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Nortel explores bankruptcy

Nortel Networks is reportedly seeking legal counsel to figure out its bankruptcy option in case its restructuring fails.According to the Wall Street Journal, a Nortel bankruptcy filing isn't imminent, but remains an option.

December 10, 2008 by


The future? Man falls in love with robot

In the not exactly business technology department an inventor has created the love of his life--a female robot.According to the UK Sun, Le Trung, 33, has created Aiko--a female robot with "with a stunning 32, 23, 33 figure, shiny hair and delicate features.

December 10, 2008 by

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Psystar's revised counterclaim feels weaker than original

Psystar, the Mac clone maker, has filed a revised countersuit against Apple, though this time it reads more like a defense instead of an allegation.A few weeks ago, a federal judge tossed the original counterclaim back at Psystar and gave the company 20 days to file an amended complaint that offered a stronger argument.

December 10, 2008 by Sam Diaz


Obama's Broadband plan: offering and waiting for details

In the video below, Sumi Das and I talk about President-elect Obama's plan to invest in broadband adoption as part of his larger invest-in-infrastructure economic recovery plan. Personally, I'm a fan of this investment because I think it's an investment in the future of the U.

December 9, 2008 by Sam Diaz