Information Technology Leo Apotheker

  • Todd Bradley, executive vice president at Hewlett-Packard Co.

    Two of Hewlett-Packard's most powerful executives, until they were sidelined by CEO Meg Whitman, are preparing to leave the company soon.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard offered a 2013 earnings outlook on Wednesday that underscored slow progress on CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan and decelerating technology spending worldwide, sending its shares to a nine-year low.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard o ffered a 2013 earnings outlook on Thursday that underscored slow progress on CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan and decelerating technology spending worldwide, sending its shares to a nine-year low.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Meg Whitman on Wednesday blamed unprecedented executive turnover in past years for dragging out the turnaround of the sprawling Silicon Valley computing giant.

  • In March 2010, Jon Corzine had been out of his job as New Jersey governor for two months. At the same time, the derivatives brokerage firm MF Global was looking for a candidate with both executive and financial sector experience to become its chief executive. Corzine, who was also the former CEO of Goldman Sachs, seemed like the perfect fit. Apparently, it wasn’t. On Oct. 31, 2011, the company filed for bankruptcy protection, and Corzine resigned.The MF Global CEO left his post on Nov. 4, 2011,

    A global corporation is no less likely to make questionable executive hiring decisions as the average small business, and CEOs of major corporations have the short tenures on their resumes to prove it.

  • Hewlett-Packard

    How much would you pay for advice that turned out to be questionable? Would about $81 million sound unreasonable?

  • HP Address Operational Execution Problems

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the latest details from Hewlett-Packard's conference call and its "operational execution" problems, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on leaks coming from the HP's board, and what is causing the drastic drop in Morgan Stanley's stock.

  • Leo Apotheker

    The mystery isn’t why Hewlett-Packard is likely to part ways with its chief executive, Léo Apotheker, after just a year in the job. It’s why he was hired in the first place. The New York Times reports.

  • Word on the Street: HPQ CEO Fiasco

    Rob Enderle, Enderle Group, says the leaks coming from HP are driving premature decisions and may be limiting choices for the board. Also, the Fast Money traders weigh in with the play on the stock.

  • In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, Calif. He doesn’t move in for a few months, so the address remains a closely guarded secret until the current occupants move out. However, a few details have emerged -- the 5,000-square-foot home has five bedrooms, five bathrooms and a pool. It’s not quite on the same level as Bill Gates’ 50,050-square-foot Washington mansion (pictured, left), but it’s not a bad start for a man whose last few homes were rentals.Zuck

    In May 2011, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg bought a $7 million home in Palo Alto, California. Click to see the homes of CEOs in sectors such as technology, energy, fashion and more.

  • But is the stock a buy? The "Mad Money" host weighs in.