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She's been called the second most powerful woman in business. By now, she may be No. 1. In a wide-ranging discussion about technology, politics, and her company's plans, Xerox's CEO tells News.com's Charles Cooper that the tech industry hasn't found a particularly sympathetic ear in the nation's capital, especially when it comes to the hot-button topic of H-1B visas.
At a Churchill Club event in Menlo Park, Calif., Ira Ehrenpreis of Technology Partners moderates a discussion on the role of government in subsidizing green-technology ventures. The panelists are Mike Biddle, CEO at MBA Polymers; Jennifer Fonstad, managing director at Draper Fisher Jurvetson; Dirk Michels, partner at K&L Gates; and John Woolard, CEO of BrightSource Energy.
Rep. Ed Whitefield (R-Ky.) asked one investigator if he was the man who got records of all phone calls made by CNET News.com reporter Dawn Kawamoto. Then the committee chairman interrupted to show his displeasure. Watch a portion of the subcommittee hearing in Washington.
CNET News.com's Joris Evers gets inside the first Joint Regional Intelligence Center, whose workforce is drawn from the FBI, Homeland Security and regional agencies. Our camera was allowed in for a visit from Michael Chertoff, secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Rep. Christopher Smith chairs the House of RepresentativesSubcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and InternationalOperations. At a hearing in Washington, he reads a pointed indictment ofCisco Systems, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo. Smith says the techcompanies aid repression by the Chinese government.
The city of Bellevue, Wash., is part of King County's eCityGov Alliance, which is committed to providing free online services to citizens. City CIO Toni Cramer sits down with ZDNet editor in chief Dan Farber and explains how the alliance develops and delivers new applications. She also urges governments at all levels to work together to create standard ERP frameworks so that software can be developed around consistent processes.