Correspondent James Hilliard checks out Microvision's Nomad Expert Technician System, designed for hands-free access to detailed service information in a vision display headset.
At the Gartner Symposium/ITExpo in San Diego, Microsoft's Bill Gates discusses how innovations such as reliable speech recognition software will succeed in the next 10 years.
At the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco, Novell's Chris Stone scoffs at the SCO Group's legal battle against Novell and other Linux users over Unix copyright claims. He also discusses why companies are embracing open source and moving away from a business model with strictly proprietary software.
"Offshoring" is the term du jour, but the process it describes is complicated and riddled with pitfalls. At the SandHill Group's Software 2004 conference in San Francisco, a panel of senior executives share their experiences and warn that the total costs of ownership can be higher than expected.
SCO Group CEO Darl McBride sits down Face to Face with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber at Sand Hill Group's Software 2004 conference in San Francisco. McBride spoke openly about the ongoing battle over SCO's Unix intellectual property and provided some background on the new lawsuit.
Yahoo chiefs Terry Semel and Jerry Yang talk to author and columnist Kara Swisher in front of a large crowd at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. Looking back at the dot-com bust and ahead to a broadband boost, they also discuss outsourcing, Wi-Fi, Web-based advertising, content, search and spam.
Yahoo CEO Terry Semel sits down with Kara Swisher, author and columnist at The Wall Street Journal, in front of a packed house at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, where he shares the early challenges of taking over the reins at Yahoo and his approach to keeping the company focused.