HP faces expanded civil lawsuit in spying case

A shareholder lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard (HP) for attempting to spy on board members and reporters has been expanded to include charges of insider stock trading.

Written by Grant Gross01 Dec. 06 08:40

Report: Plea talks in HP case, new director named

Defense and prosecution attorneys in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) spying case are scheduled to meet with the presiding judge Dec. 4 to discuss possible plea bargains, the San Jose Mercury News reported Saturday.

Written by Robert Mullins20 Nov. 06 13:43

Hurd says vacant board seats not yet filled

Hewlett-Packard Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd says the company is still in the process of refilling empty seats on its board caused by resignations related to the company's spying scandal.

Written by Robert Mullins17 Nov. 06 10:39

Patricia Dunn pleads not guilty in HP case

Patricia Dunn, the former chairman of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning local time to four felony charges related to the HP board spying scandal.

Written by Robert Mullins16 Nov. 06 07:01

Telstra launches mobile workforce app

Telstra has started offering a location-based mobile workforce management solution that enables companies to automate employee timesheets, and to monitor job activity and physical location in real time.

Written by Rodney Gedda03 Nov. 06 12:27

Moon takes the reins at AIIA

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has replaced outgoing CEO, Rob Durie, with former Manpower director of recruitment, Sheryle Moon, who will take over the role immediately.

Written by Michael Crawford03 Nov. 06 12:07

Government recordkeeping failing

An audit of Australian government agencies has found standards around digital and physical recordkeeping lacking, with each agency audited failing to manage an electronic corporate recordkeeping system in accordance with established policy.

Written by Michael Crawford31 Oct. 06 14:12

Sensor net deployed in flood warning study

Researchers in the United Kingdom are deploying a trial network of wireless sensors intended to help predict river flooding.

Written by John Cox27 Oct. 06 23:33

Workshare extends content security

Workshare this week unveiled software designed to help companies keep sensitive information from being copied or distributed without authorization via portable devices.

Written by Ann Bednarz27 Oct. 06 16:03

Competitors bicker over Vista's security features

The Vista Kernal Patch Protection feature, known as PatchGuard, is intended by Microsoft to prevent modifying system structures for purpose of intercepting system calls, said Bruce McCorkendale, Symantec's distinguished engineer.

Written by Ellen Messmer26 Oct. 06 19:01

Government ticks security checklist for business

The Department of Communication, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) this week began a week-long campaign to protect business and online users against Internet threats.

Written by Michael Crawford24 Oct. 06 07:59

EXCOM's ITIL offering to cope with 'sleeping giant'

EXCOM Education, in conjunction with ITIL experts Contactability, has launched a suite of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) training courses to cope with an increasing demand for ITIL certifications in the Australian market.

Written by Liz Tay23 Oct. 06 09:45

ICT research gets $20 million funding boost

National ICT Australia (NICTA) opened a new research laboratory in Victoria today with the sole aim of investigating ICT as an enabling technology and commercializing telecommunications, information technology and life sciences.

Written by Michael Crawford20 Oct. 06 12:46

Letter warns of open source 'threat to eco-system'

A leaked letter to the European Commission has revealed the extent of lobbying by proprietary software groups to prevent the widespread adoption of open-source software.

Written by Matthew Broersma17 Oct. 06 08:40

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
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