Electronic Data Systems Corporation

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Thousands of EDS Employees Were Laid Off By HP This Week

    A Friend of Unfair Park who works -- sorry, make that worked -- for Electronic Data Systems in Plano sends this missive:Amazing how the DMN or any of the local news outlets has not reported the fact EDS has laid off 8,000 to 10,000 people this week. I was one of them on Monday. I will be on the payr ... More >>

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    July 22, 2008
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    May 12, 2008

    What Ross Perot's Thousand-Dollar Investment Has Yielded

    Breaking news from The Wall Street Journal concerning the sale of a DallasPlano company you might have heard of. Reports the paper in a subscription-only piece at which you can sneak a peak: "Hewlett-Packard Co. was close to a deal to acquire Electronic Data Systems Corp. for between $12 billion and ... More >>

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    April 17, 2007

    Dallas: Home to the Fortune 11

    Fifty-six of the companies listed on the new Fortune 500 list are Texas-based -- and 11 are based in Dallas proper, with Centex being the highest ranked at No. 153 and our old friend Affiliated Computer Services bringing up the rear at 424. Just missing the list was Brinker International, at No. 502 ... More >>

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    August 9, 2006

    You Can Ring My Bell

    For whatever reason, I wrote this thinking it might be somehow interesting, then regretted it immediately. But because there's no way I am wasting the time I put into it, I am posting this anyway, on the off chance one person might have some interest in a press release that tomorrow will wind up as ... More >>

  • News

    August 7, 2003

    Famous Last Words

    Did the intern blow it? No.

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    June 17, 1999

    Site unseen

    At a hotel near you, learn how to mine the riches of the Internet for millions

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    April 16, 1998

    Straighten up and fly right

    American Airlines refuses to let a threat from the religious right steer the company off its gay-friendly course

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    March 12, 1998

    City Hall's Slam-Dunk Gang

    Quick--someone take a pulse. The Dallas City Council hasn't peeped in months. And John Ware and Ron Kirk are looking awfully well-fed.

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    February 19, 1998

    Not as dome as you think

    Dallas attorney Darrell Jordan wants to cover the Cotton Bowl--anyone got $150 million to spare?

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    August 21, 1997
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    July 3, 1997

    The son almost rises

    Ross Perot Jr. is pushing 40, and still trying to slip from his father's shadow. He's built Alliance Airport, bought the Mavericks, and is trying to ramrod a new arena. But he isn't a pit bull like his old man. That's where Frank Zaccanelli comes in.

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    January 16, 1997

    Year of the weasel

    From Al Lipscomb to Paul Fielding, it was hard to find straight talk in '96

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    December 26, 1996

    Should Paul Fielding go to jail?

    He's violated the public trust and betrayed his own ethical standards. But is Dallas' perpetually annoying councilman guilty of fraud, perjury, and extortion?

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    July 6, 1995