HP hires Ethics and Compliance Officer

Hewlett-Packard is hiring a chief ethics and compliance officer to make sure its businesses practices, sullied by a boardroom spying scandal, remain on the straight and narrow.

Written by Robert Mullins13 Oct. 06 09:34

U.S. military to test IBM's translation in Iraq

The U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) will deploy IBM's speech-to-speech translation software to help U.S. forces serving in Iraq better communicate with local security forces and Iraqi citizens.

Written by China Martens13 Oct. 06 09:24

Forrester: HP image takes a hit over boardroom scandal

The perception of Hewlett-Packard by other companies has suffered somewhat as a result of HP's boardroom scandal, according to a survey by Forrester Research. But only a few HP customers said the controversy would affect their purchasing plans.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau13 Oct. 06 08:08

Federal government increases research grants to states

The federal government yesterday made available $365 million in funding to all states and territory governments for a host of projects including the creation of swimming microrobots, antivenoms from jellyfish and galactic mapping of distant eight billion year old universes.

Written by Darren Pauli12 Oct. 06 09:13

HP snoops plead not guilty in pretexting case

The three private investigators charged in Hewlett-Packard's spying scandal have pleaded not guilty to felony charges in the affair.

Written by Robert McMillan11 Oct. 06 11:14

HP scandal moves to criminal court

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer late last week filed felony charges against former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn, a former HP legal counsel and three private investigators for their alleged roles in the company's boardroom leak scandal.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 Oct. 06 12:00

T3 prospectus released

The prospectus for the sale of the third tranche of Telstra shares, known as T3, was released yesterday.

Written by Computerworld Staff10 Oct. 06 09:15

HP's Dunn, Fiorina blame Perkins for downfall

Former Hewlett-Packard chairmen Patricia Dunn and Carly Fiorina each cited board member Thomas Perkins as an instigator behind their ousters from the technology company, according to interviews the two gave on a U.S. TV news program Sunday night.

Written by Robert Mullins10 Oct. 06 08:50

HP's email tracer in widespread use

The tracer software that Hewlett-Packard investigators used to try to sniff out boardroom leaks sounded like it had been ripped from the pages of a bad science-fiction novel. That is, until the company began talking about it in detail at a congressional probe into the spying scandal.

Written by Robert McMillan10 Oct. 06 08:17

Dunn, Hunsaker face HP charges in court

Former Hewlett-Packard Chairman Patricia Dunn made a brief court appearance Thursday in Santa Clara County, California, to face four state felony charges in the HP boardroom scandal. Superior Court Judge Alfonso Fernandez scheduled her arraignment for Nov. 17, at which she will enter a plea to charges in the case.

Written by Robert Mullins06 Oct. 06 13:07

Dunn, four others, indicted in HP scandal

Ousted Hewlett-Packard Chairman Patricia Dunn, a former company lawyer, and three outside investigators were indicted Wednesday in California on felony charges related to the conduct of an investigation to track down news leaks from the HP board that allegedly broke state law.

Written by Robert Mullins05 Oct. 06 09:24

Danish gov't can save by using Open Office, says study

The Danish government could save around 125 million Danish krone (AUD$28.5 million) over the next five years if it adopted the productivity software instead of upgrading to Microsoft's Office 2007 suite. Doing nothing could save it even more, according to a study by consultancy Rambøll Management A/S.

Written by Peter Sayer05 Oct. 06 08:03

Council upgrades health and safety compliance

After using disparate ad hoc risk management and occupational health and safety procedures, Moree Plains Shire Council opted for a business process management solution.

Written by Darren Pauli05 Oct. 06 07:44

Value of top US gov't IT contracts drops for '07

The value of the top 20 U.S. government IT contracts in fiscal year 2007 will be US$118 billion, less than half the value of the top 20 government IT contracts in 2006, according to a report released Tuesday.

Written by Grant Gross04 Oct. 06 09:37

Users see HP scandal as minor distraction

When John Glaser, CIO at Partners HealthCare System, met with some Hewlett-Packard employees recently in a routine business meeting, HP's boardroom scandal came up.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau03 Oct. 06 08:02

HP's Hurd plans to call leak probe 'a rogue investigation'

When Mark Hurd, the Hewlett-Packard Co. CEO and chairman, testifies before Congress on Thursday, he will call his company's search for the source of boardroom leaks a "rogue investigation" and plans to again express regret for not catching it before it mushroomed into a corporate scandal.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau and Todd R. Weiss29 Sept. 06 16:46

House Issues 5 More Subpoenas in HP Probe

The United States House Energy and Commerce Committee has handed down another five subpoenas to individuals who were potentially involved in Hewlett-Packard's (HP) controversial investigation into the sources of sensitive company information leaked to media outlets, just one day before the committee is set to convene to discuss the ongoing scandal, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Written by CIO Staff29 Sept. 06 16:41
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