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Silicon Valley granddaddy HP officially splits into two

Hewlett Packard Enterprise focuses on software and business services; HP Inc, on personal computer and printer operations

It remains to be seen whether the break-up will revitalise a company that has been in a defensive, restructuring mode for several years as it lost ground to rivals.

San Francisco

SEVENTY-SEVEN years after Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard began tinkering in a Palo Alto garage, the company that became the foundation for Silicon Valley is breaking up.

Hewlett-Packard on Sunday officially splits into two entities, opening a new chapter for the US