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Bank of America CANCELS $5 debit card fee! Finally listens to customers.

2 Nov

 

“We have listened to our customers very closely over the last few weeks and recognize their concern with our proposed debit usage fee,” said David Darnell, Bank of Americas co-chief operating officer. “Our customers voices are most important to us. As a result, we are not currently charging the fee and will not be moving forward with any additional plans to do so.”

via Bank of America drops $5 debit card fee – Nov. 1, 2011.

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FLIP-FLOP! HP announces to keep its PC division! So when’s the next $99 TouchPad??!

27 Oct

“Hopefully this is a beginning of a set of events over the next year that demonstrates the board has a better grip on things,” Forrester analyst Frank Gillett said. “It didnt feel well thought out or well executed in August.

“Separating the PC business would have meant about $1.5 billion in one-time expenses including establishing the infrastructure such as new systems for IT, support, sales and channel operations, a company spokesman said.

The elimination of joint opportunities — such as branding and procurement — would have cost HP over $1 billion annually, he said.

Some of the alternatives that HP was previously considering included hiving off the business into a separate company through a spin-off or sale.

via Bottom Line – HP decides to keep PC division.

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