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CEO swap shouldn't impact Brocade's rising star

Brocade Communications has announced that the former CEO of a company it acquired (Rhapsody Networks) will take over its helm. Stepping down, but staying on as board director is Greg Reyes and stepping up is Michael Klayko.

January 24, 2005 by David Berlind


Now, HP denies rumors of executive shuffle

Discounting a report that HP CEO Carly Fiorina's authority over the whole company was about to be diluted by an executive shuffle, a story by Matt Hines quotes HP spokesperson Robert Sherbin as saying:"Boards discuss a wide range of topics consistent with their fiduciaryresponsibilities, and any speculation about these discussions is justthat--pure speculation....

January 24, 2005 by David Berlind


Fiorina: One foot out the door?

Unhappy with HP's uneven performance on Wall St., the company's board of directors is apparently reconsidering the scope of CEO Carly Fiorina's management duties.

January 24, 2005 by David Berlind


The Holy Grid cometh

Ian Foster is one of rock stars (if there is such a thing) of grid computing. For the last decade, Foster-- Associate Director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory and the Arthur Holly Compton Professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago--and his cohorts have been working on a set of software services and libraries to develop open-standard grid infrastructure and applications.

January 23, 2005 by Dan Farber


Life in a fishbowl

In the interests of research, one of my colleagues at the Labs is walking around wearing a LifeShirt from VivoMetrics. The LifeShirt contains sensors that track heart rate, body temperature and respiration, and wirelessly transmit the data to a PDA or PC.

January 21, 2005 by ZDNet