Hewlett-Packard says it plans to acquire the maker of network switching and routing products in a deal valued at $2.7 billion.
Earlier this week a Microsoft representative indicated that a deal offering 40 percent cash back at HP.com would be restarted following Black Friday glitches. Now that appears less certain.
Hewlett-Packard recalls more than 6 million defective power cords, Microsoft promises a fix for overheating Surface Pro 3 tablets, and Square Cash sends money over text messages.
Those power cords that connect to Compaq notebooks, mini notebook computers, and certain accessories can overheat and cause burns or property damage.
An HP report suggests the reclusive country's cyberwarfare capabilities are rapidly making it a threat to Western systems.
The latest 700 series business laptops will be powered by AMD's new mobile platform.
The Intel-powered machine, announced at CES, can pivot for easier touch control and optionally includes Thunderbolt 2 ports.
Hewlett-Packard is redesigning the computer from the ground up. That includes an overhaul of operating system techology, which it believes has been "stagnant" for decades. Android is a major focus.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman believes tablet-laptop hybrids will drive consumer holiday sales.
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