John Paczkowski

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And if We Agree to the Merger, You Say the Midnight Prank Calls From Ballmer Will Stop?

ballmer-yang-high-five.jpgMicrosoft (MSFT) and Yahoo (YHOO) are talking again. News.com reports that the two companies are “holding informal merger discussions”–which could mean anything from “the companies are discussing a shared vision of Microhoo” to “Jerry Yang is taking Steve Ballmer’s phone calls again.”

“Yahoo has shown some willingness to have a conversation and talk,” a source familiar with the talks said yesterday.

And?


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

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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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