Sun's Scott McNealy Recalls Triumphs, Near Misses
The former Sun Microsystems CEO recollects brilliant innovations, hiring Bill Joy, and almost acquiring Apple, but talks little about missteps in a conversation with former Sun president Ed Zander at Silicon Valley's Churchill Club.
HP Shares Down On Missed Revenue Target
The computer maker's 16% increase in first-quarter profits wasn't enough to meet its forecast, due to weakened sales in its consumer and tech services units.
Health IT Execs To Boost Spending In 2011
Qualifying for Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive funds is driving most hospital CIOs to increase their budgets and staff, found HIMSS survey.
12 Worst Tech Predictions Of All Time
The epic history of technology is littered with some incredibly lousy prophecies, often made by some very smart, very successful -- and very wealthy -- executives. We trolled the timeline of technology to find the most misguided -- and in some cases just plain crazy --calls in the industry's storied past, from the telephone to television to YouTube. Sure, it's easy to call out the most foolish forecasts with the benefit of perfect hindsight. It's also a lot of fun -- there are some doozies. And
15 Influential Tech Board Members
The board of directors' primary responsibility is to protect the assets of shareholders, trying to ensure they receive a strong return on their investments. In some cases, directors include venture capitalists or angel investors who have invested in a technology business. In others, directors are selected from outside the IT industry, perhaps because of their connections or success in complementary businesses. A board of directors can be a big asset. After all, the board gives a business the opp