Tech Giant Hp To Slash 27,000 Jobs By 2014

Meg Whitman

Hewlett-Packard Co., the world’s largest PC maker, will cut 27,000 jobs, or about 8 percent of its staff, by 2014 to bring down costs and make the company more competitive in a changing marketplace.

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