Small Camera, Big Vision

Not many Internet entrepreneurs can say their latest invention was inspired by childbirth. But Philippe Kahn, a veteran software executive whose reputation for big statements dates back to the founding days of the software industry, has often found inspiration in unusual places. This particular lightning bolt struck three-and-a-half years ago on the day Kahn’s wife […]

The Big Picture

A DECADE AGO, Philippe Kahn took on Bill Gates and lost. Now the software maverick is back for another round, and this time he’s catching the wireless wave. Once upon a time, a year after emigrating to the US from France without a job or a green card, Philippe Kahn founded Borland International and grew […]