Liz Gannes

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Huawei Implicated in Effort to Sell HP Servers to Iranian Mobile Carrier: Report

Despite trade sanctions, a close partner of Huawei Technologies tried to sell Hewlett-Packard computer servers to the largest mobile operator in Iran in 2010, according to a new report from Reuters based on proposal documents. However, it’s unclear why the deal did not come to fruition, and it appears that none of the discussed equipment actually entered Iran.


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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