Computerworld HP News en_US (c) Copyright 2014 Computerworld, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:01:15 GMT 2014-04-18T21:01:15Z en_US (c) Copyright 2014 Computerworld, Inc. All Rights Reserved. HP says never mind about June 3D printer announcement At its annual stockholder meeting last week, Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman delivered a delicious critique of 3D printing speeds. "[It's] like watching ice melt," she said. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:00:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2014-03-24T22:00:00Z Create Magical Vendor Presentations Using Analytics, TED and Steve Jobs The best TED speakers, channeling Steve Jobs, are dynamic, engaging and moving. Meanwhile, analytics technology can provide near-real-time feedback on whatever you want, including audience (dis)engagement. So why are so many tech industry events just more of the same? Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:39:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2014-03-14T12:39:00Z Review + videos: 3 convertible Windows laptops try to be all devices to all people We look at three Windows 8.1 convertibles that can transform into laptops, tablets or presentation devices, and try to discover how useful they really are. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:30:00 GMT (Brian Nadel) 2014-03-11T10:30:00Z Reviews: HP's EliteBook 840 and Logitech's ConferenceCam CC3000e The notebook features a lightweight yet tough finish, and the latest tech specs; up to 16GB of memory; storage options up to 1TB hard drive or 256GB SSD; 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:13:00 GMT (Keith Shaw) 2014-03-05T23:13:00Z Helping Data Centers to Cope With Big Data Workloads Big data workloads tend to suck up enormous amounts of compute resources, which can create serious log jams in your data center if the workloads aren't scheduled optimally. Adaptive Computing's Big Workflow is designed to leverage HPC and cloud technologies to help data centers adapt to big data. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:03:00 GMT (Thor Olavsrud) 2014-02-25T18:03:00Z HP upgrade project meets a NASA that's 'resistant to change' The inspector general of NASA has issued a report that's critical of both Hewlett-Packard and the space agency for messing up a plan to centralize management of the agency's end-user computing under a $2.5 billion outsourcing contract. Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:29:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2014-02-06T11:29:00Z Power to the portable: 3 high-performance mobile workstations When you're running a large-scale simulation or editing a professional video, you need more computing power than most laptops can give. In this roundup, we review three high-powered Windows mobile workstations. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:30:00 GMT (Brian Nadel) 2014-01-28T11:30:00Z 3 Powerful Laptops Built for Serious Business Looking for a laptop with serious processing power? put three high-end laptops -- the Soni Vaio Flip 15, the HP ZBook 15 and the Acer Aspire V3 -- to the photo- and video-editing test to see which offers the best bang for the buck. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:53:00 GMT (John Brandon) 2014-01-08T13:53:00Z 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. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 20:52:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2014-01-02T20:52:00Z Perspective: Microsoft's CEO pick will be dubbed a dud, bragged as brilliant No matter who Microsoft names as its new CEO early in 2014, the pick will trigger comments from experts and technology leaders who question the sanity of the board, the person who took the job or everyone involved. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:27:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-12-30T11:27:00Z 3 Things That Will Make the 'New' Dell Different Dell is going private, and that means Michael Dell can stop worrying about shareholders and start focusing on what it will take to make his company grow. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 09:57:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2013-12-27T09:57:00Z Chromebooks charge into business market Sales of Chromebooks exploded from basically nothing in 2012 to more than 20 percent of the U.S. commercial PC market, analyst firm NPD reported on Monday, while Windows PCs and MacsA remained flat at best. Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:40:00 GMT (Mark Hachman) 2013-12-24T14:40:00Z Review: Dell Compellent storage delivers flash speeds at disk prices Dell's latest update to the Compellent Storage Center includes a novel approach to tiered SSDs, but it comes with caveats Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:05:00 GMT (Matt Prigge) 2013-12-11T11:05:00Z Here comes a supercomputing app store The Ohio Supercomputer Center plans to open an app store in an effort to give smaller organizations access to high-performance computing. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 11:44:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-11-29T11:44:00Z An HPC champion helps Trek Bicycle shift gears Trek Bicycle has turned to high performance computers to help develop new bicycles, and the effort is seeing results. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:59:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-11-25T20:59:00Z Supercomputing's big problem: What's after silicon? In a little booth tucked in the corner of the SC13 supercomputing conference here this week may be the next Intel. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:00:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-11-19T23:00:00Z 5 World Problems Too Big for Big Data Despite advances in computing power, storage and analytics technology, some challenges are still too big for big data. Here's a look at five such problems -- and what it will take to solve them. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 14:32:00 GMT (John Brandon) 2013-10-31T14:32:00Z PHP Group to reset user passwords, change SSL certificate for The PHP Group will reset the passwords for accounts on, the official website of the PHP programming language, and will change the site's SSL certificate after attackers compromised two servers and injected malicious code into the website. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 16:05:00 GMT (Lucian Constantin) 2013-10-25T16:05:00Z compromised, used to attack visitors Visitors to the official website for the PHP programming language over the past couple of days might have had their computers infected with malware. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:07:00 GMT (Lucian Constantin) 2013-10-25T09:07:00Z HP Chromebook 14 (with 4G) review: Solid performance in a plus-sized package The HP Chromebook 14 with 4G is now available for a highly reasonable $349. Combining great performance with a spacious 14-in. display, is it the right Chromebook for you? Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT (JR Raphael) 2013-10-23T10:00:00Z PC shipments stink less, may prop up Microsoft's Q3 revenue Microsoft will probably report better than expected Windows revenue when it issues its third-quarter earnings numbers on Oct. 24, according to estimates of PC shipments this week by research firm IDC. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:18:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-10-11T19:18:00Z The State of HP, As Told by Meg Whitman Hewlett-Packard is in the midst of a very public turnaround. This week, CEO Meg Whitman spoke to analysts about it. Her message -- and the way she delivered it -- should inspire HP customers and consumers at large. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:26:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2013-10-11T13:26:00Z U.S. Mac shipments shrink 56X more than industry average Mac shipments in the U.S. during the third quarter fell at a dramatically steeper rate than that of sales of other PCs, including those powered by Microsoft's Windows, IDC said Wednesday. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:40:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-10-11T10:40:00Z HP Chromebook 11 review: Affordable style for life in the cloud Google's new HP Chromebook 11 brings a fresh look to the Chrome OS universe. Our reviewer finds that, for $279, the laptop has some interesting things to offer. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT (JR Raphael) 2013-10-11T10:00:00Z HP's Whitman pegs Microsoft as an 'outright competitor' over Surface HP CEO Meg Whitman yesterday blamed part of her company's problems on competition from long-time partner Microsoft, making HP the U.S.'s largest OEM to publicly find fault with Redmond. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:24:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-10-10T17:24:00Z Critics slam W3C over inclusion of DRM in HTML5 The latest version of the World Wide Web Consortium's HTML Working Group charter includes provisions for ongoing work on restrictive content protection systems a a decision that has angered groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Free Software Foundation. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:01:00 GMT (Jon Gold) 2013-10-04T18:01:00Z IT Industry Undergoing an Epic Transition CEO Michael Friedenberg reads the signs of an enterprise tech industry that is unraveling before our eyes. But as one computing era ends, a new one (which IDC calls the third platform) is just beginning. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:50:00 GMT (Michael Friedenberg) 2013-09-30T12:50:00Z HP rolls out next-gen firewall line, threat-detection service HP today took the wraps off its Next-Generation Firewall line designed to exert application-level controls and visibility over all traffic related to the enterprise, including mobile devices used in public WiFi settings and traffic from cloud services. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 14:26:00 GMT (Ellen Messmer) 2013-09-17T14:26:00Z Navy Yard shooting suspect was IT worker with resume of gun violence The man police suspect of a mass shooting Monday at the Washington Navy Yard was employed by an IT subcontractor working on a government network project. He got that job despite having an arrest record for gun violence. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:00:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-09-17T10:00:00Z Why HP's Successful Turnaround Is Closer Than It Looks Hewlett-Packard's turnaround effort under CEO Meg Whitman, like an object in the rearview mirror, is closer than it appears. Credit the impending success on strategic partnerships, good hires and a broad view of the future of tech. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:28:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2013-09-13T14:28:00Z Bug bounty program slates $300K mobile hacking contest for Nov. HP's bug bounty program today said it will again sponsor a mobile-only hacking contest this fall, when it will put up $300,000 in prize money for researchers who demonstrate successful attacks against mobile services and browsers. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:50:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-09-12T19:50:00Z Have We Reached Gadget Fatigue? Smartphones are everywhere, and smartwatches are poised to follow. Techies are eying Google Glass. And we now wear our technology on our sleeve. Have we finally reached gadget overload? senior writer Tom Kaneshige isn't afraid to say, 'Enough!' Thu, 05 Sep 2013 18:22:00 GMT (Tom Kaneshige) 2013-09-05T18:22:00Z 10 Software Defined Networking Startups to Watch As the software-defined data center evolves from dream to reality, many Software Defined Networking (SDN) startups are being snatched up by established networking vendors. Here are nine SDN startups (and an important new standards body) that intend to push SDN into the mainstream. Thu, 22 Aug 2013 22:52:00 GMT (Jeff Vance) 2013-08-22T22:52:00Z U.S. consumers pick MacBook as their preferred next laptop American consumers named Apple as the most likely brand of their next notebook purchase, but a resurgent Dell easily captured future honors for desktop PCs, according to a survey published today Mon, 19 Aug 2013 17:58:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-08-19T17:58:00Z HP 3PAR conjures powerful storage magic HP 3PAR StoreServe 7400 combines high scalability, high performance, and a big bag of tricks for easing storage management Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:53:00 GMT (Paul Ferrill) 2013-08-07T20:53:00Z Microsoft predicts another cruel quarter for PCs Microsoft is prepping Wall Street for a 2% slip in Windows revenue for the third quarter and warning that PC shipments will continue their double-digit tumble. Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:09:00 GMT (Gregg Keizer) 2013-07-22T18:09:00Z U.S. makes a Top 10 supercomputer available to anyone who can 'boost' America The federal government is making one of the most powerful supercomputers in its IT arsenal available to any U.S. business that can help make the country more competitive. Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:18:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-07-17T21:18:00Z HP plans to close the book on OpenVMS in 2020 Hewlett-Packard says 2020 will be the year it ends support for OpenVMS, an operating system long valued for its reliability and renowned for breakthrough features. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 10:00:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-07-15T10:00:00Z Dropbox adds new tools to make syncing smarter Dropbox is adding a suite of features to its file-hosting services to provide more syncing tools for app developers and make it easier for end users to access their data across devices. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 21:06:00 GMT (Zach Miners) 2013-07-09T21:06:00Z How Analytics Is Helping IT Vendors Sell Actual Solutions For decades, IT vendors have offered small 's' solutions that were really bundles of hardware, software and services that they wanted to sell regardless of what customers actually needed. Now firms such as Dell, IBM and EMC are using analytics to help customers decide which products are best for their needs. Oracle, HP and others struggling with big 'S' solutions may get left behind. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:28:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2013-07-03T13:28:00Z Supercomputing needs to deliver 'real-life value,' senator says At the Argonne National Lab on Monday, a dedication ceremony was held for the Mira supercomputer, where it was duly noted that it is the world's fifth-fastest system. You cannot mention the world's fifth-fastest system without noting the world's number one system, which is in China. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 22:21:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-07-01T22:21:00Z Play it again, HP says, as it gets back into smartphones Two years after virtually dropping out of the mobile business, Hewlett-Packard is working on a new smartphone, an HP executive told Press Trust of India. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 15:53:00 GMT (Matt Hamblen) 2013-07-01T15:53:00Z Fear of thinking war machines may push U.S. to exascale Unlike China and Europe, the U.S. has yet to adopt and fund an exascale development program, and concerns about what that means to U.S. security are growing darker. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:36:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-06-20T21:36:00Z Microsoft, Samsung, HP join to stop Windows piracy Hewlett-Packard and Samsung Electronics will now ensure that their PCs in China are installed with licensed Windows and Office software as part of new agreements signed with Microsoft meant to fight piracy. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:48:00 GMT (Michael Kan) 2013-06-19T09:48:00Z How IBM Beat Up HP in Las Vegas IBM and Hewlett-Packard recently held events in Las Vegas. IBM went first and demonstrated how its customers will use Watson to change the world. HP responded by bringing executives on stage to talk about new products. HP can't let its competition keep winning. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 17:20:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2013-06-14T17:20:00Z OpenVMS, R.I.P. 1977-2020? Hewlett-Packard looks to end support for OpenVMS, a system long valued for its reliability and break-through features, in 2020. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 00:49:00 GMT (Patrick Thibodeau) 2013-06-12T00:49:00Z Hosted Desktops Come of Age With Nvidia Grid and Citrix It's taken decades to develop a hosted desktop that is inexpensive, fast, flexible, scalable and usable. Will an Nvidia-Citrix partnership finally buck the trend? Fri, 24 May 2013 13:44:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2013-05-24T13:44:00Z What CSC Is Doing Right (and Wrong) In Its Turnaround Efforts In the last 15 months, Computer Science Corp. CEO Mike Lawrie has handpicked his executive team and streamlined the CSC product line. This is a good start, but if CSC wants to emulate the turnaround efforts of IBM and Apple, the company should look for a formidable CFO and step up its marketing efforts. Fri, 10 May 2013 14:13:00 GMT (Rob Enderle) 2013-05-10T14:13:00Z Review: HP 3PAR conjures powerful storage magic HP 3PAR StoreServe 7400 combines high scalability, high performance, and a big bag of tricks for easing storage management Wed, 08 May 2013 10:15:00 GMT (Paul Ferrill) 2013-05-08T10:15:00Z U.K. university replaces aging HP servers with Fujitsu vShape virtualization University Campus Suffolk (UCS) has begun a project to replace its legacy HP servers with Fujitsu's vShape virtualised infrastructure, allowing it to increase compute capacity in a smaller data centre space. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:50:00 GMT (Matthew Finnegan) 2013-04-30T12:50:00Z