Private Computers Needed To Determine If Mysterious 'Blob' Of Warm Water In Pacific Is Causing CA DroughtThe Blob is a mass of warm water lurking in the Pacific, and scientists need volunteers to help them determine if it's causing California's historic drought.
HP, Microsoft & Intel Tumble After Worst PC Sales DropIf fewer people are interested in buying a new personal computer, then fewer investors want to own stakes in companies whose fortunes are tied to the sales of laptop and desktop machines.
Hewlett-Packard Confirms Plans To Cut 27,000 EmployeesHewlett-Packard plans to jettison 27,000 workers as the growing popularity of smartphones, the iPad and other mobile devices makes it tougher for the company to sell personal computers.
Hewlett-Packard Regains Market Footing; Shares Lead DowHewlett-Packard Co. is showing signs of recovery as it strengthened its position as the world's largest maker of personal computers and gained back some of the business it had lost while weighing whether to dump its PC division.
HP Shares Sink As Company Refocuses On Corporate BizHewlett-Packard Co.'s shares sank to a 6-year low Friday after the Palo Alto-based technology conglomerate announced third-quarter results and said it would shut down its mobile devices business, try spinning off its PC business and pay about $10 billion for business software maker Autonomy Corp.
Tech Watch: 30th Anniversary Of The PCThirty years ago tomorrow, IBM unveiled the personal computer that some say changed the world. It was the 5150 machine that made a big leap forward.