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HP's $8 Billion Write Off Is Really Good News In Disguise (HPQ)

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HP unleashed a raft of news this morning, but the headliner of the bunch is that it's taking an $8 billion write down, due to a goodwill impairment on its $13.9 billion EDS acquisition. On the one hand, HP's 2008 EDS acquisition could be seen as one of the worst...
HP's $8 Billion Write Off Is Really Good News In Disguise (HPQ)

Microsoft Is About To Make An Epic, Greedy Mistake With Its Tablets (MSFT)

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Microsoft product managers are almost insanely confident about their Windows RT tablets. And they could stupidly kill a product that people are otherwise pretty excited about. Microsoft is planning on charging device makers the same price for the Windows RT software as they will charge for full fledged versions of...
Microsoft Is About To Make An Epic, Greedy Mistake With Its Tablets (MSFT)

Here's Why Salesforce Spent A Whopping $2.5 Billion On ExactTarget (CRM)

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Yesterday, Salesforce.com made its largest acquisition ever, spending $2.5 billion to buy ~$300 million company, ExactTarget. And that 8x multiple was a good deal, one analyst told Business Insider. That's because companies spend nearly $4 trillion a year on technology, mostly through their IT departments. Salesforce.com's CEO Marc Benioff believes...
Here's Why Salesforce Spent A Whopping $2.5 Billion On ExactTarget (CRM)

Microsoft `Blinded By Its Own Hallucinations' And 'Turning Into A Sideshow'

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I have written my share of blistering articles about Microsoft over the years, but I just read this one by market research analyst Roger Kay and all I can say is, Wow. Kay has been around for a long time. He used to run the PC research group at IDC,...
Microsoft `Blinded By Its Own Hallucinations' And 'Turning Into A Sideshow'

Upcoming iPhone has smartphone buyers holding off, report says

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Apple and Samsung are fighting it out in the courtroom this week, but a report from tech research firm Gartner delivered a snapshot of the real battlefront -- the consumer market. Research analyst Anshul Gupta said in a release that consumers waiting on new smartphone models have amplified the effects...
Upcoming iPhone has smartphone buyers holding off, report says

Processor market to get boost from smartphones, tablets

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Tablets and smartphones will give a much-needed boost this year to the worldwide microprocessor market, which is undergoing a fundamental change with a shift to low-power processors used in energy-efficient devices, research firm IC Insights said. Worldwide shipments of microprocessors that go into mobile devices, PCs, servers and embedded...
Processor market to get boost from smartphones, tablets

Here's Why HP Isn't Going To Sell Off Its PC Business Or Autonomy (HPQ)

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HP shares are climbing today after HP revealed in SEC documents that it's looking to dump some of its weaker business units. But investors shouldn't think this means HP will sell or spin off its PC business. Nor will it dump its troubled Autonomy unit, according to IDC market research...
Here's Why HP Isn't Going To Sell Off Its PC Business Or Autonomy (HPQ)
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