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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Hewlett Packard

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# Explosion
Boy whose laptop exploded has €20,000 settlement approved
A judge said the incident was “scary”.
# rise and fall
As HP shuts its Leixlip print plant, we look back at its 20 years in Kildare
Up to 500 job losses were announced at the firm today.
# thousands of cuts
'No comment' from Hewlett-Packard's Irish HQ as company cuts jobs worldwide
The plan is to help the company save $2.7billion – but it’s unclear how Ireland will be affected.
# Reorganisation
Following in eBay's footsteps, Hewlett-Packard is planning to split in two
The company will separate its computer and printer business from its corporate hardware and services operations by the end of 2015.
# Jobswatch
Good news Galway: Hewlett Packard is creating 100 new jobs
The jobs are part of investment by the company in the cloud research and development facility in Galway.
# HP
Hewlett Packard is cutting 280 jobs at its Dublin office
The job losses were announced by the computer company this evening.
# Windows 8
Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion
The changes, part of a software package given the codename “Blue”, won’t be released to consumers and businesses until later this year
# Jobswatch
New Hewlett Packard facility to create 150 construction jobs
The 87,000 square foot facility will be dedicated to software research and development, cloud technology and business services.
# Cancer
Hewlett-Packard launches free cancer screening for all employees
The programme will take place throughout April and will see free male cancer screenings, which follows from breast cancer screening in 2011.
# chubby checker
Chubby Checker sues HP over penis-measuring app
Tech-giant Hewlett-Packard are being sued for using the singer’s name for a penis-measuring app.
# HP Ireland
HP Ireland: job losses will impact 'every business and region'
But there is no specific details for the 4,000 people currently employed at HP Ireland.
# HP
HP to cut 27,000 jobs from global workforce by late 2014
Company spokesperson told the BBC that it’s too early to say where exactly cuts will be made.
# HP
HP replaces CEO after less than a year with former eBay chief
Leo Apotheker is being removed because the board lost confidence in his ability to lead the company long-term. Ouch.
# HP
HP bowing out of tablet and smartphone business
The tech company is also reportedly considering selling off its PC division…
# Apple
Apple to build 'spaceship' HQ on old Hewlett Packard site
The new campus in California will house 12,000 people and generate its own power. Steve Jobs says he thinks it will be the best office building in the world.
# iPad
Reports say that the iPad 2 is out next week
The latest reports contradict earlier rumours that the launch would be delayed until the summer.
# Jobswatch
Hewlett Packard to create 105 jobs in Galway
The computer and printer manufacturer will create posts in software engineering and recruitment will begin straight away.
# Jobswatch
Shannon Aerospace's "most difficult day" as 107 jobs go
107 jobs go at Shannon Airport, while 120 are created at Hewlett Packard’s Dublin HQ, and 25 at Just Mobile.