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Oct 28 2011   11:58AM GMT

HP is keeping its PC Business



Posted by: Nathan Simon
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HP
hp pc business
tablet
Touchpad
Windows 8

This is great news for everyone, along with this, there are rumors that the Touchpad will be repurposed with Windows 8! You know what is going to happen… someone will take Windows 8 and port it to the Touchpad, its only a matter of time.

The world’s largest maker of PCs has officially changed its mind as of late Thursday, after announcing in mid August plans to vacate the consumer PC business — ditching its struggling TouchPad tablet device — to focus on the high-end server and software markets.

“HP objectively evaluated the strategic, financial and operational impact of spinning off” the PC business, said HP chief executive Meg Whitman in a statement. Keeping the business “is right for customers and partners, right for shareholders, and right for employees,” she said.

Read more here, and go here to see Windows 8 info for the Touchpad.

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