Feeds

HP buys VoodooPC

Woo Woo That Voodoo That You Do So Well

SANS - Survey on application security programs

VoodooPC, the games performance PC specialist, is selling itself to HP, Rahul Sood, the company's CTO, wrote today in his blog.

VoodooPC is staying in Calgary, Alberta and will become part of the gaming division in HP's Personal Systems Group. Rahul Sood becomes CTO for the division and his brother Ravi will be director of strategy for the division. They both report to Phil McKinney, HP's CTO for PSG.

Judging from his blog, Rahul is a man who likes to tell a story, especially one with a cliffhanger ending. He reveals the news towards the end of a long posting titled "Project Vampire" is about to fly, in which he recounts HP's wooing and wowing of his company. Oh, and why he was not interested when Michael Dell came calling.

Most of all, he likes HP's record of innovation and the fact, that he "now has the keys to a $3.5B R&D lab and ... we will be sure to leverage the kick-ass innovations that the PHD's within labs are conjuring up".

Michael Dell, of course, found his gaming PC love child in the form of AlienWare, VoodooPC's greatest rival, which his company bought earlier this year. ®

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras
Time to ditch that heavy DSLR? Maybe in a year, year and a half
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
Leaked photos may indicate slimmer next-generation iPad
Will iPad Air evolve into iPad Helium?
Feast your PUNY eyes on highest resolution phone display EVER
Too much pixel dust for your strained eyeballs to handle
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
US mobile firms cave on kill switch, agree to install anti-theft code
Slow and kludgy rollout will protect corporate profits
prev story

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.