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Re: HP back-peddles on PCs

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____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Monday 31 Oct 2011 14:50 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote this copyrighted missive and expects royalties:
>> ____/ 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.
> I thought Apotheker was recently kicked out of HP.

The remnant of LÃo's HP will need to go back to sanity... if HP doesn't die
first, like Nokia after Elop entered.

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