A new handheld PC from Pepper Computer, aimed at "couch surfers," offers a lightweight design, handles full computer programs and can act as both an entertainment hub and a remote control. CNET's Rafe Needleman asks Pepper CEO Len Kawell if the convenience will justify the unit's $800 price tag.
The upcoming Research In Motion 7100t BlackBerry attempts to minimize the traditional keyboard design. Fitting QWERTY on a compact, multiple-letter layout reminiscent of a phone's dialpad, it leaves the wider PDA layout behind. CNET's Rafe Needleman gets a preview from RIM's Andrea Craig.
Xora's GPS TimeTrack software, combined with embedded Nextel chips, enables employers to track and collect a wide variety of employee activity automatically through their phones. CNET's Rafe Needleman talks with Xora CEO Sanjay Shirale about the software features and potential privacy issues.
In this Face to Face interview, venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki, a former Apple Computer evangelist, joins ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber to talk about his latest book. In "The Art of the Start," the best-selling author gives entrepreneurial advice, from creating bold positioning statements to avoiding "hallucinatory forecasts," on the road to business success.
In an exclusive Face to Face interview, Computer Associates International interim CEO Ken Cron talks to ZDNet's Dan Farber about his company growth plans. He also explains why CA is expanding its global sourcing and reveals whether he'd want the top job permanently.
The first mouse on the market to feature laser tracking technology is ready to take over where optical mice leave off. Logitech's Nathan Papadopulos gives James Hilliard an early look at the newly released MX1000 Laser Cordless Mouse, which boasts much-improved tracking on a wider variety of surfaces.
Good Technology CEO Danny Shader says his company is well-placed in the mobile enterprise market space, providing an application that runs on standard operating systems rather than on proprietary hardware or software bundles. In a Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, Shader discusses the changing shape of the market.
In an exclusive Face to Face interview, AT&T CEO David Dorman tells ZDNet's editor in chief, Dan Farber, that he's going after an untapped market -- VoIP. Dorman sizes up the competition, discusses claims that his company is undervalued, and defends AT&T's declining top line.
Halsey Minor, CEO of Grand Central Communications and founder and former chairman of CNET Networks, sits down with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber in a Face to Face interview and explains how his company acts as a central hub for integration services, offering customers transparency in service levels and a low-cost alternative to traditional software solutions.
Reliable interoperability among wireless devices was among the featured projects at Sun Microsystems' Sun Labs in Mountain View, Calif. Correspondent James Hilliard talks with Sun researcher Randy Smith and Sun Labs Director Glenn Edens about tackling the challenges of consistent connectivity, remote access and digital rights management.