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"A billion soon-to-be-online Chinese will forever associate Google with lame and censored search results."

-- Andy Kessler says there's a right way and a wrong way to sell out and Google, like many before it, chose the latter with its Read More →

Disclaimer: Ben Reitzes does not hold a position in AAPL, although right now he wishes he did

Apple shares are on a tear this morning, having risen about 6.3 percent at this writing after a UBS analyst said the company may bring its Intel-based iBooks to market in the next few months. "While we believe there Read More →

And we'll release it in China as soon as the censors check the code for comments

Speculation has swirled for years that Google was working on an OS of its own. Now comes word that the search juggernaut does indeed have a desktop OS project. Google has confirmed to The Register it is working on Read More →

Tell me again how Vista's greatest selling point is its security features

Security is an option, not a feature. That seems to be the mindset up in Redmond these days. Though Microsoft has aggressively promoted its forthcoming Windows Vista operating system as a unrivaled secure desktop, the OS reportedly lacks any Read More →

A music service? Are you kidding? We just got finished botching a video service.

With all this chatter about a Google digital music service, it was only a matter of time before someone suggested the company was mulling an alliance with Napster. Which is just what The New York "HEADLESS BODY FOUND IN Read More →


"A cyborg from the future is sent into the past to prevent Bambi from overthrowing the Matrix by killing his mother sooner so that he is never born. I know, it sounds a bit like the first one, but this Read More →

'Course what we'd really like to do is "prioritize" some of these services right out of business …

Net neutrality, in the real world, is a relative term. At least to telecoms like BellSouth and AT&T who continue to lobby for the right to create a two-tiered Internet, where their own Internet services would be transmitted faster Read More →

Silicon Valley Business Rule No. 37: Don't haggle with a hitman

If Amr Mohsen's business decisions were as stupid as his legal ones are alleged to be, the valley will likely be better off without him. Today Mohsen, founder of San Jose electronics firm Aptix, will find himself in a San Read More →
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