After 11 straight quarters of declining sales, they tick up for the wrong reason, and net profit plunges nearly 30%. But no problem. “I’m very pleased with the progress we’ve made,” bragged CEO Meg Whitman.
You can’t trust the US government or the US private sector to protect your privacy. You need to look elsewhere
From an industry insider. Happening now.
The law hounds the new media, from blogs to Google, to protect the loyal mainstream press from insolvency and irrelevance. Other governments are ogling similar laws.
So let’s get one thing straight. Uber is not an exciting entrepreneurial endeavor. Quite the opposite. It’s backed by three of the largest corporations in the world, all merged together to again outspend the underdog and disrupt the middle class.
You don’t need to break a code; you don’t need to capture a server. “Hardcore hackers wouldn’t even bother with it,” says one of the hackers. “They’d find access too easy.”
“Recently, the billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla went hunting for one-bedroom apartments in San Francisco….” And then he opened his mouth.
Our spoiled American tech heroes yearn to get those big-fat contracts with the Intelligence Community. But it seems IBM is far better at financial engineering than actual engineering.
The unthinkable just happened to Microsoft in China.
Sunday, when no one was supposed to pay attention, PayPal sent its account holders an innocuous-sounding email with the artfully bland title, “Notice of Policy Updates.” PayPal didn’t want people to read it – lest they think the NSA is by comparison a group of choirboys.