HP Tablets – Answering Your Questions…Part 2

HP Tablets – Answering Your Questions…Part 2

by Mark_Budgell We have been surprised by the enthusiastic response to the TouchPad price drop, and we understand that many customers were disappointed that HP and our retail partners ran out of supply so fast. I tried to answer some questions that were generated by this sale in an earlier post. Today, I have posted an updated FAQ based on questions you’ve...

Facebook claims 1 trillion hits.

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The news stormed across blogs and headlines this week: Facebook had become the first website to rack up a mind-boggling 1 trillion monthly page views. The tip came from an advertising service called DoubleClick AdPlanner — which, ironically, is operated by Facebook rival Google (GOOG, Fortune 500). The most recent AdPlanner...

By Exiting, Slow-Moving HP Will Help Reshape the PC Market

Paul Thurrott – Windows IT Pro – InstantDoc ID #140290 When IBM announced its intention to abandon the PC market in 2004, it was big news on a number of levels, not the least of which was that IBM had created this very market. Not on purpose, of course. But by using off-the-shelf hardware for its PCs and licensing third-party software, IBM...

Palm post mortem: what could have been

Palm post mortem: what could have been

For those of you who are still following all of the webOS news, I thought I’d share what I know about how things have been going at HP since the announcement, and shed some light on a few projects that never came to be. Some of the information below comes from friends who work in the webOS Global Business Unit, née Palm. I’ve always been enthused...

Tech and the San Francisco Rental Bubble

By NICK BILTON screenshot via Craigslist.orgA sample list of apartments for rent in SoMa, an area of San Francisco with trendy lofts. I’ve recently learned that real estate brokers in San Francisco have reached a consensus on a topic that entrepreneurs and investors can’t seem to agree on: that we are in the midst of a technology bubble. Technologists have been...