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"I may be the first CEO in history to celebrate receiving an SEC subpoena."

-- Michael Dell could really learn a thing or two about spinning bad news from Overstock CEO  Patrick Byrne, couldn't he?

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ICANN tires of HOT.XXX ACTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, has finally choked the .xxx chicken. On Wednesday the group voted 9-5 to reject the controversial proposal to create a domain name for the adult entertainment Read More →

Schmidt life-expectancy results show Google Health still needs fine-tuning

"How long will I live?" That was the question Google CEO Eric Schmidt once posed to his search engine. "I was told, 64. I found another answer, 82; I liked that more," he recalled during the company's annual press Read More →

Gary McKinnon, the last Lone Gunman

Don't know about you, but I'm rooting hard for the extradition of accused British hacker Gary McKinnon to the U.S. in the hope that in open court, his "X-Files" defense will finally blow the lid off the dark government Read More →


"During Q1 we tried to fix our support problems in hopes that would spike growth in the crummy PC market, but that didn't work so we tried to save the quarter by cutting prices earlier and more than expected. Trouble Read More →

Now why couldn't Google have done something like this?

Have you heard the wonderful news? Vonage is planning to go public, and in an act of extraordinary altruism is inviting its customers to share in its bounty. Earlier this week the Internet phone company sent voice mail Read More →

We're studying history, grandpa; today we learned about TV networks

TiVo may be struggling to hold on to market share against the increasing aggressive incursions of the cable companies, but it's showing it will not go down quickly or easily. This morning the digital video recorder pioneer signed a Read More →

Honey, does the tax board usually send handwritten thank-yous?

Soaring gas prices don't seem to have slowed the Google wealth engine one iota. California collected a record $11.3 billion in personal income tax receipts in April -- $4.3 billion more than it collected last April -- thanks in large Read More →
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