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  • As Twitter hires, HP fires

    With the attention given to Twitter's IPO, one might assume that the tech industry is dependent on its success. It isn't. Not even close.

  • HP job cuts partly offset by new hires

    Hewlett-Packard today said it is cutting 9,000 jobs, but also plans to hire 6,000 new workers as part of shift to highly automated datacentres that rely less on people with hands-on IT skills and more on those with sales and delivery expertise.

  • HP abandons EDS brand

    HP Wednesday announced it would leave the EDS brand behind and rename its IT services provider business HP Enterprise Services.

  • EDS to sell Microsoft online services

    On Monday, Microsoft began offering its hosted services to companies in 18 countries outside of the U.S. and said that EDS would help sell the services.

  • EDS sees opportunity in downturn

    In a rare press briefing today, EDS touted the progress and benefits of its integration with HP and its prospects in the ANZ region, saying the company's performance is to some degree "counter-cyclical".

  • The Top 10 stories of 2008: business unusual

    What started out as a banking crisis became, in 2008, a story for everyone: retailers, consumers, auto workers — and tech professionals. Though it wasn't business as usual, some big mergers — like HP buying EDS — were executed. Long-awaited products like the Android-based G1 "Google phone" were launched. Standards wars involving file formats like OOXML and hardware technology like Blu-Ray concluded. The battle against spam purveyors like McColo went on ... and on. Microsoft, moving into middle age and struggling to gain ascendance on the web, was involved in many of the biggest stories of the year. The most influential entrepreneur of our time, Bill Gates, moved on to focus on philanthropy. Here, not necessarily in order of importance, is the IDG News Service's pick for top 10 technology stories of the year.

  • Feature: It’s all about Trust

    From generalist to specialist, and often claiming to be a bit of both, New Zealand is blessed by a diverse range of systems integrators, consultancies and the service providers, able to supply skills user organisations need to deliver effective and timely IT services.

  • EDS appoints new ANZ head

    EDS has appointed David Caspari as its new head of operations in Australia and New Zealand. Caspari will assume the title of vice president, EDS ANZ, overseeing infrastructure services, business process outsourcing and applications solutions.