The U.S. version of Germany's blockbuster tech trade fair makes its debut, taking over the spot on the June calendar formerly reserved for PC Expo. The goal of the show: having exhibitors make good business contacts.
Highs and lows of CeBit America 1.0
The technology show begins its U.S. incarnation not with a bang but a whimper. On the bright side, organizers next year won't have to start from scratch.
Next-gen SCSI prototype shown
Three tech allies demonstrate a new storage technology they believe will keep a venerable hard drive standard safe from extinction.
NEC plans server strategy changes
A new executive at the company is pushing to improve sales of the crash-resistant servers it sells in the United States.
NTT DoCoMo: 3G catching on
Third-generation mobile phone use is starting to surge in Japan as the network coverage and phone quality improves, an NTT executive says.
Gyro-remote takes control of Windows XP
With a wave of the hand, a new gyroscopic remote control can control a computer running Windows XP Media Center, says its maker Gyration.
PalmSource aims OS at businesses
The company's new operating system is intended to make the Palm OS more useful in corporate settings.
Conway speech ignores Oracle bid
PeopleSoft CEO Craig Conway talks up enterprise software and makes only a veiled reference to a rival's hostile bid for his company.
Japanese 3G phones get U.S. airing
Mobile phone giant NTT DoCoMo touts sophisticated Asian phones at CeBit in an effort to spur U.S. interest in high-speed wireless phone service.
Iomega debuts DVD combo drive
The company unveils a drive that can read and write numerous DVD formats, but Sony responds with a rebate on its rival product, which has had the market to itself.
Gateway talks business
The company, which is on a quest to return to profitability by transforming itself into a consumer-electronics brand, uses CeBit to reassure business customers.
Hope springs eternal for MCI's Capellas
The bubble may have burst and computing companies may be struggling, but MCI chief Michael Capellas has rosy projections that harken back to a more optimistic time.
U.S. CeBit seeks business elite
Unlike sister show CeBit Hannover, which boasts hundreds of thousands of attendees, CeBit America is aiming at a much smaller number of corporate executives.
HP expands wireless use in portables
Hewlett-Packard plans to launch a line of iPaq PDAs next week, adding to a cavalcade of new HP mobile computing products.
Notebook lineup gets a makeover at HP
The computer maker plans to come out with about 10 new models before the end of the year. Think big screens, DVD+RW and Intel wireless technology.
Germany's CeBit cleans up with new tech
Mobility was all the rage, with Samsung phones picking up the Palm OS, Microsoft talking up Media2Go and other software, and more. But business software giants including PeopleSoft, Oracle and SAP had their say as well.