The split will be 'the biggest separation that's ever been done,' HP's CEO said
HP and Microsoft have created a Windows laptop that's as small and cheap as a Chromebook. Is that an accomplishment? Mark Hachman dives in to find out.
Martin Fink, the head of HP Labs, offered a road map for the company's new Machine computer architecture.
HP's latest experiment is another attempt to fuse the physical and digital worlds.
Some HP customers worry about the future of the PC and printer business without the resources of the combined enterprise.
Hewlett-Packard's decision to spin off its PC business shows that even historically strong PC makers are having to rethink their commitment to the market -- and that smaller players are already saying, "No mas."
The plans to split PC/printing and hardware operations could have long-term implications
CEO Meg Whitman will head Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, while PC and printer business head Dion Weisler will run HP Inc.
A split would be an about-face on CEO Meg Whitman's original strategy to keep the company together.
The 7-inch Stream tablet will be even cheaper: Just $100.