roundup Microsoft uses its customer conference in Orlando, Fla., to lay out what's on the horizon for the company and the IT industry.
In Washington, CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh wonders why tech CEOs' proposals to improve U.S. education are so modest.
Microsoft executives describe improvements in security and other areas, plus a new Exchange update, at the company's developer conference.
Microsoft is expected to lay off Longhorn evangelism in favor of current products at its IT conference next week.
RFID tags will be embedded into badges at the annual Tech.Ed conference in Sydney as part of a tracking experiment. Those who opt out will have less access to conference info.
Hewlett-Packard is sponsoring the Diversity in Education Initiative, a $4 million effort to fund educational partnerships between universities and K-12 schools in Los Angeles and San Jose, California; El Paso, Texas; and Boston. The funds are to be used to create math and science tutoring programs, internships, and to enhance existing educational programs.