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Over the last six months, the Houston-based PC giant has seen its CEO and CFO resign; its profits wane and its stock value plummet; its PC market share continue to erode, and its expensive mergers ruffle feathers and force layoffs.
A seller's negotiating team plays the "heavy" in the bargaining sessions, letting them ruffle feathers.
And he claimed the president was not "nambypamby" about expressing his views, adding: "Maybe he'll ruffle feathers - there's no question that maybe some feathers were ruffled.
30pm ACTRESS and chef Lisa Faulkner makes her debut in Albert Square tonight when she rocks up to ruffle feathers as businesswoman Fi Browning.