Gates Pushes Education, H-1Bs to Halt U.S. Brain Drain
by CRN Staff
Microsoft chairman advises Congress to invest in schools, raise cap on H-1B visas and incentivize R&D to counter 'acute' shortage of brainpower.
CRN Interview: Linksys Founder Says Time Is Right To Move On
Cisco Systems Thursday said Linksys founders Victor and Janie Tsao are leaving the consumer and SMB networking unit to help Cisco uncover business opportunities in China. Janie Tsao spoke with CRN Infrastructure Editor Jennifer Hagendorf Follett about the future of Linksys, opportunities for channel partners and the transition into her new role. Excerpts of the conversation follow.
Nortel Taps IBM Brain Trust For Product Development
by Rochelle Garner
Nortel has hired IBM consultants, engineers and scientists in an ongoing, joint-development effort to design and develop new products.
Pelosi Calls For More Broadband, Federal R&D Funding
by Antone Gonsalves
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday called for the addition of 100,000 new scientists, mathematicians, and engineers to the U.S. workforce in the next four years by providing more scholarships, financial assistance, and private sector opportunities to college students.
Intel Looks Beyond Quad Core
by Kristen Kenedy
Forget about quad core. Intel is already exploring ways to pack 10 to 100 cores on one die.
Solution Providers: Taking Sun Private Bad Idea
by Elizabeth Montalbano
A rumored plan to take Sun Microsystems private might not be the best idea for the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company, solution providers said this week.
Channel Relationship: How Long Can It Last?
by Craig Zarley
The value of emerging vendors can be short-lived, as many are acquired by larger vendors or soon become overdistributed.
Channel-Friendly Upstarts Dangle Better Profits
by CRN Staff
Many solution providers are opting for partnerships with smaller, mostly unknown vendors. Our exclusive research examines the business motivations and identifies 75 companies looking to the channel for groth.