HP Trivia



#5

I was somewhat surprised the other day to find out that of the nine HP calcs I own, the HP-33S does not have the brand name "Hewlett.Packard" anywhere on it!

tm


#6

Yes, I've noticed that too. In the old days, HP was proud to spell out the name on their fine machines.

These days...well...


Hal :/


#7

Just like others, IBM, AT&T,..., they have gone the acronym route. Less syllables.

#8

Since the battle over the Compaq merger, in which board member David Packard vehemently opposed the merger, they've been repositioning themselves as just "HP", downplaying the names of the founders.


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