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  • Smackworld — Apple and Jobs won’t be back

    In Silicon Valley, the widely observed winter holidays include Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the Macworld Expo, which begins with a festive rumor run-up in December and climaxes with a Steve […]

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  • Land mines scattered across Virgin territory

    Those following the debates over net neutrality and online privacy on this side of the pond would do well to keep an eye on the U.K.’s Virgin Media, which is […]

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  • Aiyeeee 7.0: Microsoft browser threat on the loose

    OK, if you’re reading this in an Internet Explorer window, shut down your browser right now and fire up an alternative. The rest of us will wait here until you […]

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  • Quoted

    “Come tomorrow and sort this hell hole out. Dinner and drinks, 4 pm. Bring wine and caviar only.” — One of three e-mails sent by a 44-year-old woman in her […]

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  • Off Topic

    The Laugh Button, for stand-up comedy on demand; Plushie, an interactive design system for plush toys; and the BennyHillifier, which lets you put “Yakety Sax” to any YouTube video.

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  • The gotcha and the gotcha-back

    Back in the day, a newspaper reporter could file an inflammatory story and at least get a good night’s sleep before the paper hit the street and the angry calls […]

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  • A $5 tip for the best explanation of vigorish

    Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis has spent a fair amount of time shuffling chips at various poker tables, so it’s not entirely surprising that there’s a bit of a casino business […]

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  • Quoted

    “PREDICTION: Few lines divide professional time from personal time, and that’s OK. In 2020, well-connected knowledge workers in more-developed nations have willingly eliminated the industrial-age boundaries between work hours and […]

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  • Off Topic

    Lifehacker’s most popular how-to features of 2008, the New York Times Magazine’s Year in Ideas 2008, and a growing aggregation of year-end lists for 2008.

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  • Intel sells some more VMware shares

    Intel sells some more VMware shares

    Intel sold 967,398 more shares of the 3.75 million shares of VMware it disclosed that it would sell in a filing on Nov. 3, bringing total sales under the plan […]

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