Arik Hesseldahl

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Dell Board Committee Still Open to Icahn Proposals

The committee overseeing Dell’s go-private process says it is still willing to review any new information from Carl Icahn regarding his plans for the company. Earlier today, Icahn said he had secured $5.3 billion to finance his proposed recapitalization of the company.


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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