Some of the tech sector's ailing giants have been freely handing out pink slips over the past several years, with varying degrees of success.
HP has done multiple rounds of deep job cuts over the past decade. The last major one took place in 2010, when then-CEO Mark Hurd axed 9,000 positions, but hiring and acquisitions quickly ran HP's headcount right back up. Get ready for another major cull: HP is preparing to announce this week a cut of another 25,000 or so workers.
None of that has halted HP's dramatic