31Apr 5, 2000
Closing the Digital Divide
Panelists talked about increasing access to computer technology both domestically and in developing nations. They concentrated on the areas of technology, health and education, saying that ...
77Apr 3, 2000
Microsoft Antitrust Ruling Reaction
Senior Microsoft executives talked to reporters about the federal ruling against the corporation. A federal judge ruled that the corporation violated the Sherman Antitrust Act and used its ...
36Jan 31, 2000
Laying the Foundation for Global Health
World business and political leaders discussed the process of globalization. They tried
to find solutions to problems in areas of health, agriculture, and poverty around
192Jun 15, 1999
High Technology Impact on the U.S. Economy
Witnesses testified about how computers and the Internet affected the U.S. economy and how it had changed education. They also addressed the issues of intellectual property, security software, ...
62Mar 25, 1999
Book Discussion on Business @ the Speed of Thought
Mr. Gates talked about his book, Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System, published by Warner Books. The book offers a 12-step program for companies wanting ...
14Dec 2, 1998
Innovational Opportunity in the Digital Age
Mr. Gates talked about business opportunities in the digital age. He also described the technological advances in computers that he believes will occur in the future and the effect this ...
57Oct 12, 1998
Future of Technology
Mr. Gates talked with students about the impact of computers and the Internet on our future lives. He discussed the world wide web as the world’s largest market place and the ...
36Jun 10, 1998
Policy Issues Facing the Software Industry
Computer industry executives met to talk about copyright protection, electronic commerce, encryption and industry competitiveness. The group also recognized Rep. Goodlatte for his work ...
83May 18, 1998
Microsoft Anti-Trust Negotiations
Mr. Gates reacted to the antitrust suit filed against Microsoft by the Department of Justice. He said the charges of a monopoly concerning the Internet server were “outrageous” ...
52May 4, 1998
Cable TV: 50 Years and Growing
Mr. Greenfield and Mr. Gates talked about the history of cable television and the future of the industry. Mr. Gates talked about the innovations in cable television and the ...
200Mar 3, 1998
Computer Industry Competition
Committee members heard testimony from several computer industry leaders on the changing nature of competition in the industry. Witnesses testified about how Microsoft’s position as the ...
36Feb 2, 1998
Business Strategies for the 21st Century
Panelists discussed how technological changes will possibly change business practices and priorities. They examined issues such as competitor monitoring, the declining cost of customer ...
23Jul 30, 1997
The National Governors' Association concluded their annual conference by hearing from Mr. Alexander and Mr. Gates. Mr. Alexander talked about education and posed the question of ...
85Jun 4, 1997
Software Industry Role in U.S. Economy
Several computer industry leaders held a news conference to stress the importance of the software industry to overall economic growth. Gates, Bartz, Schmidt and Grove briefed reporters on the ...
66Apr 28, 1997
Technology and Society
Mr. Gates talked about the influence of technology on society and business and described the experience of starting his company. He compared computers to the printing press and the ...
44Feb 6, 1996
New Digital Economy
The panelists talked about the role of technology in today’s world, including future techology, interactive media and the recent Telecommunications Bill.
59Nov 28, 1995
Technology in Education
Deputy Secretary Kunin spoke about how techonology can be utilized in education. She emphasized the need for partnership between the information industry and the educational system to broaden ...
58Nov 28, 1995
Future of Computing
Mr. Gates talked about computers and the future of the U.S. and about his new book, The Road Ahead. He talked about the Internet and showed a musical video on the state of electronic ...
42Sep 26, 1994
Future of Communications Technology
The panelists discussed the role of technology in the development of the communications industry, focusing on the roles of the computer industry, the role of computer networks in the information ...
48Sep 26, 1994
Future of Communications Technology
Mr. Gates delivered the keynote address for this portion of the conference, discussing the development of new applications for new communications technology. The program featured ...
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