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Re: HP back-peddles on PCs

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____/ Homer on Monday 31 Oct 2011 07:16 : \____

> Apotheker's apocalyptic approach apocryphal, apparently:
> [quote]
> Meg Whitman, who in September replaced the deposed Leo Apotheker as
> president and CEO of HP, has decided that âexploring optionsâ for the
> companyâs PC business will not, after all, involve selling the division.
> Whether in response to indifference to the opportunity to buy its
> Personal Systems Group, or because itâs decided there are a few
> strategies it hasnât tried yet, HP has just announced that itâs keeping
> PSG after all.
> [/quote]
> http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2011/10/27/hp_keeping_pcs_after_all/
> Part of the recovery strategy includes selling Vole's Tiles tablets,
> which is likely to be even less useful than WebOS, frankly, but at least
> they're finally taking this whole non-desktop thingie seriously, at
> last. Once Tiles 8 bombs, as it undoubtedly will, they can always
> switch to Android, like everyone else.

Hurd tried Tiles  7 and then dumped it for Linux. Apotheker will just do the
same again.

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