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The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) announces a first quarter loss from continuing operations at $376 million, and an adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of $133 million, with operating income of $43 million.

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Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): The creative designs for many recent ultrabooks could be changing the form factor in the computer industry and also reconfiguring the relationships between brand sellers, system makers, and component vendors, reports Digitimes.

JPMorgan Chase & Company’s (NYSE:JPM) chief media sector officer, Harry Hampson, has been chosen to lead the company’s Financial Sponsors Group, replacing Karen Simon, says an internal memo seen by Reuters. Since 2002, Hampson has led JP Morgan’s Europe, Middle East and Africa tech, media and telecoms team.

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Motorola (NASDAQ:GOOG) see their requests for summary judgment in their two-year dispute denied by a judge in Seattle. A deadline of November 19th has been set for a voluntary resolution of the license agreement issue, and the matter will go to trial if it remains unsettled by that date.

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