Larry Dignan

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.

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Intalio makes disingenuous claim that it has released code as open source

I just received a press release from Intalio who is engaging in what I'd consider to be more slight of hand when it comes to vendors claiming that they've released code under an open source license when that isn't the case, at least according to the people who have written the commonly accepted definitions for free and/or open source software (free software, Free Software Foundation-style, is open source, but not necessarily vice-versa).

December 12, 2006 by David Berlind

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Selling HP's ongoing reinvention

On his way to becoming the next Lou Gerstner, the no-nonsense, conductor of IBM's turnaround in the 1990s, HP CEO Mark Hurd was busy setting Wall Street expectations. And unlike his predecessors--Carly Fiorina and Lew Platt--there would be no overpromising and underdelivering.

December 12, 2006 by Dan Farber

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HP eyes more wallet share

Ann Livermore wants more of your wallet. Livermore, executive vice president of HP's Technology Solutions Group, which includes enterprise storage and servers, services and software, said her unit is looking to improve its single digit portion of the spending pie at global 2000 companies.

December 12, 2006 by

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HP goes on an IT infrastructure diet

Hewlett-Packard CIO Randy Mott plans to cut the company's global data centers from 85 to 6, collapse more than 762 data marts to 1 enterprise data warehouse and whittle the company's application portfolio from 3,500 to 5,000 to 1,500. The goal: Provide data to help HP become more efficient and keep CEO Mark Hurd happy.

December 11, 2006 by

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HP's technology investment strategy

Following CEO Mark Hurd and newly retired CFO Bob Wayman, HP CTO Shane Robison discussed the company's $3.6 billion annual R&D technology investment before the crowd of securities analysts this morning in New York City.

December 11, 2006 by Dan Farber

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HP 2008 outlook on target

Hewlett-Packard's 2008 profit and revenue outlook are roughly in line with Wall Street's guesswork. Here are the numbers CFO Bob Wayman gave at HP's analyst meeting:Fiscal 2008 earnings:Low-end earnings projection: $2.

December 11, 2006 by

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