The baseball season is upon us and the Houston Astros
have opened with their worst start since 1983. At 3-9, things may be looking a
bit bleak for the hometown heroes. However several sportswriters have pointed
out that the 1983 team ended up with a winning record, at 85-77. Things may be
purchase of Palm for $1.2 billion seems too little too late for HP
to compete in the smart phone market? As the largest manufacturer of
computers in the world it does seem like HP should be in the smart phone
market, and yet few people realize that HP already sells the iPaq which...
Google demonstrated its new
entertainment hub for TV with a browser which includes a joint effort with Sony, Intel and Logitech . As part of the
explained that "Google TV is a new experience made for television
that combines the TV you know and love with the freedom and power...
On June 8th I attended Mashable
and CNN's conference about the intersection of digital media, news,
and entertainment. Among other notable presentations was CNN's medical
correspondent Dr. Sanjay Guptap's (renowned neurosurgeon) interview of
Mashable's founder Pete Cashmore and CNN...
PALO ALTO, Calif. - (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. said Monday that it has agreed in principle to settle a lawsuit by the Department of Justice, which alleged that HP and other technology companies paid kickbacks to Accenture PLC in exchange for recommendations for government work. HP denied "engaging...
On Friday, Hewlett-Packard fired its CEO because he
violated the company's code of conduct. Mark Hurd had submitted inaccurate
That sounds like a good message from the Board. Anyone
can be fired for violating the code.
However, Mr. Hurd was given a severance package that...
SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. is suing the chief executive it ousted last month, Mark Hurd, to stop him from taking a top job at rival Oracle Corp. The lawsuit , filed Tuesday in a California state court, came a day after Oracle hired Hurd as co-president. . . . Full version available to lexis...
One of the more enjoyable aspects of a baseball
season is its length. The fortunes of a team can ebb and flow over the course
of a 162 games season. So even if a team starts out abysmally, it can pick
things up over the course of the spring and summer and give some hope to the
team in September and...
SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. reached a settlement Monday with its former CEO that requires him to relinquish about $14 million in stock in exchange for the all-clear to work for rival Oracle Corp. The truce ends two weeks of uncertainty over whether HP, the world's biggest technology...
SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. has sued its friend-turned-foe Oracle Corp. in another sign of how badly the relationship between the information technology big shots has frayed. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court, accuses Oracle of behaving illegally in deciding...
Scientist reports that HP may use the Autonomy
pattern-recognition eDiscovery tool to develop a new search engine which would
work in tandem with HP's text-based search. The report
includes this example :
ability to point your phone at an image and having it return web links,...
As reported by Karin Matussek of Bloomberg News yesterday three former Hewlett-Packard (HP) managers were charged in Germany in a corruption investigation over improper payments made to win a €35 million ($45 million) sale of computers to Russia about nine years ago. One of the ex-managers charged...
The charging last week of three former Hewlett-Packard (HP) employees in Germany reminded me of some of the interesting underlying facts of the case. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has reported that at least one witness has said that the transactions in question were internally approved by HP through...