Kara Swisher

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Whitman to Hold All-Hands Meeting for HP Army This Morning

Meg Whitman, the new CEO of Hewlett-Packard, met investors yesterday after her sudden appointment at the Silicon Valley tech giant. Now she’ll turn to its huge staff, holding an all-hands meeting for HP’s 320,000 employees today at 9 am PT. Whitman will be presenting on-site at the company’s HQ for some workers; others will be able to watch and listen from around the globe.


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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