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bailout

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The open-source bailout

Bailing out open-source software companies to the tune of $2 billion is a really bad idea. Attempting to fix something that isn't broken is worrisome.

By Jan. 15, 2009

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Senate passes bailout bill

The Senate passes a revised bill that adds tax cuts and other add-ons, in addition to the $700 billion financial rescue.

By Oct. 1, 2008

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Octomom launches site for personal bailout

Nadya Suleyman, the woman who already had 6 children but had fertility treatment that brought her 8 more, has launched a site so that you can give her money.

By Feb. 11, 2009

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Mozilla doesn't need an EU bailout

Mozilla has proved that open-source competition works better than open-source bailouts. A Firefox architect doubts that forcing Microsoft to bundle rival browsers would yield the right outcome.

By Feb. 11, 2009

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Auto bailout package fails in Senate

Breakdown over labor wages derails multibillion loan package to U.S. automakers, who have been expected to invest in technologies such as plug-in electric cars.

By Dec. 12, 2008

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Taiwan eyes memory chip bailout

Taiwanese government has responded to an ailing industry by offering loans, according to a variety of reports.

By Dec. 11, 2008

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Talking with Newt Gingrich on tech, bailout

Newt Gingrich stopped by CNET's offices in San Francisco to talk about technology, politics, and Silicon Valley. He's now head of American Solutions, a political advocacy group. In this video, CNET's Declan McCullagh asks the former speaker of the House of Representatives about the 2008 election and the recent economic downturn.

By Oct. 8, 2008

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Microsoft calls on Congress to reconsider bailout

In a statement, general counsel Brad Smith says the measure was "vitally important to the health and preservation of jobs in all sectors of the economy."

By Sep. 29, 2008

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Auto bailout demands 'tech leadership' from GM

Issuing conclusions on the U.S. auto rescue plan, the Obama administration asks that General Motors' CEO step aside and that tech leadership be part of restructuring.

By Mar. 30, 2009

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One bailout after the next. So why not tech?

If Uncle Sam's willing to part with billions to prop up the likes of Rick Wagoner's General Motors, how long before Michael Dell asks what about him?

By Jan. 15, 2009