Hashtag Trending – Theranos CEO settles fraud charges; former Equifax CIO charged with insider trading; big tech remembers Stephen Hawking

Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes settles the fraud charges against her company. The former CIO of Equifax has been charged with insider trading. And tech giants including Microsoft, Google, and Apple remember

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Who’s the most altruistic leader in Silicon Valley? The answer might surprise you [infographic]

Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates might be the world's richest man, and both he and Facebook Inc. co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have pledged to give away more than half their fortunes, but

Published on: June 30th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Innovation, collaboration, curiosity key to business success, Microsoft’s Gates and Nadella say

Fostering an innovative, open-minded, and collaborative corporate culture - one that gives employees the means to pursue new ideas and the freedom to abandon them if they don't work out - has a

Published on: September 30th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Apple vs. the FBI: What other tech execs are saying

Published on: February 29th, 2016 Dave Yin


Microsoft elevates cloud boss Satya Nadella to new CEO

Microsoft Corp.’s new CEO says his first day on the job is “a very humbling day for me.” In an email to employees Satya Nadella, who has been with the company for 22

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Tech community mourns passing of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the South African man who would serve a 27-year prison sentence and emerge to become President and lead the anti-apartheid movement, passed away yesterday at the age of 95. Mandela

Published on: December 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The meaning of Ballmer [an insider’s take]

Change at the top of the world’s largest tech companies is always a seismic event. We all remember where we were when we first heard Bill Gates was going to step down as

Published on: August 23rd, 2013 Carmi Levy

Bill Gates reveals details of final meeting with Jobs

Bill Gates has been inspired to push on with his philanthropic work after the death of Steve Jobs reminded him that we only have "limited time" on earth.Gates spoke to Nightline in a

Published on: January 27th, 2012 Ben Camm-Jones

People imbue the tech brand

 by Andrew Berthoff   Back in the late-1990s I wrote a column for Computer Dealer News in which I somewhat facetiously contended that the Pope is the world's greatest living spokesperson for a

Published on: November 7th, 2011 Andrew Berthoff

Replacing Steve Jobs: lessons learned from other tech CEO transitions

Now that Steve Jobs has stepped down as Apple's CEO, it's an understatement to say that his successor, Apple COO Tim Cook, has mighty big shoes to fill. Cook--who Jobs singled out to

Published on: September 7th, 2011 Eric Mack

Microsoft moments — good, bad and ugly

The year is 1975. Gerald Ford is in the White House, South Vietnam falls, Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in the "Thrilla in Manila" world championship boxing match, the late-night comedy show NBC's

Published on: March 25th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Windows 7 could make or break Microsoft

Microsoft's standing as an operating system developer is on the line today as the company launches Windows 7, according to analysts and other experts."There's a reputation issue at stake here," said Michael Silver,

Published on: October 28th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Success shared is success multiplied … especially in business

I just finished listening to the audio CD of Outliers, the new book by Malcolm Gladwell. He makes a point that success takes more than just being ambitious, extremely smart, or working hard.

Published on: May 5th, 2009 James Wong