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bailout

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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 March 30, 2009

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Silicon Valley needs entrerpeneurs, not bailouts

Sarah Lacy correctly derides the idea that VCs need government funding.

By February 24, 2009

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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 February 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 February 11, 2009

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Can we please keep Google and IBM out of the government bail-out trough?

IBM, Google, and other technology companies have been lobbying for U.S. federal spending to be directed their way. This is a bad idea, and out-of-keeping with how technology companies have traditionally sought investment.

By February 6, 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 January 15, 2009

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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 January 15, 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 December 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 December 11, 2008

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Green news harvest: Auto bailout takes shape

Congress and the White House hammer out the details on $15 billion in emergency loans to General Motors and Chrysler, a bill that could be--or not be--signed within days.

By December 9, 2008