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  • Sexual harrassment scandal: where does HP go from here?

    Departing HP CEO Mark Hurd managed to bring HP from the brink of collapse and restore respect for the HP brand in only five years. Forced to resign as a result of a sexual harassment scandal, Hurd takes with him his vision for the future of HP, leaving his successor to figure out how to put the pieces of the puzzle together and continue to build on the momentum Hurd has built.

    Written by Tony Bradley09 Aug. 10 05:27
  • Cloud Computing Is No Y2K Bonanza for IT Consulting Industry

    The liberating and game-changing effects of cloud computing on today's IT shops cannot be overstated: On the fly, it seems, CIOs and their staffs are reprioritizing application-portfolio strategies, rearchitecting systems roadmaps, rethinking vendor contracts and much more. Prices may have dropped, but strategic IT planning is still as relevant as ever.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum04 Aug. 10 04:38
  • Slideshow: The Plastiki arrives in Sydney

    With David de Rothschild and his crew arriving in Sydney this week after sailing the boat Plastiki from San Fransisco, we take a look at the technology behind the boat made from 12,500 plastic bottles.

    Written by Lisa Banks30 July 10 10:41
  • HP launches virtualisation security solutions

    HP has launched a new high-performance security solution aimed at preventing breaches to converged infrastructure in both the physical and virtual space.

    Written by Lisa Banks30 June 10 10:38
  • HP buys Melodeo

    Hewlett-Packard confirmed on Wednesday that it had acquired Melodeo, its second recent acquisition in the mobile market.

    Written by Nancy Gohring24 June 10 09:25
  • HP partners with Yahoo for targeted advertisements

    Hewlett-Packard plans to use Yahoo's advertising network in a pilot program that will deliver targeted advertisements for content printed with its latest line of Web-connected printers.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk17 June 10 04:07
  • HP targets hybrid IT environments

    HP is kicking off its Software Universe 2010 show by unveiling a raft of new and upgraded products designed to simplify management of virtualized environments and cloud-based services.

    Written by Ann Bednarz16 June 10 04:23
  • HP automates secure access to data for application testing

    HP on Tuesday will introduce application testing software based on the company's database archiving technology that enables the use of production data for testing while also protecting that data.

    Written by Paul Krill16 June 10 03:10
  • Mass Web attack hits Wall Street Journal, Jerusalem Post

    Internet users have been hit by a widespread Web attack that has compromised thousands of Web sites, including Web pages belonging to the Wall Street Journal and the Jerusalem Post.

    Written by Robert McMillan10 June 10 08:37
  • HP enables remote printing via an e-mail address

    Forthcoming Hewlett-Packard printers that are priced at more than $US99 will let users print remotely using mobile phones and other wireless devices, without needing a traditional PC, the company announced on Monday.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk08 June 10 04:52
  • Fortinet & HP Partner To Launch UTM In A Switch

    HP Networking and Fortinet, as part of the HP One alliance, have forged a partnership to launch UTM in a switch under the FortiGate One brand. As part of the alliance, certain specified range of HP switches can be loaded with Forti OS, a version of the software used in Fortinet UTM appliances, extending their capabilities to include the functionality of a UTM.

    Written by Tasneem Balapurwala01 June 10 02:23
  • Palm UI VP defects to Google

    Matias Duarte, formerly vice president of human interface and user experience at Palm, has left to take a job with Google, marking one of the first defections since Hewlett-Packard announced plans to buy the struggling phone maker.

    Written by Nancy Gohring28 May 10 10:49
  • Juniper seeks to out-virtualize Cisco in data centers

    Juniper Networks' <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/051710-juniper-collapses-data-center.html">announcement</a> this week of switches and routers designed to flatten and simplify legacy networks is the latest sign that this company has no intention of backing off in the face of ever stiffer data center competition from Cisco, HP and others.

    Written by Jim Duffy21 May 10 07:31
  • HP reports solid quarter on strong PC and server sales

    Hewlett-Packard reported solid results for its second quarter as strong growth in PC and x86 server sales helped offset an unremarkable quarter for its services business.

    Written by James Niccolai19 May 10 07:11