CEOs who live in digital homes shouldn't throw stones

LAS VEGAS -- Scott McNealy inadvertently found himself giving witness to that old saying -- or a variation thereof: People who live in digital homes shouldn't throw stones. During his keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show here, the CEO of Sun Microsystems Inc.

LAS VEGAS -- Scott McNealy inadvertently found himself giving witness to that old saying -- or a variation thereof: People who live in digital homes shouldn't throw stones. During his keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show here, the CEO of Sun Microsystems Inc. (Nasdaq: SUNW) demonstrated several networked appliances inside his company's prototype digital home. But after poking fun at the infamous crashes of Microsoft's operating system, things started to go awry under his own roof. Two alphanumeric pagers failed to instant message each other, and a cell phone call to the front door of the digital home failed to connect. Full story to follow. -- Rob Lemos, ZDNet News