Cisco looks to salesman Robbins for tech leadership SEATTLE, May 4- Chuck Robbins, the veteran salesman chosen by Cisco Systems Inc to succeed legendary CEO John Chambers, must prove he has the technical knowledge to chart a new course and lead the network equipment maker into the new world of cloud-based computing. Cisco, like tech stalwarts Hewlett-Packard Co and IBM, is trying to branch out from its core business...
| By: Bill Rigby
CNBC update: 2 gunmen killed in Texas Two gunmen are killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas; Carly Fiorina announced her 2016 presidential bid; and the 60 year old Riviera hotel in Las Vegas is set to close, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.
Google embeds engineers as professors MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.- Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course. In ongoing efforts to diversify Silicon Valley's tech sector, Google is embedding engineers at a handful of Historically Black Colleges and Universities where they teach, mentor and advise...
Source: The Associated Press
| By: By MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer