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The guy tipped to be the next CEO of Compaq admitted today that he had a total of 18 TVs in two houses, but lacked a mapping system in his car. Tough former venture capitalist Ray Lane, made the startling admission at a CEO conference held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London earlier today. Further, Lane said in a panel Q&A that he only had five PCs in the two houses, didn't mind if he lost a PDA because he could always download the info from an Oracle server, and that his car lacked a mapping device. We found all of the foregoing quite interesting. Is Ray Lane, then, similar to the British guy from Yorkshire who made millions from the so-called Cat's Eyes that illuminate the road, and spent some of his money on 18 TVs in his house before Cable TV was invented? The latter millionaire was forced to watch BBC1, BBC2 and ITV on his 18 TVs... ®

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