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The 'thin line separating confidence and arrogance' and other great CNET comments

Each week, starting now, we round up some of the most thoughtful comments from the CNET community.

By July 16, 2013


Nasdaq CEO: 'Arrogance' led to Facebook IPO flop

Robert Greifeld says Nasdaq executives put too much confidence in the assurances made by the stock exchange's technology group.

By June 25, 2012


Netflix CEO: 'I slid into arrogance'

Reed Hastings offers a mea culpa about the handling of pricing changes spurred by a need to move into the future with streaming. Also: the DVD business will spin off into a separate service: "Qwikster."

By September 18, 2011


Woz: Apple got arrogant

In an interview with a South African site, Steve Wozniak does not bring his word-mincer along. He specifically laments that the iPhone 5 screen still isn't big enough.

By October 11, 2012


Sony PlayStation breach gets arrogant

The "new" BlackBerry 9900 gives RIM a black eye, Sony PlayStation breach was big - until it got huge, and the key point Bin Laden missed about that whole internet thing.

By May 5, 2011


Oh, Apple. Did you have to?

Apple's Earth Day ad, squarely aimed at Samsung, undercuts Apple's sincerity in dealing with the environment. But some may love seeing a little arrogance back in Apple's ads.

By April 22, 2014


Crave Podcast 90: Gadget lovers are arrogant? Get lost

Roll up, roll up, it's Crave Podcast number 90. This week -- just like every damned week -- we bring you the best in tech news, gadget hands-on and Net-based frivolity

By June 20, 2008


Loaded: Arrogant gadget lovers

The New York Times gets social with TimesPeople. The Swedish government passes a new bill that allows it to spy on all digital communication. Plus, new research shows that gadget lovers are arrogant jerks. And proud of it!

By June 18, 2008


Google's new motto: "Don't be arrogant"

Google arrogant? Do cars drive?

By January 10, 2008


Facebook, Netflix, and the art of blowing the lead

This week, both Facebook and Netflix--two indisputable leaders in tech--got a little cocky and might blow the entire game because of it. Is arrogance the one thing customers simply will not stand?

By September 21, 2011