Monthly Archives: February 2006

Apple should look at music sub service: Napster CEO

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 … Continue reading

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

Psssst! Got $2 and looking for a copy of, say,¬†Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings on DVD? If you are shopping in China, where widespread piracy of software, music, films and other goods has provoked constant complaints from multinational … Continue reading

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Corning Inc says “We Love New York!”

Breathe easy, residents of Corning, New York — your biggest employer is staying put. Peter Volanakis Chief Operating Officer, of Corning Inc., on Tuesday said the company, which makes fiber optic cable and liquid crystal glass used in TVs and … Continue reading

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How much will men pay to avoid asking for directions?

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

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Broadband TV: BT to spend more

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 … Continue reading

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Check yourself out in the Persuasive Mirror

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.” Read … Continue reading

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Open source becoming a good investment bet — Accenture CTO

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. … Continue reading

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Audio Interview with Qwest CEO Richard Notebaert

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 For more on … Continue reading

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Video interviews: CA, Qwest chief executives

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 ¬† CA’s chief executive John Swainson says India is a big growth market for the … Continue reading

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Qwest in no rush to make Internet television push

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 … Continue reading

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