Kara Swisher

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Yahoo Tech Ticker: Microsoft's Waiting Game

After six weeks of non-movement on Microsoft’s bold but unsolicited bid for Yahoo, it is still unclear what will happen. Most think Yahoo (YHOO) will eventually have to sell to Microsoft (MSFT) and it might eke out a slightly higher price.

Silicon Alley Insider’s Henry Blodget and I talk about the current situation on Yahoo’s Tech Ticker video.

(Kudos to Yahoo for letting me be tough on the company’s strategy and executives on its own Web site.)

Here’s the video:


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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