Archive for October, 2008

  • Off Topic

    An entertaining John McCain vs Barack Obama dance-off on YouTube. Plus, because we here at GMSV have electionitis: The Living Room Candidate, a fascinating archive of presidential campaign commercials.

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  • Quoted

    “We got feedback from reviews, from the press, a few bloggers here and there, oh, and some commercials.” — Steven Sinofsky, the Microsoft technologist who has led the development of […]

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  • LinkedIn gets more social

    I’ve been using LinkedIn for so long, I can’t really remember when I first signed up. You can find my profile here. At times, I take it for granted, and […]

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  • Attention, Wal-Mart shoppers

    A couple of developments at the world’s biggest retailer that affect Silicon Valley companies: 1. Wal-Mart has slashed prices to as low as 74 cents at its MP3 Music Downloads […]

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  • Quoted

    ‚ÄúThis historic settlement is a win for everyone. From our perspective, the agreement creates an innovative framework for the use of copyrighted material in a rapidly digitizing world, serves readers […]

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  • Off Topic

    For you gamers who are in the spirit: Best Video Game Pumpkins & Jack-O-Lanterns. And speaking of Halloween, check out this video of newly discovered vampire moths. Finally, Top 5 […]

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  • Google, Yahoo and Microsoft unite

    No, it’s not the merger of all mergers. The terrific/terrible three — depending on where you sit — are expected to announce today a common set of principles when doing […]

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  • PLX Technology hires first new CEO

    PLX Technology hires first new CEO

    PLX Technology announced the hiring Ralph Schmitt as its new chief executive Monday. He’s replacing Michael Salameh, who has been CEO since co-founding the company in 1986, according to an […]

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  • Health care premium for Maxim Integrated director cost more than $50K last year

    Health care premium for Maxim Integrated director cost more than $50K last year

    It seems likely that whoever is elected president a week from tomorrow, there are some changes in store regarding the growing issue of health care — how to provide it […]

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  • Another Leadis shareholder looking for increased value

    Another Leadis shareholder looking for increased value

    Dialectic Capital Management boosted the stake their funds hold in Leadis Technology, the Sunnyvale maker of mixed-signal chips used in flat-panel displays, to 10.3 percent. In the last 60 days […]

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