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D5: Senator John McCain's league of extraordinary gentlemen

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.

May 29, 2007 by Dan Farber


D5: The schwag

The D conference is well known for its the Oscars of the tech world, except no awards are given.

May 29, 2007 by Dan Farber


Avaya dancing with Nortel, Cisco, Silver Lake?

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.

May 29, 2007 by Dan Farber