Law & Order Article Archive:
But despite reaching an agreement with shareholders, the settlement is still subject to court approval
Autonomy founder Mike Lynch has fired another verbal barb at HP chief executive Meg Whitman following a reported truce between the vendor and disgruntled shareholders.
For the second time in a year, a federal judge tossed the suit brought by investors saying the plaintiffs’ claims were too vague to show HP did anything wrong.
At issue was the legality of Aereo’s service, which rents dime-sized antenna’s that subscribers use to receive broadcast television programming that Aereo captures and transmits as a streaming Internet service.
The legal framework for service levels around cloud computing has not kept pace with the advance of the technology itself, with customers sometimes ill served by cloud contracts and IT suppliers as a result.
The IRS informed congressional investigators it lost more than 2 years of its former commissioner’s emails due to a “computer crash.” The news made many techies chuckle because of its implications for backup. The story goes way beyond backup to double standards eDiscovery and jurisdiction.
According to published reports, IBM and Lenovo have filed requests for extension to give U.S. national security regulators more time to review the proposed $2.3 billion sale of the IBM entry-level server unit to Lenovo.
The SEC has told IBM it will not face any action as it wraps up its investigation into the way Big Blue reports cloud sales.