Just two weeks after Hewlett Packard announced it would sell off its personal computer unit, shelve the webOS operating system and the HP Touchpad, the company appears to have had a change of heart.
In an interview with Reuters , Todd Bradley head of HP's Personal Systems Group, has told the news organization that rather than selling the PC division, HP may spin-off it off as a separate company.
HP's Personal Systems Group (PSG) has revenues of $40 billion annually, about a third of HP's overall sales. Under Bradley’s leadership, PSG has become the largest PC vendor in the world. During his six-year tenure, the business has added more than $10 billion in revenues. Prior to that Bradley was the President and CEO of the Palm Solutions Group.
Bradley says he expects the new company, which he hopes to run, will be a full-fledged computer maker offering computers, tablets and all-in-one computers. "Tablet computing is a segment of the market that's relevant, absolutely." said Bradley.
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