"[Boards] are like the Hotel California. Directors check in but they never check out."
— William Patterson, executive director of CtW Investment Group, who started the shareholder battle against Ray Lane and other members of the Hewlett-Packard board. The Read More →
"The pressure is on Meg."
— Toni Sacconaghi, Bernstein Research analyst, thinks the board shuffle Hewlett-Packard announced Thursday has "bought [CEO Meg Whitman] a year" to keep on keeping on — or, as Whitman has said, "right Read More →
"We refuse to be a scapegoat for HP’s own failings."
— Mike Lynch, Autonomy founder and former CEO, in an open letter released today, the morning of Hewlett-Packard's annual shareholder meeting — where, as the Read More →
As the stock markets surge — the Dow was trading at a record high this morning and could close above its record high from 2007 — a couple of quick notes about tech stocks:
• The Associated Press notes Read More →
Your Monday tech grab bag:
• WebOS, the mobile operating system that just won't quit, is making its way into smart TVs from LG. The South Korean company is buying parts of Palm from HP — source code, documentation, Read More →