John Paczkowski

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Microsoft Announces Plans to Announce Yahoo Announcement

ballmer_arms_wide.jpgWe oughta know something–we oughta announce something in very short order,” Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer said of the company’s acquisition standoff with Yahoo (YHOO) this morning.

Apparently in Ballmerese “short order” means “at some indeterminate point in the future,” because here we are at close of business and the company hasn’t announced anything except that it plans for an announcement. “With the right circumstances, it’ll happen,” Ballmer told The Wall Street Journal. “Without the right circumstances it won’t happen.”


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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald