John Paczkowski

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Microsoft: Yahoo Chairman's Pants on Fire

Yahoo’s annual shareholder meeting is just a few hours old, and already Microsoft is having its say about Chairman Roy Bostock’s portrayal of its buyout bid melodrama. In comments to Yahoo (YHOO) shareholders, Bostock said the board never “resisted” Microsoft’s offer and claimed once again that the software giant was never actually fully engaged in negotiations.

And that didn’t go over so well with Microsoft (MSFT). “Yahoo is attempting to rewrite history yet again with statements that are not supported by the facts,” the company said in a terse statement.

And doing a poor job of it too, judging by the company’s stock price. Shares in Yahoo dipped below $20 in after-hours trading.

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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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