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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work