6th April 2008 Archive
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Big Steve turns the screw
Microsoft has told Yahoo! that it has three weeks to walk down the aisle - or it will strong-arm the reluctant bride into marriage. If this ends in a proxy battle, Microsoft will almost certainly return with a lower offer than the $44bn bid originally tabled on February 1. In a letter to the Yahoo! board delivered on Saturday …
Financial News 6 Apr 2008, 00:49
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FCC boss quashes Skype open access plea 01/04/08 When Verizon says that its entire wireless network will soon be open to any device and any application, the chairman of the US Federal Communications Commission believes the mega-telco is telling truth. Cellco regulators are not the customer's friends 02/04/08 LAS VEGAS - …
Mobile 6 Apr 2008, 01:22
Comments And mobe explodes teacher
Distressingly-named Los Angeles law firm Kabateck Brown Kellner is suing Apple for "deceptively" marketing the new 20-inch iMac. This provoked a spray of Apple spittle from readers, and a bit of a tussle: Apple is a corporation. The entire goal of any large corporation is to rape customers just enough to make the most money …
Letters 6 Apr 2008, 08:02
Real war, not iWar, focus for heads of state
For all its hype the threat cyberwarfare merited less than 100 words in a summary of discussions between heads of state at NATO conference last week. The three-day North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Romania last week focused on discussing NATO operations in Kosovo and Afghanistan, and plans for the further expansion …
Government 6 Apr 2008, 08:02
Mobile programming as a competitive art form?
On Saturday the BBC-sponsored Over The Air: the 48-hour race to create innovative mobile applications wound up with 21 teams presenting applications they had hacked together. The teams comprised mobile-development companies showing off what they could do, interested hackers creating stuff for fun, and a few individuals just …
Mobile 6 Apr 2008, 20:05
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- BBC suspends CTO after it wastes £100m on doomed IT system
- Peak Facebook: British users lose their Liking for Zuck's ad empire