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Voting For A McCain

SOURCE: Wikimedia CommonsSo, poor John McCain. At the start of the year, he gets bounced around because he is “not well versed” in economics.

July 16, 2008 by Tom Steinert-Threlkeld


It's a start: Spammer gets jail time

There have been a few high profile penalties against spammers of late, but they all lack one key ingredient--jail time.To wit:MySpace plays more spam Whac-a-Mole; Wins $6 million settlementMySpace’s $230 million spam win: Will it really be a deterrent?

July 16, 2008 by


EMC connects the Iomega-Mozy storage dots

EMC is connecting two of its more recent acquisitions--Iomega and Berkeley Data Systems' Mozy online backup storage--to target small businesses and consumers.On Wednesday, EMC will roll out a storage bundle that includes Iomega's external hard drives with a software bundle that combines the Mozy online backup service with the EMC Retrospect Express software.

July 15, 2008 by


Twitter And Summize Sitting In A Tree. M-E-R-G-I-N-G

I can almost picture the scene - two young CEOs meet on a Spring day at New York's Shake Shack to talk about their planned nuptials. After they polish off their fries and the chocolate shake with one straw (I'm assuming), they head over for a stroll through Union Square to talk over the matrimonial details.

July 15, 2008 by Sam Diaz

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