Perspectives from industry analysts
A dose of commentary from leading industry analysts and pundits.
February 6, 2002 12:00 PM PST
NetCap Securities analyst Tom Taulli writes that hostile takeovers may soon become an increasingly familiar part of the technology horizon.
Robert von Goeben
February 6, 2002 4:00 AM PST
In the past three months, the drought in venture capital spending has been attributed to a number of things. VC Robert von Goeben takes a long hard look at what's going on in the VC trenches.
February 5, 2002 4:00 AM PST
Venture capitalist Jennifer Fonstad writes that advances from the nano-scale world of science may be responsible for generating the next big wave of technology innovation.
January 29, 2002 12:00 PM PST
U.S. Rep. Rick Boucher says the law is flawed and has tipped the copyright balance toward complete protection and away from information availability.
January 18, 2002 12:00 PM PST
commentary Counterpane Internet Security's Bruce Schneier says that Bill Gates should be given credit for making security and privacy a top priority. But will the promises stick?
January 18, 2002 11:30 AM PST
commentary Microsoft's Craig Mundie says since computers are becoming more ubiquitous, it's high time we built trust into them from the ground up.
January 18, 2002 11:30 AM PST
commentary Microsoft's Craig Mundie says since computers are becoming more ubiquitous, it's high time we build trust into them from the ground up.
November 23, 2001 4:00 AM PST
Microsoft knows getting independent developers onboard is key to its Web services strategy. But CNET News.com's Charles Cooper says developers will have to make uncomfortable choices.
November 9, 2001 4:00 AM PST
Sure, she's taking a gamble, but it's a smart one, writes CNET News.com's Charles Cooper. He says HP's CEO should get the benefit of the doubt from trust-fund critics sour on Compaq.
October 12, 2001 5:00 PM PDT
Hewlett-Packard's Jim Bell says the Internet standards body must adopt a patent policy that encourages innovation.
September 27, 2001 4:00 AM PDT
Robert McCashin, CEO of Identix, says the deployment of biometric technology can help airports screen against hijackers. But he cautions against the potential for abuse.
September 7, 2001 12:00 PM PDT
On the five-year anniversary of CNET News.com's founding, Jai Singh offers his reflections on the state of online journalism and a promise about the future.
July 28, 2001 4:00 AM PDT
American Enterprise Institute scholar Thomas W. Hazlett says wrong-headed government rules have created regulatory risks that have torpedoed hopes of faster Internet deployment.
June 29, 2001 4:00 AM PDT
Brian Livingston talks to some of the biggest junk e-mailers in the business, learning how they render software filters useless.
January 25, 2001 4:00 AM PST
Another big Internet bust-up story in the making? Read what Ashok Kumar has to say about the outlook for storage service providers, a cyber breed that may be living on borrowed time.
September 5, 2000 4:00 AM PDT
Many market commentators believed the IPO market had shrugged off its springtime blahs, yet, as results indicate, last month was anything but stellar.
December 1, 1999 4:00 AM PST
The trend is to include a lock-up agreement within a company's prospectus, but there has been a decline in the average number of days that the agreement can remain in effect.
June 10, 1999 4:00 AM PDT
For a lack of better metrics, reach, page views, and aggregate viewers have emerged as the basic measurements that advertisers and investors use as benchmarks for AOL, Yahoo, Infoseek, and others.
May 18, 1999 4:00 AM PDT
As e-commerce wannabes, Internet service provider start-ups, and on-line journals jockey for investors' attention, the flood of offerings may overwhelm the market.
January 1, 1999 4:00 AM PST
Compaq, Amazon, Dell, and marketing buzzwords top the list of what is in our crystal ball for the year to come.