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Women in tech: Closing the gap

A recent government study found that women fill nearly half of all the jobs in the U.S. economy, but they hold less than 25 percent of the science, technology, engineering and math jobs. One tech giant […]


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HP confirms higher layoffs expected

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Personal computer giant Hewlett-Packard Co. has confirmed that it expects layoffs at the upper end of a range that it outlined earlier this year, with 5,000 more workers than originally […]


This image from video provided by the FBI, shows Aaron Alexis moves through the hallways of Building #197 at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington, carrying a Remington 870 shotgun. (AP Photo/FBI)

Navy Yard gunman had access pulled

WASHINGTON (AP) — The company that employed the Washington Navy Yard shooter pulled his access to classified material for two days in August when mental health problems became evident, but restored it quickly and never […]


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Google unveils new HP laptop for $279

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is introducing a new $279 laptop based on its Internet-centric Chrome operating system, borrowing many of the high-end features found in a model that costs about $1,000 more. Hewlett-Packard Co. […]


Aaron Alexis, the gunman in the Washington Navy Yard shooting. (AP Photo)

HP severs ties with Navy Yard shooter’s employer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. says it’s severing ties with a subcontractor that employed Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. An HP spokesman said Wednesday that the Florida-based firm The Experts failed to respond appropriately […]


Google maps App demonstrated on an Apple iPad. (AP Photo)

Research firm: PC sales plunge as Windows 8 flops

NEW YORK (AP) — Global shipments of PCs fell 14% this year, the sharpest plunge since research firm IDC started tracking the industry in 1994. Tablets and smartphones pull money away from PCs, but the latest version of Windows also shares the blame.


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HP develops glasses-free 3-D for mobile devices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Researchers at Hewlett-Packard Co. say they’ve developed a way to put glasses-free 3-D video on mobile devices with a wide enough viewing angle to allow viewers to see objects more fully just by tilting the screen.


Michael Dell

Dell’s founder strikes deal to turn it around

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s easy to forget now, but Michael Dell was the Mark Zuckerberg of his day. Hailed as a young genius, he created the inexpensive, made-to-order personal computer in his dorm room and sold it straight to the public.


HP claims fraud prompted $5B overpayment for co.

NEW YORK (AP) – Hewlett-Packard Co. said on Tuesday that it’s the victim of a multi-billion dollar fraud at the hands of a British company it bought last year that lied about its finances. HP […]


Senate probe: Microsoft, HP avoid offshore taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate investigators say that Microsoft Corp., the Hewlett-Packard Co. and other multinational corporations have avoided billions in U.S. taxes by shifting profits offshore and taking advantage of weak, ambiguous sections of the […]




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