Kara Swisher

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Hope, Action, Change for Yahoo Too?

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Finally, a solution to Yahoo’s (YHOO) thus-fruitless search for a way out of being forced to sell to Microsoft (MSFT): Get bought by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama!

OK, this post by comic and Web humorist Andy Borowitz is a joke, but I like it and Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang could use a good laugh about now.

Best line: “A spokesman for Microsoft at the company’s Redmond, Wash. headquarters acknowledged that the company was ‘disappointed’ to lose Yahoo to Sen. Obama, but added, ‘We can’t really be mad at him, because we love him so.’ “

Here is the link to the Borowitz Report site, pictured below (click on the image to make it larger), which is well worth a daily visit:

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik