Stories by Robert Mullins

Report: Plea talks in HP case, new director named

Defense and prosecution attorneys in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) spying case are scheduled to meet with the presiding judge Dec. 4 to discuss possible plea bargains, the San Jose Mercury News reported Saturday.

Patricia Dunn pleads not guilty in HP case

Patricia Dunn, the former chairman of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning local time to four felony charges related to the HP board spying scandal.

Storage budgets stretched, says report

Although demand for more storage capacity is a continuing problem for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), only about 37% of companies recently surveyed by Gartner plan to increase spending on the technology in 2007.

AMD tops estimates with $1.3 billion revenue

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) beat analyst estimates for financial performance in third-quarter results released Thursday, with net income of U$134 million, or $0.27 cents a share on revenue of $1.33 billion, as it continues to pressure number-one chipmaker Intel Corp.

Water-cooling for servers endorsed

IBM has signed a deal to licence its method of cooling servers with water instead of air to another company, a seal of approval for the emerging technology.

Dunn, four others, charged in HP scandal

Ousted Hewlett-Packard chairman Patricia Dunn, a former company lawyer, and three outside investigators were charged on Wednesday in California on felony charges related to the conduct of an investigation to track down news leaks from the HP board that allegedly broke state law.

HP CEO describes a "rogue" investigation

Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd blamed the scandal that has besieged his company on "a rogue investigation" that got out of hand, in an advance copy of his Congressional testimony released by a House Subcommittee.

HP lawyer gives blow-by-blow of leak probe

An attorney hired by Hewlett-Packard to investigate the conduct of HP and outside investigators has provided new details of his firm's investigation of news leaks from the HP board.

SEC broadens probe of HP

Hewlett-Packard has entered into mutual agreements with two former directors caught up in the board spying scandal not to file lawsuits over the dispute.