Specifications of an alleged Android smartphones from Hewlett-Packard have appeared on a benchmark site – only two days after CEO Meg Whitman had made public plans to return on occasion in the smartphone market. At the GLBenchmark registered model to bear the HP logo the device name “Bender” as Slashgear reported.
An Android smartphone would mean the end for WebOS, the Palm purchased with expensive, set of Léo Apotheker and Meg Whitman has been converted into a daughter’s smartphone operating system, the HP at the time wanted to use it on printers and PCs.
Whitman said last week the Fox Business that there was no hurry, but any wall you’ll again take a smartphone into the program , “because such a thing will be, in many countries of the world, the first user’s computer. We are a computer company. “A takeover of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion it issued a denial, but made no further information to the operating system.
HP will be in the years to lay off 29,000 employees – more than eight percent of the workforce.The restructuring is expected to bring up to $ 3.5 billion in savings, which are provided at least in part for the expansion of research and development.
Whitman expressed in the Fox interview, also on this restructuring plan. Accordingly, it is estimated to have made today 20 percent of the laid to five years reorientation. The coming fiscal year will bring a slight increase.