Meg Whitman, the current president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, will lead one of the two companies the tech giant is creating by dividing its corporate services and printing/PC units. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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EBay announced it will split from the payments service PayPal, forming two independently traded companies beginning in 2015. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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