What on earth is going on at HP?
After three years riven by changes in CEO (three times) and in strategy (lost count), the company seems to barely know...
After the controversy of the early meetings in the government's consultation on open standards, we're now down to the last few weeks of what is a hugely important process.
There's a saying in financial circles - one that has been conveniently ignored many times in the past - that says: "If it looks like a bubble, and it feels like a bubble, then it's a bubble."
Timing, they say, is everything. Microsoft's could not be worse.
There is huge scrutiny and discussion going on about the effects of supplier lock-in and the relative merits of proprietary and open software standards - a debate prompted by