GOG Promises Free Videogames for Furloughed Government Workers

A silly and subversive marketing gimmick from the PC gaming store.

HP to Workforce: Seriously, There's No Place Like Home for the Holidays

Add Hewlett-Packard to the list of companies extending their annual holiday shutdown to cut costs in a souring economy. The company said this week that it is doubling its normal weeklong holiday hiatus. Said an HP spokesperson, “Shutting down during a period when many employees traditionally take vacation helps HP achieve operational savings and allows employees to enjoy more time with their families.” And more time with their jobs as well.