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  • Programming Note

    I’m off for the next two weeks. John Murrell will be sitting in for me while I’m away. I’ll see you again in mid-October.

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  • Hello, Mom? It’s Skype. I got accepted at San Jose State!

    The folks from Skype and parent eBay must have done their homework, because whatever they turned in this week to San Jose State University administrators averted a pending campuswide ban […]

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  • Larry Sonsini SJD IANAL

    From: Sonsini, Larry Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 4:05 p.m. To: Tom Perkins Subject: RE: HP Confidential Tom, I looked into the conduct of the investigation and got a report […]

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  • Quoted

    Joe Barton: “If I called you up, Ms. Dunn, and said, ‘I’d like your phone records,’ would you give them to me?” Pattie Dunn: “In your position, I would give […]

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  • Cuban: I’m not a moron, although I do occasionally play one at basketball games

    Cuban: I’m not a moron, although I do occasionally play one at basketball games

    Take Mark Cuban out of the bidding for YouTube. Because he’s no moron, and according to the outspoken entrepreneur, you’d clearly have to be one to purchase the popular video […]

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  • Keep it moving, folks — gels and liquids in the bin, Sony batteries in the big asbestos box

    Keep it moving, folks — gels and liquids in the bin, Sony batteries in the big asbestos box

    “It’s kind of a Russian roulette now with regard to whose batteries will go up next.” – Rob Enderle, principal analyst at The Enderle Group Looks like the game of […]

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  • Off Topic

    Mr. Rogers plays Donkey Kong (Thanks Alan)

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  • ThinkPad latest victim of assaultin’ battery

    Sony is finding out that this battery brouhaha keeps its charge far longer than the batteries themselves. The latest to get a recall shock are the owners of about 526,000 […]

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  • ESPN out of its league in wireless game

    It must have looked so good on paper. Who has a greater hunger for up-to-the-minute news and video than sports fans? Who has a better brand in sports information than […]

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  • Zune? It’s the Aboriginal word for “loss leader”

    When it arrives at market on Nov. 14, Microsoft’s 30GB Zune digital media player will sell for $249 — about $.99 more than Apple Computer’s latest 30GB iPod (see “Gee, […]

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