HP was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute. HP ranked 8th out of 18 leading electronics makers.000 tonnes of electronic products and supplies for recycling in 2009." The commendations came from Environment California. who praised select companies in the Golden State an d the Bay Area for their efforts to keep our planet clean and green. HP beat out other Russell 1000 Index companies bec ause of its leadership in seven categories including environment. to launch a desktop free of PVC and BFRs. though Greenpeace has targeted the company for not doing better. One well known sponsorship is of Walt Disney World s E pcot Park s Mission: SPACE. including 61 m illion print cartridges.
consistently.   See also San Francisco Bay Area portal Companies portal * * * * * * * List of Hewlett-Packard products HP calculators List of computer system manufacturers List of acquisitions by Hewlett-Packard HP Linux Imaging and Printing HP User Group HP Software & Solutions . Agilent s current portfolio of electronic instruments a re descended from HP s very earliest products. Hewlett-Packard also faced a class action lawsuit in 2009 over their i7 processor computers. After the acquisition of Compaq in 2002. The complainants stated that their systems locked up wi thin 30 minutes of powering on.Agilent Technologies. whether the computer was on or off. Both companies retained an original 200A Audio Oscillator. In Nove mber 2007. When Agilent was spun off. The information leaked related to HP s long-t erm strategy and was published as part of a CNET article in January 2006. Mo st HP employees accused of criminal acts have since been acquitted. retains the direct product legacy of the original company founded in 1939. HP has maintained the "Compaq Presario" brand on low-end home desktops and laptops. despite research showing that these computers were also affecte d. including Hewlett-Packard.hplies. contracted a team of independent security experts to investigate board members and several journalists in order to identify the so urce of an information leak. In turn. not HP. those security experts recruited priva te investigators who used a spying technique known as pretexting. Hewlett-Packard has also been at the center of a fiasco in recent years. and the "HP ProLiant" brand on Intel-architecture servers. Tandem s "NonStop" server s are now branded as "HP Integrity NonStop". HP revealed an extension to the initial one-year warranty covering a few of the affected computers.com. but leaving many more without the protection. items in the Corporate Archives were split-up along product lines. the lockups continued. Newsweek revealed that HP s general counsel.) HP uses DEC s "StorageWorks" brand on storage systems. with Agilent retaining almost all of the original HP archives . In July 2008. most notably www. There have been several smal l claims lawsuits filed in several states. HP entered the computer business only after its instrumentation competencies were well-established. the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal) in or der to obtain their phone records. at the behest of chairwoman Patricia Dunn. Hewlett-Packard released a BIOS update covering a wide range of lapto ps with the intent to speed up the computer fan as well as have it run constantl y. (The "HP Pavilion" brand is used on home entertainment laptops and all home desk tops. and Apple. as well as suits being filed in other countries. Since this point. the "HP Compaq" brand on business d esktops and laptops. Even after being replaced with new er i7 systems. was HP given early Test and Measurement material.  Controversy Main article: HP spying scandal On September 5. a forums dedicated to what they refer to as Hewlett-Pack ard s "multi-million dollar cover up" of the issue.only where ther e was duplication of material. Dell . The pretexting involved investigators impersonating HP board members and nine journalists (inc luding reporters for CNET. 2006. The reason was to prevent the overhea ting of defective NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs) that had been shipped to many of the original equipment manufacturers. several websites have been documenting the issue.
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