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Hewlett-Packard co-founder considered in renaming of Palo Alto middle school

At next Wednesday’s Palo Alto Unified School District Board meeting, two names will be recommended to replace the names of Jordan Middle School and Terman Middle School, respectively. Among the nine finalists, which include seven deceased individuals and two geographic landmarks, are William Hewlett ’39, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, and Ellen Fletcher, former Palo Alto city councilwoman.

iPad Competitor Gets Tough Criticism

If you want to join in on the tablet action but refuse to give Big Brother Apple any of your hard earned moolah, your alternatives might be slim at the moment. According to Wired Gadget Lab, a Mexican blog got some hands on time with HP’s iPad competitor — called the Slate — and was…