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Spring Internet World It was not the "gee-whiz" feel of Internet World shows past that characterized this year's Spring Internet World. Instead, a distinctly corporate feel pervaded last week's show in Los Angeles.

Industry -- not customers -- dominated the show floor -- and many big companies were out in force to prove that their products can "do the Web."

Keynote speakers focused on how the Internet is pervading every corner of our lives -- and how their companies' products can help you do business better and smarter.

"Push" technology and E-commerce were also dominant themes -- as everyone tries to figure out how to enrich the Internet and bring it to the next level.

Here's a wrapup of all of PC Week's Internet World coverage, including keynotes, news, commentaries and special reports on PC Week Radio:

PC Week Radio coverage
  • PC Week editors and analysts on the show's most noteworthy themes and products (If you listened to our live Webcasts of these events, you must close and then reopen your browser to access the recorded files.)
  • Microsoft's Brad Chase on "push" technology
  • BackWeb's David Weiner on joining Microsoft in developing a standard format for "push" technology

    (If you listened to our live Webcasts of these events, you must close and then reopen your browser to access the recorded files.)

  • Apple CEO Gilbert Amelio wants to position the Mac as the platform of choice for Web developers, but also warned of significant layoffs to come at Apple.
    PC Week RadioListen to Amelio's keynote and an exclusive post-keynote interview.

  • Intel's Frank Gill, executive VP and general manager for the Internet and communications group, used his keynote to demonstrate a handful of Internet-based technologies that he says will help people make and save money on the Net.
    PC Week RadioPC Week Radio's Steve Kovsky spoke to Gill about the main themes of his address.

  • Digital CEO Robert Palmer described the Internet as real "information at your fingertips" and outlined how Digital products fit in to the Internet infrastructure.
    PC Week RadioListen to Palmer's keynote and an exclusive post-keynote interview.

  • IBM's John Patrick, vice president of Internet technology, predicted that tremendous growth in "E-business" will tax Net bandwidth and security -- but asserted that the Internet is basically safe for business.
    PC Week RadioListen to Patrick's keynote and an exclusive interview.



Intranets/'push' technology






  • Cisco serves up 'network appliance'
  • Sybase aims to simplify database transactions with dbQ
  • Digital to demo new AlphaServer package and NT clustering technology


  • Eric Lundquist on the new "push" at Internet World

  • Jim Louderback's 14 questions for Internet World attendees

    A couple of PC Week's columnists size up Netscape's Networked Enterprise strategy:

  • John Dodge hopes Netscape's intergalactic code words mean it's taking customers toward brave new worlds.

  • Even if you're not a Netscape customer, Eamonn Sullivan says its Networked Enterprise initiative demands attention.

  • With Netscape mapping a path to new enterprise computing territory, Jesse Berst says you have to decide if your company should travel to that territory and if Netscape is the right company to blaze the trail.

    Also: Spencer F. Katt found the sun and the tips to be sizzling in L.A. Be sure to check out Spence's Katt Party pix!


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