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2011-08-17 12:29:23

Hewlett Packard Co. is planning on bringing its WebOS to kitchen appliances and automobiles, according to reports by many news outlets. Several reports say that HP is in talks with companies that have interest in licensing WebOS for use in products like stoves, washing machines and cars. The company said the platform's ability to be integrated into touchscreen platforms could make the machines easier to operate and add new features. HP says that a WebOS-based kitchen appliance will...

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2011-06-09 06:05:00

A research firm said Wednesday that Apple Inc. has become the world's largest buyer of chips for computer and phones. IHS iSuppli said Apple bought $17.5 billion worth of chips last year, surpassing computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co.  This was an increase of 80 percent from the year before, which directly reflects Apple's continuing sales surge. According to iSuppli, an iPhone contains about $80 worth of chips.  The chips include the central processor that acts as the brains of...

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2011-02-10 05:45:00

Hewlett-Packard Co. unveiled a TouchPad tablet computer on Wednesday as its initial entry into a fast-growing market dominated by Apple Inc.'s iPad and devices running Google Inc.'s software. The company said the 9.7-inch "TouchPad" will be released this summer, and will be powered by Palm's well-regarded webOS operating system. HP is betting that there remains enough room in the lucrative tablet computing market for yet another mobile software platform. However, it's a risky move,...

2011-01-31 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com Analyst Blog features: International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq: ORCL), Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and EMC Corp. (NYSE: EMC). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=4579 Here are highlights from Friday's Analyst Blog: Cloud...

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2011-01-21 05:45:00

Hewlett-Packard Co. announced a shakeup of its board of directors on Thursday as the company faces growing scrutiny for its ouster of former CEO Mark Hurd six months ago amid allegations of sexual harassment. The management overhaul is the first significant change under HP's new leadership, which was put in place after Hurd's sudden resignation caused shares of the company's stock to plunge.   The departure also triggered lawsuits over the size of Hurd's severance pay. Ray Lane,...

2011-01-07 09:01:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com Analyst Blog features: Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM), Atheros Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHR), Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=4579 Here are highlights from Thursday's Analyst Blog:...

2011-01-06 08:30:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com Analyst Blog features: Dell Inc. (Nasdaq: DELL), Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC), McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE), Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) and Compellent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: CML). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=4579 Here are highlights from Wednesday's Analyst Blog: DELL on Acquisition...

2010-12-14 07:30:00

STERLING, Va., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IceWEB(TM), Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.iceweb.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage and building blocks for cloud storage networks, sees favorable trends in merger and acquisition activity in the data storage market. John R. Signorello, Chairman and CEO of IceWEB, Inc., commented, "We are seeing some very exciting activity in the data storage market over the past few years. On Monday, December 13, 2010, Dell Inc. confirmed...

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2010-10-06 12:22:26

A senior company official said on Wednesday that Hewlett-Packard Co. will introduce smartphones in early 2011 using the webOS software it acquired from Palm during its $1.2 billion buy out earlier this year. "You will see us coming early next year with new phones," Senior Vice President Eric Cador told an industry conference. HP purchased Palm to help it step into the fast-growing smartphone industry and get access to Palm's acclaimed webOS operating system. "More importantly we acquired...

2010-09-03 08:19:00

STERLING, Va., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- IceWEB(TM), Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB), www.iceweb.com, a leading provider of Unified Data Storage and building blocks for cloud storage networks, sees favorable trends in merger and acquisition activity in the data storage market. John R. Signorello, Chairman and CEO of IceWEB, Inc., commented, "We are seeing some very exciting activity in the data storage market over the past few years. The recent bidding war for data storage provider 3PAR...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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