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The HP Era, not to be confused with Fiorinacene Era, known for its tar pits

HP on Tuesday reported a 50.7 percent quarterly net income increase in an earnings report that handily beat Wall Street analysts' expectations, thanks to cost-cutting measures and strong sales of PCs and printing supplies. It was a dramatic Read More →

In my defense, your honor, the product was clearly identified as "Phantom"

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has finally dropped the hammer on Tim Roberts. This morning the commission charged the former chief executive of video game developer Infinium Labs with running a scheme to artificially inflate the Read More →

RIAA lab working on ear-metering technology

If you thought the recording industry had run out of ways to alienate its customers, you'd best think again (see "Music industry to recoup alleged file-sharing losses one 12-year-old at a time"). The Recording Industry Association of Read More →

I know we can't keep her home forever, but it's a forked-up world out there

Sun Microsystems plans to open-source Java ... just as soon as it can figure out how to do it. During the opening address of the company's 11th annual JavaOne user group conference in San Francisco, CEO Jonathan Schwartz pledged Read More →

Captain, we're losing the anti-Mac shields on the left hemisphere!

"Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?"

--Steve Jobs

Popular perception has long been that Macs are more expensive than PCs, a viewpoint no doubt Read More →


"We are a little over the edge right now in terms of our disorganization, but in six months we will probably have it fixed."

-- Google co-founder Larry Page admits that trying "to organize the world's information" is nothing Read More →

Off Topic

Internet help desk and Robin Williams plays Spore (Not suitable for the easily offended) Read More →

It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.

If the current administration's policies on privacy get any more intrusive, we're going to have to start broadcasting GMSV over pirate radio. Last week brought with it news that the National Security Agency has secretly amassed call records of Read More →
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