I read on the Internet that this place is cash only, so I brought cash.– Scott Kidder, alway prepared (via david) It seems that Yahoo, too, is always prepared and brought some cash. As Matt Mullenweg said last night, acquisitions like this are bittersweet: it’s an amazing accomplishment for David and the entire Tumblr team, but as someone with a preference for...
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As one high-ranking former executive in the services business recalls, at his...– BusinessWeek’s HP Profile has some interesting nuggets — including that Steve Jobs tried to convince HP’s Board to reinstate Mark Hurd, feeling HP’s wellbeing was “essential to a healthy Silicon Valley”
The [CIA] is a funny place, very insular,” the former official said. “It’s like...– In “Zero Dark Thirty,” she’s the hero; in real life, CIA agent’s career is more complicated
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