LEGACY Reuters Summits

Apple should look at music sub service: Napster CEO

February 28, 2006

Napster Chairman and Chief Executive Chris Gorog on Tuesday said Apple Computer Inc., the digital music market giant that popularized the sale songs online for 99 cents each, would be, er, ignorant of a shift in the market if it fails to start selling monthly or annual subscriptions to its iTunes service.

$2 for a DVD? Too much! (in China), Time Warner says

February 28, 2006

Psssst! Got $2 and looking for a copy of, say, Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings on DVD?

Corning Inc says “We Love New York!”

February 28, 2006

love_ny_smaller.jpgBreathe easy, residents of Corning, New York — your biggest employer is staying put.

How much will men pay to avoid asking for directions?

February 28, 2006

Harold Goddijn, Chief Executive of navigation systems maker TomTom, says the the GPS-based navigation systems are “still very much a guy thing.”

Broadband TV: BT to spend more

February 28, 2006

BT Group’s take on broadband broadcasting is enthuisastic. At the summit today, the chief executive of BT Group’s consumer arm said of broadband TV, “We have spent tens of millions of pounds on it and we will spend more tens of millions of pounds.”

Check yourself out in the Persuasive Mirror

February 28, 2006

Ever wonder what you will look like a decade from now if you keep drinking nine beers a night? Accenture Chief Technology Officer Don Rippert has a view. Listen to him talk about Accenture’s idea for the “Persuasive Mirror.”

Open source becoming a good investment bet — Accenture CTO

February 28, 2006

Accenture’s Chief Technology Officer Don Rippert gives his views on what are some hot areas for investment in the tech sector. Open source looms large in his predictions… interesting because Accenture has long been a big promoter of Microsoft technologies. Follow the link below to hear his discussion or read the Reuters story.

Audio Interview with Qwest CEO Richard Notebaert

February 27, 2006

Richard Notebaert, CEO of Qwest, gives his views on the company and the industry outlook. Here is the full audio of the interview with a panel of Reuters journalists led by Sinead Carew…. Listen to the interview

Video interviews: CA, Qwest chief executives

February 27, 2006

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Richard Notebaert, the chairman and chief executive of Qwest Communications says the telecom provider sees further ‘growth opportunity’ in offering high speed internet. Watch interview

Qwest in no rush to make Internet television push

February 27, 2006

While Internet television may be the global rallying cry for phone companies seeking to wrest video customers away from cable and satellite television rivals, Richard Notebaert, the chairman and CEO of Qwest Communications, questions how ready customers are to buy IPTV, or Internet Protocol Television.