Here's a question: If you cut one slow-moving mega-company in half, do you get two fast-moving innovators? Not even Meg Whitman, chief executive of Hewlett-Packard, is promising that.
Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. They are shaking up Silicon Valley's balance of power and, in some cases, even splitting up businesses.
As Galaxy handsets sales continue to slow amid iPhone 6 and budget competition, Samsung says its third-quarter operating profit is estimated to have fallen to the lowest level in more than three years.
PayPal, Apple and others are betting on billions in mobile payments. But so far, trying to use my phone to pay at restaurants and retailers has been frustrating. It's easier just to pull out plastic.
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