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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
I'm zipping through the streets of Portland, Ore., in a Lincoln Navigator while a "Knight Rider" episode streams over the Internet to a screen mounted to the car's dashboard. The technology driving the demonstration? WiMax, the much-hyped wireless standard that promises to deliver Internet to consumers and businesses at speeds up to five times faster than today's home broadband services.
The good news is that WiMax appears to work pretty MOREJon Fortt - Feb 9, 2009 6:31 PM ET
Good news is hard to come by these days, so here's a nugget about a business that's found a silver lining in the economic clouds.
I grabbed breakfast this morning with Serguei Sofinski, CEO of Intermedia, a privately held software-as-a-service company that sells a browser-based version of Microsoft (MSFT) Exchange e-mail that customers use for a pay-as-you-go monthly fee. Sofinski's business isn't immune to the economic climate – he didn't see MOREJon Fortt - Jan 27, 2009 2:53 PM ET
The Linux version of the HP Mini 1000 will sell for $379 when it arrives in January. While the laptop itself won't sink Microsoft, it's one more example of how powerful PC companies are relying less on Windows, and doing more software themselves. Image: HP
In January, Hewlett-Packard will introduce a glossy black mini-laptop at retail for a mere $379. When it does, it will become the first major computer maker MOREJon Fortt - Oct 29, 2008 8:16 AM ET
The tech-heavy Nasdaq has cratered in recent weeks, but some companies have less to fear than others.
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In the past few days, Xerox (XRX), Yahoo (YHOO) and eBay (EBAY) each announced plans to cut thousands of jobs. Esteemed Silicon Valley VC firm Sequoia Capital is warning entrepreneurs that it's time to batten down the hatches because the good MOREJon Fortt - Oct 24, 2008 8:22 AM ET
The first phone to use Google's Android operating system will be available on October 22.
If Google plays its cards right, its unveiling of the first Android-powered phone on Tuesday will prove to be more than a distraction from iPhone-mania – it will be the moment the search giant capitalizes on Apple's control issues.
First, the lowdown on Google's (GOOG) Android mobile operating system. The first phone to use it, the MOREJon Fortt - Sep 23, 2008 9:34 AM ET
With a line of stylish new drives and a TV marketing campaign, Seagate hopes to make digital backup more popular than ... well, flossing. Image: Seagate
Aaron Levie runs his own online storage and collaboration company, so he sounds a little sheepish when he admits that, before he founded Box.net, he didn't back up the files on his computer. He's not alone. Recent studies show that at most, 17 percent of MOREJon Fortt - Sep 19, 2008 8:55 AM ET
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