Presidential candidate Senator John McCain took fielded some tough questions from Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher in the opening interview at the D: All Things Digital conference. One of the more interesting exchanges during the interview, beyond McCain's positions on various campaign issues, was his call for the best and brightest, including Silicon Valley executives, to serve in government, a kind of league of extraordinary gentleman and women harkening back to the administration of John F.
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The D conference is well known for its schwag...like the Oscars of the tech world, except no awards are given.
That Google-Salesforce.com partnership reported last week looks like it's set for June 5.
If Google's Street View is so great, why am I wary. Oh yeah, it must be the FOG (the fear of Google Robert Scoble talks about).
Ever wonder where they get those Apple Geniuses at Apple stores?MacLife has the answer.
Bill Gates and Steve Jobs share the stage tomorrow at the D: All Things Digital conference, but the lead-up to the event will probably be more interesting. What will we get?
Today's podcast includes:Deciphering Novell's disclosures about the Microsoft SUSE Linux pact.Mary Jo Foley asks: Will Microsoft's 'Milan,' aka PlayTable, pit multi-touch vs.
Last week at Interop I chatted with Avaya CEO Louis D'Ambrosio after his keynote. He talked about how a "true inflection point" had been reach that will have "business impact and societal advantage beyond immediate implementations.
An annual report on China's military capabilities reveals that the country is eying cyberweapons, network attacks and other plans to wage information warfare.The report from the Department of Defense outlines China's overall military strategy and touches on some aspects of information warfare in a few throwaway paragraphs in a large report.
Verisign said that CEO Stratton Sclavos has resigned. He will be replaced by William Roper Jr.