French President wants Internet Tax

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Never slow to burnish his reputation as an iconoclast, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed funding France's state-owned television stations by taxing an activity economists and communications experts have come to consider almost sancrosanct: the...

President Bush Signs Internet Tax Freedom Act

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As expected, President Bush has extended the moratorium on state and local government Internet access taxes by signing H.R. 3678, the "Internet Tax Freedom Act Amendment Acts of 2007," into law this week. Congress voted...

Salesforce.com President Leaves Company

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John Freeland has announced today that he leaving his position as president of worldwide operations at Salesforce.com, a company which creates on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, to become CEO and president at Information Resources,...

Video game industry group names new president

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The Entertainment Software Association, the U.S. video game industry's trade association, has announced Michael Gallagher will take over presidential duties at the association later in May. Gallagher was the chief telecommunications and policy adviser to...

Piracy worked for us, Romania president tells Gates

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Pirated Microsoft Corp software helped Romania to build a vibrant technology industry, Romanian President Traian Basescu told the company's co-founder Bill Gates on Thursday. "Piracy helped the young generation discover computers. It set off the...

Google Maps Is Terror Tool Says Indian President

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India's President, Abdul Kalam, has voiced public concern over Google Maps, an online mapping tool that mixes traditional maps with satellite photographs, via an online interface. Kalam, talking after a meeting with security...

Interview with ESRB President Patricia Vance

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CNET today has posted an interview with Patricia Vance, President of the Electronic Software Ratings Board, discussing topics ranging from the fallout from the GTA: San Andreas "Hot Coffee" scandal to the ratings process the...

Microsoft schmoozes open source president

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Microsoft has made one of its most direct overtures to the open-source software community to date, in the form of an invitation to Michael Tiemann, president of the Open Source Initiative (OSI), to begin a...

Nintendo President Reveals Revolution Details

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As more speculation arises about Nintendo's latest console, Satoru Iwata comments on the new machine. By Eduardo Vasconcellos | March 31, 2005. According to an article on Gamesindustry.biz, Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, has revealed...

Nintendo President Says "Users Don't Want Online Games"

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According to an interview with the Japan Economic Foundation's Japan Spotlight Bimonthly publication, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has stated that online games aren't in demand. Comparing the Minna no Golf Online (Hot Shot Golf) to...

New President for LucasArts

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Ever since Simon Jeffrey abruptly left the company on October 9 of last year, LucasArts has been without a president. That changed yesterday, when Jim Ward was appointed to the position atop LucasFilm's game...

Sega Get New President

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Following the recently failed mergers, the president of industry giant Sega, Hideki Sato, has stepped down to be replaced by one of Sega's top employees, Hisa Oguchi. All the details but one click away. ...

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