John Paczkowski

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The debt load Yahoo would have to take on would be daunting, not to mention the prospect of actually trying to run Microsoft. But that’s entirely beside the point. The goal is not to actually wind up with corporate control of Microsoft, but to launch a credible enough threat that Microsoft decides whatever it might gain in acquiring Yahoo is not worth the financial, reputational and competitive pain the effort entails.”

Seattle Post Intelligencer reporter Bill Virgin says Yahoo should launch a hostile takeover of Microsoft.


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December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

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December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus