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Machiavelli's The Prince, part three: the personal in the political | Nick Spencer

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If the author's diplomatic career saturates The Prince, so does his desperation for redemption after his fall from graceThe Prince was a book of its time both politically (as we saw in week one) and intellectually (last week). But it was also a personal book, and we miss something of...
Machiavelli's The Prince, part three: the personal in the political | Nick Spencer
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Facebook's IPO disaster shrugged off by Silicon Valley

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Social network's shares continue to fall, but executives in California's technology hub say tech boom will continueRecriminations over Facebook's stock offering may be rattling Wall Street, but Silicon Valley considers the flotation a ruthless and successful smash-and-grab raid.Entrepreneurs and executives in California's technology hub shrugged off controversy over Facebook's IPO...
Facebook's IPO disaster shrugged off by Silicon Valley

Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness

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Much of Microsoft's 30-year history is a tale of bulldozing the rest of the world into doing what's best for Redmond. Although the company has taken a gentler tack in recent years, its Surface tablet augurs a return to ruthlessness. This time, though, the erstwhile PC leader has good...
Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness

Boot up: asymmetric Apple fans, manage email better, should Twitter charge?, and more

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Plus Google's MMI cuts, RIM looks to sell more pieces, Unix shell tips and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamManaging email realistically >> Matt GemmellTo effectively manage our email, we have to accept a few basic truths. They're hard...
Boot up: asymmetric Apple fans, manage email better, should Twitter charge?, and more

This week's new games

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The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings, Xbox 360Role-playing games normally stumble over themselves to let you customise your character, from gender to species to specialism in magic, fighting, thievery or a variety of other ways of knocking off orcs and persuading innkeepers.The Witcher 2 doesn't dabble in such frippery. You're...
This week's new games
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