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The News & Observer
We’re part of Samsung’s battery problem10 million Sony batteries. Consider all the manufacturers that have been hit w
We’re part of Samsung’s battery problem
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
10 million Sony batteries. Consider all the manufacturers that have been hit with battery issues. In 2009, 70,000 HP and Compaq notebooks were recalled because of the potential for overheating. HP was hit again in June of this year, with a recall... Read more
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The Gadgeteer
FINsix Dart 65W laptop charger reviewDart is an ultra small 65W laptop and 2.1A USB device charger that supports mos
FINsix Dart 65W laptop charger review
The Gadgeteer / Posted 3 days ago
Dart is an ultra small 65W laptop and 2.1A USB device charger that supports most major laptop brands such as: Acer, Asus, Compaq, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Sony, Lenovo, IBM, Samsung, Toshiba, NEC, Gateway and moreHardware specs AC Input: 100-240V... Read more
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CBS News
Film chronicles the rise and fall of Compaq Computers September 17, 2016, 9:39 AM|In 1982, when it came to personal computers, IBM
Film chronicles the rise and fall of Compaq Computers
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
September 17, 2016, 9:39 AM|In 1982, when it came to personal computers, IBM was the only game in town. That's until "Compaq Computer," a small Houston startup founded by three friends came along... Read more
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/Film
This Week In Trailers: The Alchemist Cookbook, In the Shadow of the Hill, Cameraperson, Silicon Cowboys, Dancerto injustice and the quest to get answers. Silicon Cowboys Trailer There’s go
This Week In Trailers: The Alchemist Cookbook, In the Shadow of the Hill, Cameraperson, Silicon Cowboys, Dancer
/Film / Posted 9 days ago
to injustice and the quest to get answers. Silicon Cowboys Trailer There’s got to be more than one of you who bought a Compaq Presario in the mid 1990’s. Director Jason Cohen, who was nominated for his documentary short, Facing Fear, in 2013,... Read more
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USA Today
Major tech recalls through the yearsrecalled 29 million "Step-iI" activity wristbands which could cause skin irrita
Major tech recalls through the years
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
recalled 29 million "Step-iI" activity wristbands which could cause skin irritation or burns to children. HP and Compaq notebook computers: June 2016 About 41,000 lithium-ion batteries used in HP notebook computers were recalled. The... Read more
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CNBC
Bears seem to have gotten it wrong about Apple, analyst saysthey can, in fact, grow year over year in '17, which would be big for the stock
Bears seem to have gotten it wrong about Apple, analyst says
CNBC / Posted 10 days ago
they can, in fact, grow year over year in '17, which would be big for the stock," Power said. Rod Canion, co-founder of Compaq Computers, said he's one of those who buy a new iPhone every time one comes out. He believes the company is "on a roll... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Fast-paced tech doc 'Silicon Cowboys' tracks '80s rise of Compaq Computersone of the morsels served up in Jason Cohen’s engaging “Silicon Cowboys,” a zip
Fast-paced tech doc 'Silicon Cowboys' tracks '80s rise of Compaq Computers
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
one of the morsels served up in Jason Cohen’s engaging “Silicon Cowboys,” a zippy, compact history of the rise and rise of Compaq Computer Corp. Back in 1982, former Texas Instruments senior managers Rod Canion, Jim Harris and Bill Murto had a... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Fiorina to headline West Virginia GOP annual dinner2010 Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in California, but lost to Democratic S
Fiorina to headline West Virginia GOP annual dinner
The Marietta Times / Posted 11 days ago
2010 Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in California, but lost to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer. Fiorina was hired as CEO of Hewlett-Packard in 1999 and fired six years later after leading a major merger with Compaq and laying off 30,000 wo... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Fiorina to headline West Virginia GOP annual dinnerBoxer. Fiorina was hired as CEO of Hewlett-Packard in 1999 and fired six years
Fiorina to headline West Virginia GOP annual dinner
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 days ago
Boxer. Fiorina was hired as CEO of Hewlett-Packard in 1999 and fired six years later after leading a major merger with Compaq and laying off 30,000 workers. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Fiorina to headline West Virginia GOP annual dinner2010 Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in California, but lost to Democratic S
Fiorina to headline West Virginia GOP annual dinner
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
2010 Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in California, but lost to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer. Fiorina was hired as CEO of Hewlett-Packard in 1999 and fired six years later after leading a major merger with Compaq and laying off 30,000 wo... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Dell + EMC: History Is Madeusing a process initially developed by IBM. One of the most painful mergers I
Dell + EMC: History Is Made
E-Commerce Times / Posted 12 days ago
using a process initially developed by IBM. One of the most painful mergers I was involved with was the one between HP and Compaq -- which I aggressively tried to kill, fearing neither firm would survive it intact. It was completed, but the cost in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Berkeley filmmaker shines spotlight on ‘Silicon Cowboys’directed by Berkeley filmmaker Jason Cohen, tells the story of Rod Canion, Jim
Berkeley filmmaker shines spotlight on ‘Silicon Cowboys’
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
directed by Berkeley filmmaker Jason Cohen, tells the story of Rod Canion, Jim Harris and Bill Murto, co-founders of Compaq Computer Corp., the upstart company that redefined the concept of early portable computers. Launched in 1982 over... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: It's a big week for the Beatles (and the iPhone)summer in eight of the central bank's 12 U.S. districts. The findings represent
California Inc.: It's a big week for the Beatles (and the iPhone)
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
summer in eight of the central bank's 12 U.S. districts. The findings represent a slowdown. New flicks: Documentaries on Compaq Computer, the changing finances of higher education and the Beatles debut in L.A. theaters this week. Ron Howard’s... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
From the Desk: Remembering 9/11lady, covered some stories for me as a freelancer in her hometown of Abington,
From the Desk: Remembering 9/11
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 14 days ago
lady, covered some stories for me as a freelancer in her hometown of Abington, Massachusetts. Her husband Jeffrey, a Compaq executive, was on one of the planes that struck the World Trade Center. She became active in the 9/11 survivors and... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Analysts like Dell’s post-EMC prospects, but not so much HPE’sspiral began 15 years ago when former CEO Carly Fiorina failed to acquire Price
Analysts like Dell’s post-EMC prospects, but not so much HPE’s
SiliconANGLE / Posted 15 days ago
spiral began 15 years ago when former CEO Carly Fiorina failed to acquire PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and had to settle for Compaq Computer Corp. Then it spent nearly $14 billion to buy Electronic Data Systems Corp., which Vellante bluntly terms “a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
From feed store to basketball arena, Lakewood Church ministers to city of second chancesmore than 50,000. Its annual operating budget soared to $90 million. In 2005, t
From feed store to basketball arena, Lakewood Church ministers to city of second chances
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
more than 50,000. Its annual operating budget soared to $90 million. In 2005, the church moved to the remodeled 16,000-seat Compaq Center. "I was very accustomed to being behind the scenes. I liked being behind the scenes. I'm not a big extrovert,... Read more
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Salon.com
The Fast and Furious fall of HP — Why Meg Whitman is breaking the one-time symbol of Silicon Valley into piecesupended by the rise of mobile smartphones, tablets and cloud-based social-netwo
The Fast and Furious fall of HP — Why Meg Whitman is breaking the one-time symbol of Silicon Valley into pieces
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
upended by the rise of mobile smartphones, tablets and cloud-based social-networking services, Hewlett-Packard merged with Compaq in 2001 and dove into clunky Windows-based pocket PCs (remember those?). Last year, after quarters of falling... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Family thinks new Samsung phone destroyed their Jeephad to recall nearly 50,000 of its computers just three months ago. The June re
Family thinks new Samsung phone destroyed their Jeep
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
had to recall nearly 50,000 of its computers just three months ago. The June recall covers several models of HP and Compaq computers. Several Tesla cars, including the 2013 Model S have caught fire, leading the automaker to strengthen the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Family claims phone said Jeep exploded, set vehicle on firehad to recall nearly 50,000 of its computers just three months ago. The June re
Family claims phone said Jeep exploded, set vehicle on fire
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
had to recall nearly 50,000 of its computers just three months ago. The June recall covers several models of HP and Compaq computers. Several Tesla cars, including the 2013 Model S have caught fire, leading the automaker to strengthen the... Read more
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BBC News
Hewlett-Packard to cut up to 30,000 jobs as it plans splitas Silicon Valley. Its fortunes started to decline with a series of expensive
Hewlett-Packard to cut up to 30,000 jobs as it plans split
BBC News / Posted 18 days ago
as Silicon Valley. Its fortunes started to decline with a series of expensive and much criticised acquisitions including Compaq for $25bn in 2002, consultants EDS for $14bn in 2008 and Autonomy for $11bn in 2011. In 2012 it lost its position as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How Houston dealt with the oil bust in the '80sleading oil and machinery services. The Texas Medical Center was largely untou
How Houston dealt with the oil bust in the '80s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
leading oil and machinery services. The Texas Medical Center was largely untouched – people always need medical care – and Compaq computers continued to innovate. A windfall from an increase in gas taxes helped Houston build more freeways, which we... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
How Houston dealt with the oil bust in the '80sleading oil and machinery services. The Texas Medical Center was largely untou
How Houston dealt with the oil bust in the '80s
Houston Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
leading oil and machinery services. The Texas Medical Center was largely untouched – people always need medical care – and Compaq computers continued to innovate. A windfall from an increase in gas taxes helped Houston build more freeways, which we... Read more
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USA Today
Incremental Apple should 'swing for the fences'positive — is that it might not have a headphone jack. “Apple should heed the
Incremental Apple should 'swing for the fences'
USA Today / Posted 20 days ago
positive — is that it might not have a headphone jack. “Apple should heed the examples of BlackBerry, Sun Microsystems and Compaq Computer,” he says. “There’s a long trail of bodies that forgot to keep innovating to keep market leadership. The... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Pencuri tiga beranakduduk penumpang hadapan. Polis yang melakukan pemeriksaan lanjut dalam kendera
Pencuri tiga beranak
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
duduk penumpang hadapan. Polis yang melakukan pemeriksaan lanjut dalam kenderaan itu menjumpai sebuah komputer riba jenama Compaq yang dipegang wanita terbabit. “Ketika disoal siasat mendapati komputer riba itu merupakan barang curi. Justeru,... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Dell + EMC: History Is Madeusing a process initially developed by IBM. One of the most painful mergers I
Dell + EMC: History Is Made
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 20 days ago
using a process initially developed by IBM. One of the most painful mergers I was involved with was the one between HP and Compaq -- which I aggressively tried to kill, fearing neither firm would survive it intact. It was completed, but the cost in... Read more
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The China Post
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsungreopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERI
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsung
The China Post / Posted 21 days ago
reopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERIES In June HP recalled nearly 50,000 HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion computers after seven reports of battery packs overheating,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Samsungs, Teslas and hoverboards: Why lithium-ion batteries go up in flamesin use worldwide mean there have been several newsworthy failures over time. I
Samsungs, Teslas and hoverboards: Why lithium-ion batteries go up in flames
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
in use worldwide mean there have been several newsworthy failures over time. In June, HP issued a recall for some HP and Compaq laptop computer after it was found that their battery packs could overhead. Self-balancing hoverboards powered by... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsungreopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERI
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsung
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 days ago
reopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERIES In June HP recalled nearly 50,000 HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion computers after seven reports of battery packs overheating,... Read more
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USA Today
Lithium-ion problem isn't unique to Samsungin use worldwide mean there have been several newsworthy failures over time. I
Lithium-ion problem isn't unique to Samsung
USA Today / Posted 23 days ago
in use worldwide mean there have been several newsworthy failures over time. In June, HP issued a recall for some HP and Compaq laptop coomputer after it was found that their battery packs could overhead. Self-balancing hoverboards powered by... Read more
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Boston Globe
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsungreopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERI
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsung
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
reopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERIES In June HP recalled nearly 50,000 HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion computers after seven reports of battery packs overheating,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsungreopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERIE
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsung
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 23 days ago
reopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERIES In June HP recalled nearly 50,000 HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion computers after seven reports of battery packs overheating,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsungreopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERI
Halt and catch fire: Battery woes go well beyond Samsung
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
reopened sales this year after passing new fire-safety tests. COMPUTER BATTERIES In June HP recalled nearly 50,000 HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario, and HP Pavilion computers after seven reports of battery packs overheating,... Read more
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CIO
HPE CIO tackles tough 'spin merge' with CSCthe services separation, HPE has seemed anything but focused in recent years. T
HPE CIO tackles tough 'spin merge' with CSC
CIO / Posted 25 days ago
the services separation, HPE has seemed anything but focused in recent years. There have been ill-conceived acquisitions (Compaq, EDS and Autonomy), scandals (pretexting and Mark Hurd) and architecture missteps (such as Itanium). And that's... Read more
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The Register
John Ellenby, British inventor of the first laptop, powers offThe company initially designed portable computers but saw little success, thank
John Ellenby, British inventor of the first laptop, powers off
The Register / Posted 26 days ago
The company initially designed portable computers but saw little success, thanks to competing companies like Osbourne and Compaq selling similar kit for less. But in 1985, the firm released the GRiD Compass 1101, an $8,150 laptop in a form factor... Read more
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The Mercury News
Seven reasons companies put their names on sports stadiumschange of heart — merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where ho
Seven reasons companies put their names on sports stadiums
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
change of heart — merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where hockey's Sharks have played since 2001 in the Compaq Center, HP Pavilion and SAP Center — while never moving from what fans affectionately call "The Shark... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiumschange of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where ho
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiums
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
change of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where hockey’s Sharks have played since 2001 in the Compaq Center, HP Pavilion and SAP Center – while never moving from what fans affectionately call “The Shark... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiumschange of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where ho
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiums
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
change of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where hockey’s Sharks have played since 2001 in the Compaq Center, HP Pavilion and SAP Center – while never moving from what fans affectionately call “The Shark... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiumschange of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where ho
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiums
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 27 days ago
change of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where hockey’s Sharks have played since 2001 in the Compaq Center, HP Pavilion and SAP Center – while never moving from what fans affectionately call “The Shark... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiumschange of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where ho
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiums
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 27 days ago
change of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where hockey’s Sharks have played since 2001 in the Compaq Center, HP Pavilion and SAP Center – while never moving from what fans affectionately call “The Shark... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiumschange of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where ho
7 reasons companies like Banc of California put their names on stadiums
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
change of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where hockey’s Sharks have played since 2001 in the Compaq Center, HP Pavilion and SAP Center – while never moving from what fans affectionately call “The Shark... Read more
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Orange County Register
Marketing: Seven reasons companies put their names on stadiumschange of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where ho
Marketing: Seven reasons companies put their names on stadiums
Orange County Register / Posted 28 days ago
change of heart – merge, rename themselves or go bust. Take San Jose, where hockey’s Sharks have played since 2001 in the Compaq Center, HP Pavilion and SAP Center – while never moving from what fans affectionately call “The Shark... Read more
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heraldscotland
Manufacturing is the "golden thread" for clan plaque maker ScotCrestwith the engine manufacturer in product design and mechanical engineering roles
Manufacturing is the "golden thread" for clan plaque maker ScotCrest
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
with the engine manufacturer in product design and mechanical engineering roles in the west of Scotland. He then joined Compaq Computers for what would be an eventful 13 years. While his time there was professionally rewarding, it was also... Read more
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heraldscotland
Manufacturing is the "golden threat" for clan plaque maker ScotCrestwith the engine manufacturer in product design and mechanical engineering roles
Manufacturing is the "golden threat" for clan plaque maker ScotCrest
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
with the engine manufacturer in product design and mechanical engineering roles in the west of Scotland. He then joined Compaq Computers for what would be an eventful 13 years. While his time there was professionally rewarding, it was also... Read more

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