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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): Vendors are attempting to control prices by reducing costs of components, according to DigiTimes research, the results of which will likely drop the proportion of untrabooks equipped with solid state drives to 56 percent in the second quarter, down from 86 percent in the previous quarter.

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International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) is likely to report the creation of several hundred new jobs at a new international services center at Mulhddart, Dublin, according to Independent.ie, as IBM’s global services integration hub will probably be housed there.

Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT) announces that the Internal Revenue Service affirms that the spinoff of its grocery division will be tax-free, and that the split is still on track for before the end of 2012.

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