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  • HP will make Windows 8 tablets, no WebOS plans yet

     
    Hewlett-Packard announced Thursday that it has decided to keep its PC business after considering a possible spinoff of its "personal services group." Later, HP executives said that the company will produce Windows 8 tablets, but that WebOS' future is...
  • Hewlett-Packard decides to stay in the PC business

     
    Hewlett-Packard computers: Tech giant Hewlett-Packard is going to remain in the personal computer business after all. New CEO Meg Whitman said Thursday that after a "strategic review" HP would indeed stay in the PC business....
  • ING's Plan To Spin Off Insurance Units Raises Branding Concerns

    When ING Group bought Aetna's financial services business nine years ago, not many in the Hartford area — or elsewhere in the country, for that matter — had ever heard of the Dutch financial services company. After tens of millions spent on...
  • TNT/TBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'The Closer' spin-off in works

    TNT/TBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'The Closer' spin-off in works
    With the final season of "The Closer" approaching TNT announced Wednesday that it will launch a spin-off called "Major Crimes" starring Mary McDonnell as Capt. Raydor, who was often butting heads with Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra...
  • From submarines to sculptures, turning real life digital

    From submarines to sculptures, turning real life digital
    Bit by bit, Michael Raphael's company is digitizing the real world. Direct Dimensions, the Owings Mills firm he founded, scans items, buildings and even people and turns the results into 3-D computerized models. It has trained its equipment on everything...
  • "The Office:" The End....Now What?

     
    Turns out "The Office" not only turns out pretty darned brilliant finales - like Toby's exit, of last week - but manages to inspire first-rate parodies too. (I'm not sure what that means, but it means something.) Yes, I've......
  • 'Jersey Shore' spinoffs multiply: Snooki, JWoww are moving in together [Poll]

     
    "Jersey Shore's" Snooki and JWoww are moving in together! JWoww and Snooki will have a 'Jersey Shore' spin-off show together. The ultra-tan duo has said MTV is working on a spin-off project for the girls. Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWoww" Farley...
  • MTV goes spin-off crazy with three 'Jersey Shore' castmembers

     
    MTV greenlights two "Jersey Shore" spin-offs; both are expected to debut in 2012....
  • 'NCIS' creator Don Bellisario sues CBS over 'NCIS: Los Angeles'

     
    The creator of "NCIS" thinks he's being ripped off by CBS. Don Bellisario, who was fired in 2007 from his job as executive producer of "NCIS," filed a suit in California Superior Court in Los Angeles arguing that the network......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Push To Privatize.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. After some unbelievable technical snafus this morning involving routers, wires and, strangely, a Blu-Ray copy of the 1980s Sylvester Stallone vehicle "Cobra," (that Brigitte Nielsen really does jinx everything she...
  • Sears to spin off Orchard Supply Hardware chain

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Sears Holdings Corp. plans to spin off its home improvement unit, Orchard Supply Hardware, as a separate publicly traded company, the department store giant said Thursday. Known......