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International Business Times
Why £10m McLaren F1 supercar can't run without a museum-worthy Compaq laptop layout and blistering performance can only be kept road-worthy with the helping
Why £10m McLaren F1 supercar can't run without a museum-worthy Compaq laptop
International Business Times / Posted 2 hours ago
layout and blistering performance can only be kept road-worthy with the helping hand of an enormous, slow, 20-year-old Compaq laptop computer. Running MS-DOS and with a thickness measuring in inches instead of millimetres, the Compaq LTE 5280... Read more
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Auto Spies
Would Apple Be Better Off Buying Tesla And Placing Elon Musk In Charge?Executive Tim Cook is probably one of the most competent operations executives
Would Apple Be Better Off Buying Tesla And Placing Elon Musk In Charge?
Auto Spies / Posted 17 hours ago
Executive Tim Cook is probably one of the most competent operations executives in the industry but is clearly not a technology visionary. Apple needs another Steve Jobs to reinvent itself; otherwise it will join the ranks of... Read more
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Market Watch
Apple should buy Tesla — and make Elon Musk CEOnot a technology visionary. Apple needs another Steve Jobs to reinvent itself;
Apple should buy Tesla — and make Elon Musk CEO
Market Watch / Posted 20 hours ago
not a technology visionary. Apple needs another Steve Jobs to reinvent itself; otherwise it will join the ranks of HP and Compaq. That Steve Jobs may be Elon Musk — who has proven to be the greatest visionary of our times. In the same period... Read more
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Breitbart
Ted Cruz Defends Carly Fiorina’s Outsourcing RecordGOP debate. What Fiorina didn’t note is that much of HP’s employment growth wa
Ted Cruz Defends Carly Fiorina’s Outsourcing Record
Breitbart / Posted 23 hours ago
GOP debate. What Fiorina didn’t note is that much of HP’s employment growth was through acquisitions. In 2001, HP acquired Compaq, adding 64,000 employees, and in 2008 it added EDS, gaining another 139,000. Whether these acquisitions were wise or... Read more
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CBC.ca
Trump represents tough choice for Indiana voterstime as a Fortune 500 CEO who's best remembered for managing the questionable m
Trump represents tough choice for Indiana voters
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
time as a Fortune 500 CEO who's best remembered for managing the questionable merger of her company, Hewlett Packard, with Compaq Computer Corp., a corporate marriage one industry insider likened to "a slow-motion collision between two garbage... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Disrupted' by Dan Lyons is the best book about Silicon Valley today. We talk to the author.and we'll make money? Maybe they were, and I was naive to think that they weren
'Disrupted' by Dan Lyons is the best book about Silicon Valley today. We talk to the author.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
and we'll make money? Maybe they were, and I was naive to think that they weren't. Sevin Rosen, when they were building Compaq, I don't think they were thinking, wow, we'll make a quick buck and scoot out, these computers aren't any good. I... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vivek Wadhwa: Apple and Tesla - a match made in heaven?not a technology visionary. Apple needs another Steve Jobs to reinvent itself o
Vivek Wadhwa: Apple and Tesla - a match made in heaven?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
not a technology visionary. Apple needs another Steve Jobs to reinvent itself otherwise it will join the ranks of HP and Compaq. That Steve Jobs may be Elon Musk -- who has proven to be the greatest visionary of our times. In the same period... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Barbara Boxer: Carly Fiorina Pick Shows Ted Cruz 'Has No Judgment Whatsoever'record when she was at HP and how selfish she is as a human being." Boxer, who
Barbara Boxer: Carly Fiorina Pick Shows Ted Cruz 'Has No Judgment Whatsoever'
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
record when she was at HP and how selfish she is as a human being." Boxer, who is supporting former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) for president, also criticized the choice in a brutal tweet referencing HP's controversial merger with Com... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Ted Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as running mateabout her tenure at Hewlett-Packard, especially regarding her role in the compa
Ted Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as running mate
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
about her tenure at Hewlett-Packard, especially regarding her role in the company’s 2001 merger with Compaq Computer Corp. and the mass layoffs that came with it, further hindered her argument that she was suited to lead the... Read more
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The Hill
Fiorina fires back at Barbara Boxera bad dream.” Fiorina defended her business record Thursday while going after
Fiorina fires back at Barbara Boxer
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
a bad dream.” Fiorina defended her business record Thursday while going after Boxer's own experience. "The merger with Compaq was the most successful merger in high-tech history," Fiorina shot back Thursday. "It saved a company and created... Read more
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Leominster Champion
April 29, 2016refreshments as well. For more information, call (978) 779-5517 or visit www.tr
April 29, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 4 days ago
refreshments as well. For more information, call (978) 779-5517 or visit www.trinitybolton.org. Dance2Swing with the Compaq Big Band (with vocalist Ed Scheer) will be held from 6:45-10:30 p.m. at the Leominster-Fitchburg Lodge of Elks, 134... Read more
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Breitbart
Cruz Picks Nation’s Most Aggressive Champion of Offshoring as Vice Presidenttask moved to India that same year (which caused no layoffs). But HP wanted to
Cruz Picks Nation’s Most Aggressive Champion of Offshoring as Vice President
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
task moved to India that same year (which caused no layoffs). But HP wanted to squeeze 15,000 jobs out of its merger with Compaq, and in November 2002 Huston’s was one. He was 59 and couldn’t afford to retire. His 401(k) was weighted heavily with... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pickSenate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her ten
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pick
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
Senate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her tenure at HP, she led a divisive merger with Compaq and criticism of her leadership of the company was a key focus of Boxer’s effective campaign against Fiorina. Fiorina... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cruz, hoping to revive struggling campaign, taps Fiorina as No. 2from 1999 to 2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company s
Cruz, hoping to revive struggling campaign, taps Fiorina as No. 2
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
from 1999 to 2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a $19 billion merger with Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina’s campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Cruz taps Carly Fiorina as running mateat Hewlett-Packard, where she was hired as CEO in 1999. She was fired six years
Cruz taps Carly Fiorina as running mate
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
at Hewlett-Packard, where she was hired as CEO in 1999. She was fired six years later, after leading a major merger with Compaq and laying off 30,000 workers. Democrats quickly attacked the Cruz-Fiorina alliance. "The best way to describe that... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Barbara Boxer is Not Fan of Cruz-Fiorina Ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one.” That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer is Not Fan of Cruz-Fiorina Ticket
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one.” That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pickSenate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her ten
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pick
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
Senate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her tenure at HP, she led a divisive merger with Compaq and criticism of her leadership of the company was a key focus of Boxer’s effective campaign against Fiorina. Fiorina... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pickSenate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her ten
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pick
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
Senate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her tenure at HP, she led a divisive merger with Compaq and criticism of her leadership of the company was a key focus of Boxer’s effective campaign against Fiorina. Fiorina... Read more
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dna
Last roll of dice? Ted Cruz names Carly Florina as running mate to rejuvenate sagging campaignfrom 1999 to 2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company s
Last roll of dice? Ted Cruz names Carly Florina as running mate to rejuvenate sagging campaign
dna / Posted 5 days ago
from 1999 to 2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a $19 billion merger with Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pickSenate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her ten
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as VP pick
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
Senate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her tenure at HP, she led a divisive merger with Compaq and criticism of her leadership of the company was a key focus of Boxer's effective campaign against Fiorina. Fiorina... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as vice-presidential running mateSenate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her ten
Ted Cruz names Carly Fiorina as vice-presidential running mate
KWGN Denver / Posted 5 days ago
Senate in California in 2010 against Democrat Barbara Boxer. But during her tenure at HP, she led a divisive merger with Compaq and criticism of her leadership of the company was a key focus of Boxer's effective campaign against Fiorina. Fiorina... Read more
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York Daily Record
Cruz picks Fiorina as running matethat she predicted "the latest @CarlyFiorina merger will be as successful as he
Cruz picks Fiorina as running mate
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
that she predicted "the latest @CarlyFiorina merger will be as successful as her last one," referring to the 2002 merger of Compaq and Hewlett-Packard while Fiorina was CEO of the tech company. Democratic National Committee CEO Amy Dacey blasted... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Cruz picks Fiorina as running matethat she predicted "the latest @CarlyFiorina merger will be as successful as he
Cruz picks Fiorina as running mate
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
that she predicted "the latest @CarlyFiorina merger will be as successful as her last one," referring to the 2002 merger of Compaq and Hewlett-Packard while Fiorina was CEO of the tech company. Democratic National Committee CEO Amy Dacey blasted... Read more
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The Sault Star
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
The Sault Star / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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My EastText
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
My EastText / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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Swissinfo
Republican Cruz, hoping to revive struggling campaign, taps Fiorina as No. 2from 1999 to 2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company s
Republican Cruz, hoping to revive struggling campaign, taps Fiorina as No. 2
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
from 1999 to 2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a $19 billion merger with Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer no fan of Cruz-Fiorina ticket
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Chatham Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to d
Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 5 days ago
2005. She was forced to resign amid weak earnings as the company struggled to digest a US$19 billion merger with then-rival Compaq Computer Corp. About 30,000 layoffs took place during her tenure. Fiorina's campaign never took off in the original... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Barbara Boxer is no fan of the Cruz-Fiorina ticketmerger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig
Barbara Boxer is no fan of the Cruz-Fiorina ticket
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 5 days ago
merger will be as successful as her last one." That tweet appears to be a dig at the rough merger between HP and Compaq that occurred during her tenure, which resulted in tens of thousands of employees being laid off, jobs being sent... Read more
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