Former senior suit at the maker of expensive printer ink, Ray Lane, has admitted to a sex discrimination trial that he made a mistake in judgment involving the harassment of a female venture capitalist .
Lane, who previously served as executive chairman of HP and president of Oracle told the court, in the case connected to his former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, he stuffed up completely. more»
Chinese phone maker Huawei is planning a campaign to win over US consumers, rolling out new mobile phones and wearable devices backed by a marketing effort.
It is a brave move considering that it was only two years ago that the company was branded a spy by US senators who knew at the time that there stance was a case of the kettle calling the pot black. more»
Intel has announced details of its new family of Atom processors, and, as we predicted it has changed its naming strategy to mirror the Core series of processors.
Intel is renaming its Atom family with x3, x5, and x7 designations.
At the low end, the 28nm Atom x3, is basically a smartphone chip with Intel Architecture (SoFIA). more»
Microsoft abandons support for Windows Server 2003 on July the 14 this year and that means servergeddon for IT managers who don’t keep up with the upgrades.
In fact, according tech company Insight UK, there are five “power struggles” set to happen in enterprises and public organisations on Bastille Day – that’s the 14th of July. more»
Announcements from the Mobile World Congress (MWC) are as thick as blankets of snow this week, and Lenovo has joined in the chase for more business by announcing a range of three tablets.
Lenovo, according to market watchers, has been doing comparatively well in the tablet market. more»
Many people find wearing virtual reality headsets gives them a headache or makes them feel sick, but that hasn’t stopped Taiwanese firm HTC by announcing it will sell a system later this year.
The company made its announcement at the Mobile World Congress, an annual shindig in Barcelona where vendors vie with each other to attract attention for forthcoming products. more»
The IT division of Hitachi said it has started to sell an analytics package aimed at telecom service providers.
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) said that its Live Insight for Telecom is aimed at giving providers real time information into networks, services and application level performance. more»
LG Display and Samsung Electronics are to supply screens for Apple smartwatches when the shiny toy finally hits the shops.
The Electronic Times reported that LG Display will be the sole supplier of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for the Apple watches that go on sale in April. more»
Database outfit Oracle found itself in hot water over Oregon’s failed health exchange website and on the receiving end of a law suit complaining about breach of contract, has counter-sued.
Its case does not focus on the fact Oracle could not get the site working, but five former staff and campaign advisers to the state’s former governor, worked behind the scenes to kill the site for political reasons. more»
Foxconn has confirmed that it is pressing ahead with its plan to replace its increasingly tricky staff with robots.
After all, robots will always work, and will not get depressed, kill themselves, or moan to western news media that they are being exploited. more»
Terrorist outfit the Islamic State has decided to take out the heads of the major social media companies for daring to take on the outfit.
On Sunday, an image circulated showing Islamic State supporters allegedly threatening Jack Dorsey, a founder of Twitter, in retaliation for the social network engaging an escalating war against the militant group. more»
Two chip companies have surprised the world by agreeing to merge.
While the tech press focused on Apple’s watch, and non-existent car, NXP Semiconductors, and Freescale Semiconductor hatched out a super-merger in comparative quiet.
TechCrunch’s excuse for its hacks not spotting the mega-merger was because “no-one has heard of the two companies anyway.”
In the interests of educating hacks – Freescale makes embedded chips, the Internet of Things, while NXP is best known for its chips headed for cars. more»
Earlier this week, Google’s Blogger service warned people that on the 23rd of March it would cull adult content from its users’ web pages.
But now Google has changed its mind after it said, it had received feedback that had convinced it to backtrack. more»
A law set to be passed by Chinese authorities would make tech vendors provide the government with encryption keys and put backdoors in systems.
According to Reuters, the law relates to counter terrorism and the legislation is likely to be passed into law in the near future. more»
Swedish company Ericsson has taken Apple to court and also complained to the US International Trade Commission (ITC), it said today.
Ericsson claims that Apple refused its offer to have a court decide fair licensing terms that would be binding on both companies. more»