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Huge Microsoft Stock Buy-Back Coming

September 22nd, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Google Android to cost $199. Already too much PR for this thing. Palin hacker found by FBI. So why can’t they track down serious online scammers? Track them down! Large Hadron Collider shut down for two months. Geez. Dubious World Federation of Advertising protesting the Google-Yahoo deal? Microsoft pushing big iron? Meanwhile the company is doing a $40 billion buyback? Wow. HP doing an $8 billion buyback. Apple sold 5 million iPhone 3G in 3rd quarter. Pentax camera trying to make a comeback. tech5
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Will Google Buy Yahoo?

September 18th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Microsoft in the news over various reports about what they are going to do with their odd advertising campaign. John Hodgman clone coming. IBM going extra fast towards 22nm. Nobody has even done 32 nm yet! Rainn Wilson headed to Microsoft meeting. Oracle profit skyrockets, look for Tech rally. Hadron Collider not working. Google in love with Yahoo. eWaste a scandal. nVidia does big layoff. Amazon into a new content business. EFF sues Bush over wiretaps. tech5
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Games are Good for Teens?

September 16th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Google-Yahoo deal to be eyeballed by US Justice Dept. Android phone launch coming soon. The latest Pew research indicates that games are good for you and good for teens. Apple doing its own processors. The beginning of the end? As of today social networking trumps porn on web searches. New Blackberry hype beginning. Microsoft and Cray to do a Windows Supercomputer. I want a Cray desktop. HP doing huge layoff no thanks to EDS. Mozilla EULA to change. Tech stocks in the dumper. tech5
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EU Probing Google-Yahoo Deal

September 15th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Tim Berners-Lee starts new foundation. EU probing the Google-Yahoo deal. iPOD apps store getting flak. Big deal. Crappy Microsoft ads getting some good PR. Spammer released over First Amendment rights. DRM crappy on Spore so people are stealing DRN-free version. Some are shocked that employers check Facebook. Of course they do. HP doing its own Linux. Windows 7 beta due within 8 Weeks. EBay having issues. tech5
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32nm Chips Coming Soon!

September 11th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
IBM thinks “cloud computing” is a bogus concept that is useless. IBM also working on voice-based web while working on a new chip consortium. No browser for Yahoo. Why didn’t they buy Netscape way back when? History would have been different. Google search share up to 71-percent. Google only track for nine months now. Text messages over-priced. Everyone is jacked up about iTunes8 and Spore. France Telecom may do an e-Reader. tech5
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Will Sun Microsystems be Sold?

August 20th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Yahoo and Intel fooling around with Interactive TV. Har. American Airlines hook up three routes with WiFi. No Internet phone calls allowed. Nintendo sued. Comcast to slow traffic to hogs. More Toshiba news. Cox going wireless. Sims coming next year. Lots of news about Sun Microsystems. tech5
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Spam Works? Oh no!

August 19th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
iPod batteries overheating in Japan. Meanwhile, Jobs says he’ll fix crashing iPhone. More on the bigfoot scam. Google Android phone is real. Yahoo opening up Buzz to the public. Sounds like Digg to me. Researchers say Vista gets dumped from 1/3 of enterprise PC’s. Microsoft dropping fees left and right. They also like tailored search now. IDF in play in San Francisco. MSNBC behind the times. 29-percent Internet users buy from spam solicitations. tech5
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2100-Year-old Computer Works!

July 30th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
UK hacker to finally be extradited to USA. A waste of the taxpayers money. Scrabulous lives on the Web. Dell going back into the music player business. 2100 year old Greek computer being revisited. Lake of petroleum on Saturn’s moon. Intel cheap computer a hit in Portugal. Microsoft’s Vista trick getting analyzed by everyone. Then there’s Midori, the Microsoft cloud. 64-bit Windows is not mainstream. T. Boone Pickens sells Yahoo stock, rips company. tech5
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The Mouse is Dead. Long Live the Mouse.

July 21st, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Intel cuts chip prices. This means cheaper computers for everyone. Interesting lawsuits over Facebook clones. iPhone 3G sold oil. Mac now number three in the race to make the most computers. They passed Acer. One-fifth of all retail spending now online. Total Internet reaches 1.5 billion users. Amazon S3 outage questions the cloud. Computer mouse not dying. CNET harping on email. Carl Icahn saga continues. tech5
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PC Sales Skyrocket

July 18th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Google buys another contextual ad firm. It’s out of Russia. AMD in the news as the company gets rid of CEO. Symantec screws its distributors. Interesting strategy. Cold fusion results rigged. Psystar selling HQ. PC shipments on the increase. Microsoft online keeps losing money. Web ad business rocky. Sun hopes to do well in Africa. gPhone back in the news. A new worm transcodes MP3’s in an effort to infect PC’s Computer mouse heading for extinction. tech5
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