Report: Hewlett-Packard to split into 2 separate companies focusing on computers and services

...computers and printers and a second that focuses on technology services, including data storage, servers and software.The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company has laid off tens of thousands of employees in recent years due to flagging sales as consumers...

Hewlett-Packard splits off PC, printers business

...computers last year, and one out of six were sold by Palo Alto, California-based HP. But global sales fell 10 percent...services businesses."Does this mean a new dawn is here for Palo Alto?" asked Burris. "No, it doesn't. It means that...

The original digital divide

EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Mike Baker steps around mud...than a mile from the perfectly manicured Palo Alto front yards of such industry titans as...PARC, ETrade and AltaVista Co. Between Palo Alto and its poorer stepsister, East Palo Alto...

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Wine Time

Palo Alto Red Reserva 2008, ChileCOST: $11-12WHAT...is a very good food wine.WINERY: Vina Palo Alto was founded in 2006, riding the wave of Chilean wine popularity. "Palo Alto" is the nickname for the thorny flowering...

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Google enrolls teachers in online software crusade

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Google Inc., a company synonymous...and edit documents at different times. Palo Alto High School junior Danielle Kim said that...appeals to absent-minded students like Palo Alto High junior Ryan Drebin. "I am always...

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Business liquidator opens up shop in Silicon Valley

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Amid rising hopes for a high-tech...wouldn't have moved from Los Angeles to Palo Alto a few months ago had he not smelled more...or closed down," said Barry Kramer, a Palo Alto attorney who advises venture capitalists...

Odds and Ends

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Palo Alto City Council members won't have to turn their frowns upside down. The council had tried to do away with frowning as part of a proposed code of conduct during public meetings. But on Monday, council members...

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Clinton lowers the boom on IRS

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Capping an especially bad...Clinton and his wife, Hillary, were in Palo Alto for a weekend visit with their daughter...This was the Clintons' first visit to Palo Alto since they dropped Chelsea off at Stanford...

ABL folds in third season

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- The American Basketball League just couldn't beat the WNBA...find some place to be playing as soon as possible." At league offices in Palo Alto, a pile of freshly typed paychecks sat on the front desk. A plastic bag...

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Hewlett-Packard files suit

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Hewlett-Packard Co. filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Xerox...permanent injunction barring the production and sales of certain copiers. The Palo Alto-based company estimated Xerox is selling $800 million a year in products...