HP Affirms Higher-End Layoffs Figure

Hewlett-Packard Co. confirmed it has increased by 5,000 the number of layoffs it plans to implement under the restructuring plan it adopted in May 2012, bringing the expected number of job cuts to 34,000.

HP Is Negotiating to Settle Bribery Charges

The allegations stem from a deal with a Russian government agency.
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LG to Unveil webOS-Powered TV

South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc. will soon take the veils off a television model that will run on the webOS operating system, highlighting its ambition of creating a prominent operating system for so-called smart TVs.

Acer Names Former Chip Exec as Third CEO in Two Months

Jason Chen previously worked for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. and Intel.
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HP CEO Whitman Just Got a Big Pay Raise

From $1 a year to $1.5 million.
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Dell and Red Hat Will Announce a Big Cloud-Computing Alliance Today

Doing for OpenStack what they did for Linux more than a decade ago. You know how that turned out.
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HP’s Whitman Emphasizes Enterprises, but Says PCs Aren’t Dead Yet Either

A more aggressive stance on price.
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Stealth Networking Startup VIPtela Raises $33 Million From Sequoia

Another secretive startup working on software-defined networks.
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White House Claims “Dramatic Progress” on Health Site

Obama administration officials, racing to beat a month-end deadline to fix the troubled federal insurance website, said Sunday there has been “dramatic progress” in patching HealthCare.gov but acknowledged “there is more work to be done” in improving the site and its underlying technology.

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As Deadline Expires, Problems Persist With Health Site

Technicians in the Washington area raced up to a month-end deadline set by the Obama administration to make the troubled federal insurance website work for a majority of users, but officials acknowledged they still faced a raft of problems that could take weeks or more to fix.

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HP Will Replace Verizon in Hosting HealthCare.gov Website

The Department of Health and Human Services is going to replace Verizon Communications Inc.’s Terremark subsidiary as its Web-hosting provider for the federal health-insurance marketplace, presenting a new challenge to the rollout of the Obama administration’s signature health-care initiative.