The Silicon Valley drama continues. First, Apple boss Steve Jobs stepped down. Then, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was brutally fired over the phone. Now, there are growing rumblings that Léo Apotheker, Hewlett-Packard's chief executive, could be sent packing after less than a year on the job, and that former eBay chief Meg Whitman is the leading contender to replace him. HP hasn't had an easy time in recent years, plagued by a damaging phone-hacking scandal and a sexual-harassment controversy.
It's official -- Meg Whitman is now the chief executive of HP, and Leo Apotheker is out after just 10 months. The board of directors announced its decision to oust Apotheker and install Whitman after the stock market closed on... Read Post
The chief executive of BlackBerry, John S. Chen, says his company must stay in phones, but needs to focus on addressing specialty markets. His inspiration for the non-consumer approach? Steve Jobs. Read Post