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Video: The Byte - HP merger, iPad heat, IBM software, Google's Chrome

HP announced the merger of its Imaging and Printing Group and its Personal Systems Group in what it called an effort to drive profitable growth for the entire company. IDC predicts printer sales to grow 1-2 percent in the next few years while the PC market about 5 percent. See HP confirms merger of PC, printer businesses

Apple has denied overheating concerns on the new iPad, saying the product operates well within thermal specifications. Engineers at Consumer reports recorded temperatures as high as 116 degrees Fahrenheit, or 46 Celsius on the front and back wall of the iPad while plugged in and playing a game. See New iPad has overheating problem

IBM unveiled packages of services and software to help organizations analyze their data for profit and improved efficiency. They go beyond generic analysis software to address three different specific tasks: detecting financial fraud, predicting consumer behavior and estimating financial risk. See IBM unveils new analysis packages

Google's Chrome browser overtook Internet Explorer, all versions combined, to become the number one browser for a single day over the weekend. By Monday, when many Internet users returned to work, Chrome fell behind IE again. This is the first time Chrome took first place, according to StatCounter. See Chrome's trumping of Internet Explorer could herald things to come


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