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Booting Up: Sony Baloney Edition

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After projected losses of $6.4 billion, Sony will cut 10,000 jobs as part of its "One Sony" mission [Engadget] LinkedIn competitor Viadeo secures $32 million, will focus on Europe, China, Russia and other developing countries [The Next Web] Court: computer code does not constitute property [Gizmodo] Security company OneID is...
Booting Up: Sony Baloney Edition

Newsweek in 1995: Why the Internet will Fail.

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This is good. A blog called Three Word Chant has dug up an infamous Newsweek article dating back to 1995 titled “The Internet? Bah!” . There are a number of quotes that will leave you grinning proudly about how wrong author Clifford Stoll was, but before we criticise, let’s accept this...
Newsweek in 1995: Why the Internet will Fail.
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In This 1995 Column, A Newsweek Writer Says Internet Hype Is 'Baloney'

3 ways to deal with digital media when you die

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A U.K. paper created a fuss this week when it reported that Bruce Willis would sue Apple for the right to pass on his iTunes collection to his children when he dies. The story turned out to be baloney and was quickly debunked by Willis’ wife. But the tale still...
3 ways to deal with digital media when you die

Why Google shouldn't have to admit its privacy sins

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The gadfly activist group Consumer Watchdog grabbed more headlines this week after a federal judge let it weigh in on Google’s $22.5 million privacy settlement with the FTC. Consumer Watchdog is jumping up and down because the settlement, which punishes Google for hacking shenanigans, doesn’t require the company to admit...
Why Google shouldn't have to admit its privacy sins

PayPal was no friend in need

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We thought we were protected by paying through PayPal - but it won't return money taken by bogus MMA car insurance brokersMy son took out a £1,300 car insurance policy - or so he thought - with the insurer MMA. I encouraged him to play safe and use my PayPal...
PayPal was no friend in need

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Why Samsung's Case Against Apple Is Baloney (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Up As Markets Rally  Markets are up to start the week as the rally in Europe sparks optimism. Shares of AAPL are up as well, taking tech with it. Investors remain focused...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Why Samsung's Case Against Apple Is Baloney (AAPL)

Will New WTC Deal Provide Enough New Office Space?

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Last week, the Port Authority and World Trade Center leaseholder Larry Silverstein struck a deal to jumpstart (again!) rebuilding at Ground Zero. The plan, which involves financing from the Port Authority, city and state as well as a promise from Silverstein to find private investment, was hailed as a...
Will New WTC Deal Provide Enough New Office Space?

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the overnight news: Google made a ton of product announcements at its big developer's conference yesterday. You can catch up on all of them here. These are the 19 best venture capitalists investing in enterprise tech. Google is joining with NASA to buy a computer "which performs...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
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