Looks like one of the industry leaders in personal computer sales is looking to spin off its pc business. A report at Bloomberg states that HP is focusing on software and enterprise services in the future and they are acquiring Autonomy, the second largest software company in the UK for approximately 10 billion dollars.
PC’s are becoming less relevant, and less profitable. The shift from pc’s to portable devices is coming faster and faster, and is not particularly good news for those of us who rely on the computing power that desktops can provide. I’m just glad that I build my own, and that components are still readily available.