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Judging by the market's initial reaction, PC powerhouse Hewlett-Packard changed its future when it reported its second-quarter earnings earlier this week. However, the actual results might not have been quite as encouraging. The company's quarterly results showed a massive drop in profits, with HP forecasting mixed guidance to boot. However, it also announced significant layoffs as part of its quarterly report. And while the company clearly knows it needs to address the major issues facing the iconic blue chip, are these moves enough to allow it to continue to dominate for years to come? Our technology editor gives his take on HP and its road ahead.
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