- Google's Vision: No Censorship, No Privacy, No Problem
If the top minds in Google's brain trust are correct, the Internet will soon lose every last trace of censorship -- and privacy. Is this drastic trade-off inevitable, escapable, or maybe even desirable?
- IBM and Microsoft Just Gutted This Sensible Patent Bill
The bipartisan Innovation Act looked like an eminently sensible bandage on the patent system's worst flaws. Then IBM and Microsoft put their massive lobbying budgets on the case, and the final bill suddenly lacks its most important component.
- Will Grand Theft Auto 5 Give Take-Two a Permanent Boost?
Take-Two Interactive has a certified smash hit in "Grand Theft Auto 5." Will the title give Take-Two a sustainable boost or just a temporary nudge?
- Why Disney Buys All the Premium Character Collections It Can Find
Walt Disney is just a few years away from the dreaded expiration of Mickey Mouse's copyrights. CEO Bob Iger is incredibly smart to bolster his portfolio with fresher faces.
- Why the Dow Revamp Skipped the 3 Largest Candidate Stocks
High share prices and disregard for shareholder votes can block even the mightiest of stocks from the elite Dow Jones club.
- 3 Front-Runners and 2 Dark Horses: 5 Leading Candidates to Take Over Microsoft After Ballmer
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down, and the board is looking for a strong replacement. Here are five interesting choices, including the lowest-odds picks according to British bookies and two shocking outsider options.
- Can You Trust Netflix's Cash Flow Statements?
One blogger thinks that Netflix is playing dangerous games with its cash flow statements. Let's debunk that notion in three different ways.
- Cisco Layoffs Undermine a Perfectly Good Earnings Report
Shares of Cisco Systems plunged nearly 10% overnight, taking several points off the Dow. Is this the beginning of the end for Cisco, or just a quick discount for opportunistic investors?