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Mark Hurd “Left HP in Great Shape” With “Winning Strategy”

How’s HP doing without former CEO Mark Hurd?

Just fine, apparently. Asked what sort of state Hurd left the company in during a media call Thursday afternoon, Cathie Lesjak, Hewlett Packard interim CEO, said it was good. “Mark Hurd left our organization with an extremely strong strategy and a talented management team that’s excited to execute on it,” she said. “He left HP in great shape. We think of ourselves as a team on a mission….When you have a winning strategy, I don’t see motivation to change it. It’s something we’ve been building for the last few years. It’s a well-thought-out strategy that’s working very well for us.”

Meanwhile …

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