House panel on HP scandal adds second day of hearings

The US House of Representatives Subcommittee looking into the HP boardroom spying scandal has added a second day of hearings and issued subpoenas for some witnesses.

Written by Robert Mullins26 Sept. 06 08:20

Chamber of commerce urges airports to accommodate laptops

ABL State Chamber has sent an open letter to the Federal Minister for Transport, Warren Truss, and the CEOs of Australian airlines seeking urgent storage provisions for laptops on planes.

Written by Darren Pauli25 Sept. 06 15:40

HP lawyer gives blow-by-blow of leak probe

An attorney hired by Hewlett-Packard to investigate the conduct of HP and outside investigators has provided new details of his firm's investigation of news leaks from the HP board.

Written by Robert Mullins25 Sept. 06 08:05

Dunn steps down from HP board

Hewlett-Packard CEO and President Mark Hurd late Friday said HP Board Chairman Patricia Dunn is stepping down immediately from the board as the company continues an investigation into past efforts to plug corporate leaks.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau and Ken Mingis25 Sept. 06 07:04

SEC broadens probe of HP

Hewlett-Packard has entered into mutual agreements with two former directors caught up in the board spying scandal not to file lawsuits over the dispute.

Written by Robert Mullins22 Sept. 06 13:05

Procurement professionals push innovation

Innovation and procurement is the theme of this year's Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) conference to be held in Melbourne next month.

Written by Natasha Jayasinghe22 Sept. 06 08:54

Report: Hurd knew of planned deception campaign

Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark Hurd knew of plans for a disinformation campaign designed to find the source of leaks from boardroom discussions, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

Written by Steven Schwankert22 Sept. 06 08:47

National museum halves payroll processing time

The National Museum of Australia has installed a new human resources information system (HRIS) which has reduced payroll processing by more than 50 percent.

Written by Natasha Jayasinghe21 Sept. 06 16:17

HP turns over thousands of documents to House panel

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has turned over thousands of documents to a U.S. House subcommittee investigating methods the company used to find out who was leaking company information to the media, a subcommittee spokesman said Monday.

Written by Robert Mullins20 Sept. 06 14:20

AusCERT wins Whole-of-Government contract

Federal Attorney-General Philip Ruddock has inked a whole-of-government subscription deal with AusCERT for commonwealth agencies.

Written by Michael Crawford18 Sept. 06 10:42

House Panel on pretexting asks HP officials to testify

Several people connected to the Hewlett-Packard (HP) board scandal have been invited to testify at a U.S. House subcommittee hearing Sept. 28 on the issue of pretexting to get confidential phone records.

Written by Robert Mullins18 Sept. 06 08:21

HP's Dunn, Keyworth to step down

In a day of executive shakeups, Hewlett-Packard (HP) Tuesday announced that Patricia Dunn, the company's embattled chairman, will be relieved of those duties after the board's Jan. 18, 2007, meeting, but will continue as a director. Meanwhile, board member George Keyworth has resigned, effective immediately.

Written by Nancy Weil and Marc Ferranti13 Sept. 06 07:36

HP board to meet, discuss phone scandal

Hewlett-Packard's board of directors took no action at a special Sunday meeting and will reconvene late Monday to continue discussions about the scandal that has occupied the company over the past week.

Written by Robert Mullins11 Sept. 06 12:42

Lack of awareness stalling SOA uptake in Asia

Despite all the hype surrounding service oriented architecture (SOA), Australian IT executives are still grappling with this new concept and struggling to understand how it fits within their enterprise.

Written by Sandra Rossi05 Sept. 06 08:14

Microsoft MD to chair govt ICT advisory board

The Department of Communications Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) has revised the Ministerial ICT advisory board which will now have Microsoft Australia's managing director Steve Vamos as its chairman.

Written by Rodney Gedda31 Aug. 06 15:55

Linux desktops sneak into NSW education

Despite a lacklustre policy towards Linux in schools, the NSW Department of Education will be dealing with more open source desktops as pilot projects begin across the state.

Written by Rodney Gedda31 Aug. 06 12:10

Vietnam's Communist Party gets help from Intel

The Vietnamese Communist Party's decision to move its computer systems to open-source software got a boost on Friday from Intel, the world's largest chip maker.

Written by Sumner Lemon28 Aug. 06 10:27

IT managers support keylogs to monitor staff

Australian IT managers last week came out in support of the use of keylogging software to monitor staff access to customer records after Centrelink admitted it had been undertaking employee surveillance for the past year.

Written by Michael Crawford28 Aug. 06 07:00

Curiosity draws 200 to enterprise Linux roadshow

In a sign that Novell's new lease on life is garnering interest, some 200 people attended the Sydney leg of Novell's national Suse Linux Enterprise roadshow today.

Written by Rodney Gedda24 Aug. 06 14:12
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