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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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus