Hewlett-Packard to split business

Hewlett-Packard is poised to become the latest technology firm to split into two entities by separating its computer and printer businesses from its corporate hardware and services operation, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

The Journal reported on its website that the California company could announce the split as early as Monday, citing individuals familiar with the matter.

The move follows a trend of technology firms and other corporations splitting their businesses into separate companies, based on the belief that tightly focused firms perform better, the Journal reported.
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