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Federal Government Shutdown Idles Some Tech Projects, but Not Others

Shake-Up: Salesforce Taps New CMO as Two Presidents Head for Exits

Back-to-School Produces No PC Sales Bounce, Deflating Intel’s Hopes

Why Larry Ellison and Michael Dell Are Now the Best of Friends

Egnyte Adds PRISM Protection to Its Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Service

Many Questions for Michael Dell on Going Private, and What’s Next

Teardown Shows iPhone 5S Costs at Least $199 to Build, $173 for the 5C

Oracle’s Mark Hurd Announces New HR Software, Swipes at the Competition

Oracle OpenWorld Starts With Faster Databases and New Hardware

Seven Questions About Security for Kleiner Perkins’ Ted Schlein

Look at This Impressive List of Startups Headed by Alumni

LinkedIn Calls Email Hacking Charges False

Police in New York Really Want You to Download iOS 7

Intel Futurist Shows How You’ll Download and Program Your Own Robot Next Year

LinkedIn Accused of Hacking Users’ Email Accounts. Here’s the Complaint.

FireEye Takes Off as Shares Rise 80 Percent in IPO Debut

Guardian Editors Debate a Former NSA Lawyer on PRISM, Snowden and Surveillance

Agilent, a Big Piece of the Old HP, Will Split in Two

Oracle’s Results Weren’t So Bad, After All

Nearly 70 Percent of Dell Shareholders Voted to Go Private

Oracle’s Q1 Results Are Better Than Street Expected, but Oh, That Guidance

Stealth Security Startup Illumio Secures $34 Million From General Catalyst and Workday Team Up in the Cloud

Videoconferencing Startup Blue Jeans Network Raises $50 Million

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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