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Hewlett-Packard Announces HP EarningsSmart 2000 CashJet

pcloadletter.jpgHewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd seems to have managed to cut the fat from the company without hitting any of its internal organs. HP reported a 10 percent increase in third-quarter earnings Tuesday, while profits rose 14 percent to $2 billion. Net revenues at HP (HPQ) were $28 billion, up 10 percent from the same period last year, and earnings per share were 80 cents, which beat analysts’ expectations and the company’s own projections.

Strong results, but sadly ones that don’t suggest much of a change in America’s economic troubles. Nearly two-thirds, or 68 percent, of HP’s revenue came from outside the U.S.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work