Kerry pushes tech platform Video
Silicon Valley likes to think it has political influence in Washington. But will the big tech issues du jour interest the general electorate during the run-up to the presidential election in November? CNET News' Declan McCullagh, who attended the Democratic and Republican national conventions, sits down with Charles Cooper on Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief to talk about how the tech policy debate is likely to play out over the next couple of months.
Company CEO Bojan Bojanovic stops by CNET's office to demo the start-up's Instant Heart Rate and Stress Checker apps. CNET contributor Boonsri Dickinson tries out the heart rate app and finds out why measuring stress levels is important for long-term health.
During the presidential campaigning four years ago, YouTube didn't even exist. Now it's a tool candidates must master to get their message across. CNET's Kara Tsuboi stops by the YouTube upload booths at the Democratic and Republican conventions to find out why Google's video site has such a big presence in Denver and St. Paul, Minn.
Katie Couric interviews former presidential candidate Michael Dukakis at the Democratic National Convention.
Tom and Brian answer viewer tech questions, and Ivan Kanevski of glassbooth.com stops by to demonstrate how the Web site helps you pick the presidential candidate that best represents you.
Ambassador Clifford Sobel speaks with ZDNet's Dan Farber at the High Tech Connections symposium in Silicon Valley. Formerly the chairman of Internet telephony company Net2Phone, Sobel said the Netherlands is focusing investment capital and resources on three areas: embedded systems, nanotechnology and broadband.
As the presidential campaigns heat up, it might be just as important for the candidates to cover their social media bases as it is to have a position on national health care. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best political apps and Web sites vying for your vote.
Reporting from Silicon Valley, CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari talks with representatives of start-up companies PowerBeam and Solexant. PowerBeam offers laser technology as an electricity option, while Solexant works on optimized solar-cell innovations. \r\n
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act has long been unpopular with a broad swath of computer users. And Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign has added itself to the list of critics. Join Charles Cooper and Declan McCullagh on the CNET News Daily Debrief to find out why.
From blog parodies and zingers pinging in the Twittersphere to data that candidates are collecting about you, Sumi Das reports on just how technology is changing the presidential election.