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"Principally and philosophically, we are aligning with the notion that intellectual property should not be proprietarily owned by any commercial company."

-- Danielle Tiedt, general manager of search content acquisition at MSN, moments before being dragged into Bill Gates' office.

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License "Business @ The Speed Of Thought" under Creative Commons? Bahahahahaha. Nice try, Brewster.

Microsoft is following Google in the cagey business of offering online searches of books and other writings, although in a way that will avoid the criticism and legal hurly-burly that has plagued its rival. Redmond announced late Tuesday that Read More →

Tonight on "VH1: Where Are They Now?" The Motorola ROKR

“We got off to a little bit of a rough start. People were looking for an iPod and that's not what it is. We may have missed the marketing message there." That's what Motorola CEO Ed Zander had to say Read More →

Does the AppleCare policy cover chiropractor visits?

If laptops get any bigger, we're going to have to start calling them desktops. Computer manufacturers are cranking out new portables with increasingly larger screens, and according to IDC, consumers like what they see. Indeed, the wide-screen format, found Read More →

In recognition of your hard work, we'd like to present you with this offer of continued employment

The average information technology worker received a 3 percent raise this year. Those that got raises at all, that is. That sum is slightly below the 3.2 percent average raise received by other American workers, but IT folks aren't Read More →


"People associate us with ... online peer-to-peer networks that swap digital music or movies illegally. But we uphold copyright laws. ... When someone shares a DVD with a friend on Napster, both end up with a copy. On Peerflix, the Read More →

And now with this unfortunate disagreement behind us, we can get on with the important business of mismanaging the Internet

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the Internet's domain name "management body" -- and I use that term loosely (see ".asinine" and "Debate over .xxx domain slowly builds toward climax") -- has finally settled its 18-month Read More →

No, that's the layout of the Halloween corn maze. This is the Itanium roadmap.

Itanium customers who initially viewed Sun's Get off the "Itanic" promotion as little more than a smear campaign are today wondering if it wasn't prescient advice, after Intel said it is delaying three forthcoming revisions of the, ahem, Read More →
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