A US government panel has asked a corporate ethics lawyer from HP to testify in its September 28 hearing on the company's use of pretexting to spy on journalists, board members and other employees.
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Dell and Symantec launched a joint product Wednesday to control e-mail security and data archiving for small and medium businesses.
A poker-playing robot may help find the answers to some of the most intractable challenges in the business world, such as optimizing e-commerce and auction applications.
Even as PC sales continue double-digit growth, industry revenue is likely to decline 2.5 per cent to $US198.5 billion in 2006, according to a forecast released by Gartner. Worldwide PC shipments are scheduled to rise 10.5 per cent over last year, reaching 233.7 million units.
In a bid to reassure nervous investors in the wake of a federal investigation and a battery recall, Dell executives have announced a corporate overhaul dubbed "Dell 2.0."
A week after announcing 10,500 layoffs in a complete corporate reorganization, Intel Corp. has continued to trim the company, selling off another division. Intel sold its optical networking components division on Friday to Cortina Systems Inc., a maker of communications chips for telecommunications carriers.
Intel Thursday launched its vPro technology bundle for business desktops built into new PCs from Hewlett-Packard (HP).
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is using streamlined IT management as a sales pitch for its latest line of PCs, including the first desktops to use Intel's vPro technology bundle.
Continuing his quest to stop a slide in profits, Intel Chief Executive Paul Otellini announced layoffs of about 7500 more people Tuesday. Together with previously announced layoffs of middle-management executives and the sale of two business units in recent months, the actions will reduce Intel's workforce by a total of 10,500 people by 2008 -- about 10 percent of the entire company.
Gateway has rejected an offer to sell its retail arm to the man who founded the company's eMachines line.
Intel is set to announce next week that Hewlett-Packard and other vendors are ready to ship the chip company's vPro technology bundle in business desktops, according to sources.
Apple Computer is recalling 1.8 million lithium-ion batteries for its iBook and PowerBook notebook PCs, just a week after Dell took a similar step.
Intel will unveil its "Tulsa" chip for multiprocessor servers August 29, finally talking publicly about a chip it has been shipping to vendors for several weeks now.
Many of the 4.1 million laptop batteries recalled by Dell will wind up in landfills around the world, but experts agree the environmental impact will be minimal.
Dell blamed its strategy of cutting prices in a slow market for a profit of just US$502 million in the second quarter, 51 percent below the same period last year.