Stories by Robert McMillan and Stacy Cowley

HP's Darwin continues to evolve

While this month's dismissal of former Chief Executive Officer Carly Fiorina has cast some doubt over the future of all of HP's strategic plans, its technology and services offerings for big customers, key to doing battle with archrival IBM, are likely to come under special scrutiny.

Liberty Alliance holdout IBM ends resistance

IBM has become the latest company to join the Liberty Alliance, a global consortium aimed at developing standards for managing user identities. IBM joins Oracle and Intel as a backer of the effort, which Sun Microsystems leads.