IE lead dwindles
IE 7 still dominates the market; IE 6 has 18.4% and the new IE 8 has 1.83%. Firefox 2 and Safari 3.1 and 3.2 have small leads on IE 8.
HP pats self on back for environmental progress
Hewlett-Packard gave itself high marks for setting and meeting environmental goals last year. The company said it recycled more than 1.7 billion pounds of electronic products and reused 3.5 million hardware units weighing 75 million pounds in 2008, according to a release posted to the company's website. It also qualified for the Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay logo program to cut fuel use, greenhouse gases and other emissions. And the HP Deskjet D2545 printer is made almost entirely (83%) from recycled plastics.
Salem takes reins at Symantec
Enrique Salem is now officially president and CEO of Symantec Corp., succeeding John Thompson as planned. Salem has held a variety of senior management roles at the security software giant.
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