Linked by Howard Fosdick on Fri 23rd Nov 2012 14:03 UTC
In the News Hard to believe, but articles are popping up at business websites claiming that venerable Hewlett-Packard may fail. In their most recent fiasco, HP wrote off a loss of $8.8 of their $11.1 US billion acquisition of Autonomy and have alleged fraud in the deal. Revenue is down 7% from a year ago and the stock has hit a 10-year low. The company is laying off 27K employees but that may not be enough. Some speculate HP might be broken up into parts with buy-outs involved. This article from last May offers a good in-depth analysis of how all these problems came to pass.
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It's their products and the management because the management is responsible for the products.

HP products just suck, you keep away from them. I work at a lot of different companies and where they used to have HP they now buy everything from Dell mostly.

Last time I bought a HP printer myself, printed a couple of documents then it stood there for 6 months doing nothing. Then it told me my cartridges were expired and I needed to buy new ones. Wtf it's not food is it?

So I bought an Epson and no issues anymore with expiring cartridges.

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