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Get the picture? Somethings not adding up. A new "mobile revolution?"

Perhaps, but it is still a bubble. I love bubbles. The only thing I like more than buying into them at the bottom, is shorting them at the top.



Brutal, two character response to news that a Google employee had been summarily fired. A smiley face. Wage Fixing Trial begins May 27





One million employees potential class members against Apple in wage fixing scheme.

Jobs threatened Brin and Google on February 17, 2005; nine days later, Apple’s VP for Human Resources sent out an internal email to Apple recruiting,
All,

Please add Google to your “hands-off” list. We recently agreed not to recruit from one another so if you hear of any recruiting they are doing against us, please be sure to let me know.

Please also be sure to honor our side of the deal.
That was February 26; on March 6, Google’s identical non-solicitation agreement with Apple became “effective.”

This timeline is important to establish because it demonstrates precisely what makes this scheme illegal: secret cross-agreements between two or more parties to fix wages in the labor market, at a time when tech engineer wages were soaring, threatening profits.




On Top Again
Bill Gates, one of the world's greatest philanthropists, reclaims top spot of worlds richest men


"I start with architecture, and Mark [Zuckerberg] starts with products, and Steve Jobs started with aesthetics."

Unlike fellow tech leaders Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Steve Jobs did not sign the Giving Pledge, and left an " incredibly thin" record of charitable giving.
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29141Is the Mac Pro a gimmick? Form at the expense of function? youtube.com  sinclap-01:34:58 AM
29140the 7 for 1 puts the price in the zone that makes it eligible for a possible inda_cheif™-04/23/2014 11:42 PM
29139Apple managed a few positive surprises with its fiscal second-quarter report Wedpuborectalis-04/23/2014 11:17 PM
29138apples 7 for 1 stock split is the start of the distribution process as j6p is inda_cheif™104/23/2014 04:38 PM
29137What U.S. carriers would consider it? Sr K-04/23/2014 01:57 PM
29136would you eat a salami sandwich while using your Xiaomi phone ? Jon Koplik-04/23/2014 12:09 PM
29135I would buy a Xiaomi phone and TV sight unseen if it was to come to the US. Theysylvester80-04/23/2014 11:12 AM
29134Google is finally taking on Apple in court Google joins Samsung in the fight agzax-04/23/2014 10:14 AM
29133Bloomberg on : Xiaomi -- bigger in China smartphone market than Apple ..........Jon Koplik404/23/2014 07:47 AM
29132BREAKING..For The First Time, Android Passes Apple's iOS Mobile Ad Traffic -sylvester80104/23/2014 04:47 AM
29131Take the LG G Watch for a spin on its new teaser website; An interactive 360-degsylvester80104/23/2014 12:42 AM
29130Jobs’s Behavior an Issue in Wage Suit Apr 21, 2014 blogs.wsj.com  By JEFF sylvester80104/23/2014 12:16 AM
29129WSJ: iPhone is a collateral victim of T-Mobile’s ‘Uncarrier’ attacks By Chrizax204/22/2014 12:19 PM
29128The IDtenT index closed today at 6387, a 37% loss since its inception. zax-04/21/2014 06:03 PM
29127The most innovative large cap in America (or the planet :) seekingalpha.comsylvester80104/16/2014 01:30 PM
29126Been traveling... personal in nature... and that won't change till early Julsylvester80104/16/2014 11:49 AM
29125Apple inventing new legal theories.... LOL Apple cannot escape U.S. states'zax-04/15/2014 11:46 PM
29124Inquiring minds want to know where you've been hiding, Sylvester... ? zax104/14/2014 10:39 PM
29123Yes, I took the picture (with a Lumia 521) when I was there in November. pyslent-04/14/2014 10:30 PM
29122Did you take this picture? zax-04/14/2014 10:28 PM
29121[graphic] Two guys carrying differently colored Lumia 520s on the Metro in Barcpyslent-04/14/2014 10:03 PM
29120LOL Month [graphic] Three Month [graphic] Six Month [graphic] Year [grapzax104/14/2014 09:04 PM
29119Apple's record as a horrible corporate citizen remains unblemished... Givenzax304/13/2014 03:06 PM
29118Trouble in paradise. Apple loses one of its top software designers - a core iOSzax-04/10/2014 11:23 AM
29117[youtube video] zax-04/10/2014 10:35 AM
29116OT: Wat? Horse yoga. :) [graphic] [youtube video] zax104/09/2014 11:55 AM
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