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Apple's former CFO lays blame on Jobs over options

The Securities and Exchange Commission is apparently taking legal action in the Apple options backdating probe against Apple's former general counsel Nancy Heinen. Steve Jobs is supposedly in the clear, and Apple's former CFO Fred Anderson has settled with the SEC, paying a modest fine and repaying option gains without admitting any wrongdoing.

April 24, 2007 by Dan Farber


HP: IT as we know it is over

Hewlett-Packard executives believe that a tipping point has been reached, and we are entering a new era. "Technology is moving into a new context--IT as we know it is over," Deborah Nelson, HP’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Alliances Technology Solutions Group.

April 24, 2007 by Dan Farber


Hasso Plattner outlines SAP's software vision

Over 35 years since co-founding SAP, Hasso Plattner has been seeking to transform business software. Speaking at SAP annual Sapphire conference in Atlanta, Plattner gave a seminar on next-generation software, in which he detailed many of the main principles behind the company's next-generation product A1S business suite, without mentioning the code-named product, which is due to ship next year (I wrote about A1S here, from a conversation with Hans-Peter Klaey, president of Global SME for SAP).

April 23, 2007 by Dan Farber