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Coordinates: 37°24′49″N 122°08′42″W / 37.4136°N 122.1451°W / 37.4136; -122.1451

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Hewlett-Packard Company
Public
Traded as NYSE: HPQ
Industry Computer hardware
Computer software
IT services
IT consulting
Fate Corporate split; renamed as HP Inc.
Successors HP Inc.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Founded January 1, 1939; 82 years ago (1939-01-01)
Founders
  • Bill Hewlett
  • David Packard
Defunct November 1, 2015 (2015-11-01) (main company) (For Hewlett Packard Enterprise). Now operating as HP Inc.
Headquarters ,
Area served
Worldwide
Products See list of HP products.
Subsidiaries List of subsidiaries

Hewlett Packard (HP) is a computer technology company. It was created in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, in a garage in California. It is based in Palo Alto, California. They are best known for making computers and computer hardware such as inkjet printers, laser printers, all-in-one printers, scanners and digital cameras.

HP bought Compaq and re-branded together as one company that is stylized as hp. The letters in the latest logo are lower case.


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