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5 Tech Observations: 9 February 2015

5 Tech Observations: 9 February 2015

Today's update involves the first Apple Watch apps; Pivotal CEO Paul Maritz making a Hadoop push; Amazon's next cloud data centers; Google's grand ambitions vs Microsoft; a big wireless hardware provider up for sale; and plenty more.

HP's Opportunity & Challenge: 3D Printing Isn't Printing

HP's Opportunity & Challenge: 3D Printing Isn't Printing

HP's 3D printing technology, called Multi Jet Fusion, is coming in 2016. That's great to hear. But here's the challenge: 3D printing has little to do with traditional printer sales, nor is it applicable to the vast majority of HP's existing printer installed base. Here are the challenges and opportunities ahead.

HP Breakup Confirmed: Remind Me, Where's the Growth?

HP Breakup Confirmed: Remind Me, Where's the Growth?

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?