Jon Fortt and Michael Copeland of Fortune weigh in on the latest buzz around Silicon Valley. (AAPL) (GOOG) (MSFT) (YHOO)Jon Fortt - Apr 28, 2009 5:18 PM ET
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On NBC's Press: Here, I talk with a panel about the latest issue of Fortune, the Fortune 500 list, and changes to the tech landscape. (AAPL) (MSFT) (INTC) (CSCO) (GOOG) (TIVO) (EBAY) (YHOO)Jon Fortt - Apr 27, 2009 3:42 PM ET
During Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz's conference call Tuesday to discuss the company's quarterly results, there was much to discuss: Sales fell 13% and profits sank 78% as advertisers cut back on online spending. And the company confirmed reports of layoffs, saying it would shed about 675 jobs. Yet analysts seemed to care about only one thing: Yahoo's search business.
The worst-kept secret in the tech world is that Yahoo MOREJon Fortt - Apr 22, 2009 1:06 PM ET
Cisco CIO Rebecca Jacoby
Even in these tough economic times, tech giant Cisco offers employees some pretty sweet benefits: Employees can visit on-campus doctors and dietitians, drop off dry cleaning, or get an oil change, and now they can pick the kind of computer they want to use at work.
That's right - Cisco has started letting workers choose from a handful of laptops, including an Apple MacBook Pro. Only don't call MOREJon Fortt - Apr 15, 2009 8:37 AM ET
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On the San Francisco Bay Area's local NBC station, Jon Fortt and Sarah Lacy talk to Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster about controversies surrounding the company. This episode of Press:Here airs on Sunday, 3/22. Part 1 of 4. (EBAY) (YHOO) (GOOG) (MNI) (GCI) (NWS) (MSFT) (AAPL)Jon Fortt - Mar 20, 2009 5:31 PM ET
Jon Fortt recaps Apple's preview of the next-generation iPhone OS, due this summer. (AAPL) (RIMM) (T) (PALM) (MOT) (NOK) (MSFT)Jon Fortt - Mar 18, 2009 8:47 PM ET
Cisco CEO John Chambers and Intel CEO Paul Otellini (center) are flanked by other Cisco executives as they explain how the two companies will work together on servers. Photo: Cisco
Cisco's new servers use more memory and faster I/O connections than mainstream competitors, and they come loaded with management software. Photo: Cisco
John Chambers is known for delivering Cisco's sales pitch like a revival preacher, complete with a country twang – and MOREJon Fortt - Mar 17, 2009 9:26 AM ET
Jon Fortt talks to Kenworth about a practical use for cloud computing.Jon Fortt - Mar 13, 2009 4:00 PM ET
Here's one group you won't hear complaining too bitterly about government spending: Tech executives.
They may be deficit hawks when it comes to their own balance sheets, but leaders of the largest technology companies these days are positioning global stimulus packages - including the Obama administration's $787 billion stimulus plan - as a necessary evil. And while they're careful to avoid promoting any particular political ideology, there's a common refrain among MOREJon Fortt - Mar 11, 2009 2:53 PM ET
Cisco CEO John Chambers needs to try new things to keep his company growing while corporate technology budgets shrink.
It is the buzz of the tech world: Cisco Systems may soon try selling servers, those heavy-duty computers that companies use to run critical back-office applications. The prospect of router giant Cisco's entering the already crowded $55-billion-a-year server market is intriguing (imagine if LeBron James decided to try his hand at football) MOREJon Fortt - Mar 5, 2009 10:00 AM ET
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