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Online education soars in Palm Beach, as FL law requires an online option be made available and thousands of students sign up.
Hewlett-Packard posted fourth-quarter financial results Thursday that capped off a year of dramatic improvements in profitability, led by solid quarters from just about every business unit. HP said net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, ended October 31, rose to $1.
Australia's thin client device market is expected to grow by 28 percent for 2004 relative to 2003, slowing from the 48 percent growth figure for 2003 over 2002, analysts International Data Corp say. A report from IDC, entitled "Australia Thin Client Forecast, 2004 - 2008," says the thin client device market achieved record sales of 42,012 units in 2003.
David Coursey takes out his crystal ball with the safe bet that next year will be better than 2001. Expect Apple to join the usual winners and a disappointing year for Linux.
Adobe Systems said Tuesday that a version of its Acrobat Reader program is now available for Pocket PC handhelds. The software is available free from Adobe's Web site.
Walter Hewlett continued his assault on the rationale behind the Hewlett-Packard merger with Compaq Computer, saying in a letter to the boards of both companies that the "unhappiness" about the transaction goes far beyond what is publicly stated. Hewlett's letter, which was disclosed Thursday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, urges the boards of both companies to agree to a "speedy, mutual unwinding" of the deal.
Several raids in the Indian cities of Delhi and Mumbai have turned up counterfeitHewlett-Packard laserJet and inkjet cartridges. A HP spokesperson said that the police--together with "HP's trained product identification experts"--acted onintelligence gathered from various sources, including tip-offs from affected customers.