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Gates' comments about the $100 PC project at MIT gets a strong reaction from reporters and editors Michael Kanellos, Mike Yamamoto, Tom Krazit and Mike Ricciuti.\r\n
Taj Mahal Badalandabad (Kal Penn) leaves behind Coolidge College for the halls of Camford University, where he looks to continue his education and teach an uptight student how to make the most of his academic career.
It's graduation time for college students, but today we're exploring an announcement from Paypal co-founder Peter Thiel offering a $100,000 fellowship to drop out and start their own company. He argues that people under 20 can learn more useful real-world skills at a start-up than at a University, where they'll ultimately leave in massive debt.
Several recent security issues have ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind questioning the status of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Initiative. Company Vice President Mike Nash joins Berlind to address some of his concerns.
Speaking to a packed house of engineering students at the University of California at Berkeley, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates gave his opinion on the role of open source and the company's relationship to it in a conversation with A. Richard Newton, dean of the school's College of Engineering.
Esther Dyson, newly appointed CNET editor-at-large, gives ZDNet's Dan Farber her views on the politically hot topic offshore outsourcing, technology adoption in small businesses, Google's controversial new Gmail service and the impact of social networking.
San Jose State University is partnering with tech startup Udacity, which offers online computer science and mathematics courses. CNET's Sumi Das explains how the first-of-its-kind program could help students graduate faster and save money.
"Offshoring" is the term du jour, but the process it describes is complicated and riddled with pitfalls. At the SandHill Group's Software 2004 conference in San Francisco, a panel of senior executives share their experiences and warn that the total costs of ownership can be higher than expected.
Harris Miller, the president of the Information Technology Association of America, tells CNET News.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper how American business should react to the heated campaign debate over sending U.S. jobs abroad.
Perhaps more than any single executive at Microsoft--including Chairman Bill Gates and CEO Steve Ballmer--Jim Allchin's reputation will be forever linked to his stewardship over the development of Windows. Now, with the imminent shipment of the Vista operating system, Allchin is finishing his 17-year career with Microsoft. Join CNET News.com's Charlie Cooper, Mike Ricciuti and Ina Fried as they assess the Allchin legacy on this week's edition of the News.com Reporters' Roundtable.