Bernie Ebbers, the former CEO of WorldCom who is serving a 25-year prison term for masterminding an $11 billion accounting scandal, wants President Bush to lighten his sentence.
At the Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2003 in San Diego, Gartner analysts ask Michael Capellas why he took on the role of saving beleaguered industry giant WorldCom.
CNET editors sit down with Gary Bloom as he speaks out on the accounting crisis in corporate America, Larry Ellison's problems at Oracle, and IT spending on disaster recovery.
Worldcom goes down and an Internet celebrity is born.
Facebook Connect and Google Friend Connect open to the public within moments of each other; Firefox plug-in turns Amazon.com into piracy heaven; and former WorldCom CEO Bernie Ebbers asks for commuted sentence.
Corporate fraud didn't start with Enron, Tyco, and WorldCom and it didn't end with them, either. Fraud is rampant in the technology industry. What most employees, investors, and consumers don't realize is how much it costs them.
Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.
The iPhone 5 exploded out of the gate with the company's usual frenzy, but can sales hold up?
Attorney says homeless client was arrested in Mountain View, Calif., coffeehouse and remains in police custody for now.