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What could your business do better? At the Greentech Media and Groom Energy, Enterprise Carbon Accounting Summit in Burlingame, Calif., panelists explain what "The Climate Registry" is, and how business leaders can benefit from carbon accountability. Panelists include: James Sullivan, former director of the EPA Climate Leaders Program and current vice president of Clear Standards; Elise Zoli, partner and chair of energy practice at Goodwin Procter; and Tyman Lodder, western regional director of The Climate Registry.
At a Churchill Club event in Santa Clara, Calif., Peter Solvik, managing director at Sigma Partners, questions CIOs about Oracle's recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems. The panel includes: Matt Carey, chief information officer of Home Depot; Karenann Terrell, CIO of Baxter; and Lars Rabbe, former CIO of Yahoo. The IT chiefs also discuss how consolidation is hampering innovation, while bringing higher maintenance support costs and more system integration challenges.
At the CTIA Wireless 2009 Conference in Las Vegas, Clearwire's co-chairman, Benjamin Wolff, announces the launch of the Silicon Valley WiMax Innovation Network. The 20-square-mile "sandbox" will give developers free access to create and test applications for a 4G network.
At the CTIA Wireless 2009 Conference in Las Vegas, Ivan Seidenberg, CEO of Verizon Communications, announces the next initiative in the LTE Pipeline, the Verizon Wireless LTE Innovation Center. The center will serve as an incubator to test and make prototypes of new consumer electronics, telematics, and machine-to-machine products.
The tabletop technology, now available for purchase in the UK, has applications for business, Microsoft told ZDNet UK at CeBIT 2009
At the TechCrunch Cloud Computing Roundtable in Mountain View, Calif., Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, explains why he thinks Microsoft's entry into the business will bring validation to the cloud. Many CTOs, he says, still need to be convinced that using software as a service will save them money and move their companies toward the future. Moderator: Steve Gillmor, editor of TechCrunchIT.