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Business News Archive - September 07, 2005

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Less than six months after taking over at Hewlett-Packard Co., Chief Executive Mark Hurd on Wednesday said there's still "a lot of work to do."

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. wireless industry pledged on Wednesday it would not cut off customers who were uprooted last week by Hurricane Katrina and have not paid their cellphone bills.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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