A Dying Dow Stock Tries to Tap Into This Big-Time Growth Market


Former innovation superpower Hewlett-Packard has fallen on hard times lately, a fact its recent earnings announcement only helped to underscore. Now in an effort (not the first) to break into the booming smartphone and tablet market, HP recently announced it was in need of some serious rebranding for one of its least successful acquisitions to date. But technology editor Andrew Tonner informs Fools that this could be a potential failure. Watch the video below to find out more.

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