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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman has quantified the painful price that must be paid for the missteps of her predecessors as she tries to turn around the Silicon Valley pioneer. The bungling will wipe out 27,000 jobs so HP can save enough money to lift its earnings and invest in the development of more profitable products and service.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is joining the battle to redefine Internet search and taking aim at building a better Web browser, too.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett-Packard Co. is cutting 27,000 jobs in an effort to recover from management missteps that hobbled the Silicon Valley pioneer as its rivals raced ahead with more innovative products and services.
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's fourth day of trading as a public company saw an increase in the company's stock price and shareholder lawsuits related to the social network's botched initial public offering.
LONDON (AP) — Scotland Yard says it's equipping its police officers with handheld fingerprint devices, something the force says will help identify suspects in a matter of seconds.
On Wednesday, Hewlett-Packard Co. announced plans to cut about 8 percent of its work force, or 27,000 workers, by October 2014. It comes as the maker of personal computers struggles to compete with mobile devices.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Moog's synthesizer helped change the sound of modern music. On what would have been his 78th birthday, Google is paying tribute to the man with a virtual version of his famous Moog on their homepage — and it's completely playable.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal jury ruled Wednesday that Google didn't infringe on Oracle's patents when the Internet search leader developed its popular Android software for mobile devices.
NEW YORK (AP) — So you love your iPad, but you wish you could work on Microsoft Office software, watch Flash video and generally have more of a PC-like experience? OnLive Desktop is one way you can.
MADRID (AP) — Japan's Shigeru Miyamoto, considered the father of the modern video game, has been awarded Spain's Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities.