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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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How Can You Miss Us if We Won’t Go Away? Paczkowski and Swisher Highlights From AllThingsD.

And so it goes in Silicon Valley.
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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.

As AllThingsD Draws to a Close, Here Are Some Staff Highlights — Part One: Kafka, Hesseldahl, Gannes

How can you miss us if we won’t go away?
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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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That Nifty Micro-USB Charger for the HP Chromebook Is Getting Recalled for Overheating

One of the appeals of the HP Chromebook 11, which was introduced this October, was the fact that the laptop could be charged via micro-USB, just like a phone. Except … there have been nine reports of chargers overheating and melting during use, so Google and HP are formally recalling the chargers and sending out free replacements, after sales were halted last month.

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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