HP's PC business to be sold denied

Hewlett-Packard said today that Taiwan's "Business Times" about the company reported considering selling PC business is purely rumor.

HP laptop battery senior vice president and chief communications officer, Bill Walter (Bill Wohl) said in a statement: "" Business Times "on the Hewlett-Packard is considering selling its PC business, reports irresponsible, are market rumors and speculation. HP has the world's largest PC business, which is the core of HP's global strategy. "

By shipments, HP laptop battery is the world's largest PC manufacturers. Market research company ISuppli data show that the fourth quarter of 2010, the company's PC shipments accounted for 19.4% of the global market share; the year 2010, HP's share in the global market to 18.8%.

According to "Business Times" reported yesterday, Hewlett-Packard is considering selling its PC business, and including Samsung Electronics, Foxconn and Lenovo contact, including enterprises.

Dell, Acer and other competitors are similar in recent quarters, as more and more companies switching to Windows 7 operating system, HP's commercial PC business began to improve. However, the hot lead HP Tablet PC consumer PC business struggling. HP expects the first quarter of this fiscal year, commercial PC business, revenue up 11%, while the consumer PC business will drop 12%; the two meet, HP laptop battery's personal systems business, revenue fell 1%.

In addition, HP CEO Li Aike (Leo Apotheker) said yesterday that, beginning next year, the company's PC only supports Windows, will also support independent research and development of the WebOS operating system. HP's PC business this reduces the credibility of the sale rumors.

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