After drama, HP to keep its PC business after all New CEO Meg Whitman has reversed her predecessor’s decision to spin out or sell its computer business

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InfoWorld (US)

Hewlett-Packard isn’t going out of the PC business after all. Today, CEO Meg Whitman announced the company would continue to make and sell PCs, reversing a decision made by her predecessor Léo Apotheker in August — a decision that riled investors and employees and led to his ouster in late September. Since the August announcement, HP’s future has been repeatedly questioned, as has the competence of its senior management. The appointment of board member Whitman as CEO added to the criticisms.

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