Today's update involves a new M&A leader to watch; deeper details on HP's breakup; the Spark vs Hadoop for big data debate; and plenty more to start your day.
Good morning, I.T. entrepreneurs. Today's update covers a big cloud encryption venture deal; Microsoft PowerPoint's fast-emerging rival (it ain't Google or Apple); staff talent testing with Smarterer; and more.
The rumors are back. Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) plans to break up into two companies -- one focused on enterprise IT solutions, the other focused on PCs and printers, according to The Wall Street Journal. But whether HP remains one company or splits into two, the key question for Current CEO Meg Whitman remains: Where's the growth?