Hewlett-Packard Co


  • HP Takes Acer to Court on Patent Infringement Claims Tuesday, 27 Mar 2007 | 6:03 PM ET

    Hewlett-Packard  sued computer maker Acer on Tuesday accusing the company of illegally using patented HP technology in a variety of desktops, laptops and displays sold in the U.S.

  • Game Plan for the Week of March 26 – Part 1 Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | 6:12 PM ET

    There’s so much going on next week that Cramer decided next week’s strategy needed to be broken into two installments. First up, playing Brocade and Movado, and a few expensive stocks that might still be worth the purchase price.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Palm Beats Profit Estimates But Lowers Sales Outlook Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 5:47 PM ET

    Palm reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings but lowered its sales outlook."The situation where the company beats and then lowers certainly serves to confirm what Motorola came out and said how price weakness is something that certainly is coming home to roost," David Garrity, director of research at Dinosaur Securities, told CNBC.

  • Dell Launches Low-Cost Personal Computer in China Wednesday, 21 Mar 2007 | 12:34 AM ET

    Dell, the world's second-largest personal computer maker, unveiled a low-cost PC for China, its fastest-growing market. The PC is priced from about $335 to $520.

  • Students Step Up With Stock Questions Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 8:00 PM ET

    Usually Cramer dedicates the second segment of his show to a specific company, but with all the rowdy Longhorns around, he just couldn't resist taking some questions. After all, this is the most interactive show on television.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Japan TV Vendor Sues HP for Compensation: Paper Sunday, 18 Mar 2007 | 8:08 PM ET

    Japanese TV supplier byd:sign Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard at a Texas court, claiming H-P had obstructed byd:sign's flat TV sales in the United States, the Nikkei business daily said on Sunday.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Friday, 16 Mar 2007 | 9:50 AM ET

    Cramer reiterates his stance on Big Pharma, and tells callers whether to buy or sell Gateway, Titanium Metals and more...

  • Sell Block for Thursday, March 15 Friday, 16 Mar 2007 | 9:49 AM ET

    Despite what you’re hearing these days, tech isn’t going to bottom any time soon. Don’t get bamboozled by hopeful analysts – hope is not a part of the equation.

  • HP Investors Meet, Spy Case Against Dunn Is Dismissed Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 11:52 PM ET

    A judge dropped all charges against former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn, who was accused of fraud in the boardroom spying scheme . Separately, HP investors voted down a proposal that would allow large shareholders to nominate their own candidates to the board of directors.

  • Breaking News from HP - UPDATE Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 4:55 PM ET

    So that was embarassing. We get word that there's been a major development in the HP boardroom spy scandal case and that they want me in the chair to report it right away. The initial report, from our partners at the Wall Street Journal, and then later reported by the Associated Press and Reuters, said former chairwoman Patricia Dunn would plead guilty to a single misdemeanor in this case. Three other executives connected to it would also plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge and face community service. Dunn would escape community service because of her ongoing health issues and cancer treatment. That's essentially what I reported. But as it happens sometimes when a story breaks and events are fluid, it turned out not to be right. Meaning, I was wrong.

  • CNBC's Schacknow: The Data Tightrope; HP Double-Time Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 3:34 PM ET

    I often rave about the vast amounts of data at our disposal ... Today, people may have indeed characterized my behavior as “raving,” but the reason was quite different: the major averages were moving in such a volatile fashion that as soon as I generated a fact, it would become outdated almost instantly.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Friday, 9 Mar 2007 | 6:41 PM ET

    Cramer gives his take on Dell, Under Armour, Bausch & Lomb and more...

  • Rethinking CEO Pay Tuesday, 6 Mar 2007 | 10:54 AM ET

    What many see as outrageous or obscene compensation for chief executive officers is back in the limelight after some high profile pay packages lately. The House Financial Services Committee Thursday holds a public hearing on the issue and the hue and cry about greed and abuse is bound to bounce off the walls of Congress.  The contrarian view is that there is little or no direct link between pay and performance and coupling the two might be detrimental because CEOs would cut corners to boost their pay, eroding the company’s long-term prospects.

  • Profit From The Panic Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 6:00 PM ET

    The bloodletting continued today as the Dow Jones Industrial Average  plunged another 120 points. When all was said and done, the blue-chip meausure lost more than 4% on the week. The scary part is that no one is exactly sure why. In such an uncertain and potentially treacherous environment, what's your next move?

  • Markets Gone Wild Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | 2:52 PM ET

    On a day when the Dow opened 200 points lower, turned positive, then turned down again, many investors are left perplexed. Major events almost always present an opportunity to make money, but how do you play this?  What’s your move when markets go wild?.

  • Dissection of Dell's Earnings Thursday, 1 Mar 2007 | 4:44 PM ET

    Dell just released its numbers and talk about a mixed bag. On the surface, they look OK. The company reports 30 cents a share on $14.4 billion in revenue. But because of all the turmoil at the company, the Street is all over the map in terms of expectations. Thomson says analysts were looking for 29 cents on $14.89 billion. But Shaw Wu at American Technology Research was expecting 31 cents on $15 billion, and Eric Ross at Think Equity Partners anticpated 30 cents on $15.4 billion

  • Business software maker Oracle will buy Hyperion Solutions for $3.3 billion in cash, renewing a shopping spree aimed at toppling rival SAP.

  • Back In The Swing And Dell's Trying Times Thursday, 1 Mar 2007 | 9:15 AM ET
    Dell Optiplex GX620 desktop

    Hey everyone. I know it's been an exceedingly long time since my last post, and I'm eager to get back into the swing of things with regular, daily, and hopefully a few times a day ruminations and breaking news about the newsy things happening here in the Silicon Valley.

  • Former HP Board Members Engage in War of Words: WSJ Wednesday, 28 Feb 2007 | 7:03 PM ET

    Former Hewlett-Packard chairman Patricia Dunn and former HP board member Tom Perkins are engaged in a new war of words over last year’s leak scandal at the giant technology company, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • At Tech Summit, a Debate Over the Slow Patent Process Tuesday, 27 Feb 2007 | 12:59 PM ET

    The U.S. patent process takes an average 44 months -- a woefully slow rate for the rapidly evolving technology sector. That's just one of the challenges being tackled at the first-ever Technology Policy Summit in San Jose. CNBC's Silicon Valley Bureau Chief Jim Goldman reports.