MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--"Innovation" has been thrown around so often in technology circles that to some, it's a four-letter word.
At one tech company, innovation can mean bringing a dazzling new product to store shelves. At another, it can translate to a tiny new button on a Web site. That's why, executives say, the word itself has been overused and devalued.
Still, new cutting-edge products mean everything to a successful tech company.
Executives from eBay, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, and others were here at SDForum's first Corporate Innovation and Research Fair on Friday to talk about … Read more