John Paczkowski

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Brocade Not Interested in HP, Oracle Bromance

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Will Brocade be tech’s next big buyout?

Evidently not. During a post-earnings conference call Monday, Brocade (BRCD) CEO Michael Klayko said the company has not “quietly put itself up for sale” as people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal back in October.

“That is just false,” Klayko said of the rumors, which claimed Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and Oracle (ORCL) as possible suitors.

Guess those reports that Brocade had hired Frank Quattrone’s merchant banking boutique Qatalyst to shop it around were a bit off …

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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus