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Conan fails to become No. 1 on LinkedIn, resorts to begging

Conan O'Brien seems embarrassed that he's only garnered a paltry 68,000 followers on LinkedIn. So he does what so many business people do -- he fawns and begs, like a company on Kickstarter.

By Nov. 5, 2013


The sheer sadness of Nokia begging Instagram for a date

It used to be that phones were sexy. Now, even good phones are resorting to begging for apps. Isn't this a little demeaning?

By Mar. 20, 2013


JC Penney's begging ad criticizes former Apple exec

In a curious expression of mea culpa, the retailer releases an ad begging its customers to return, implying very strongly that previous CEO, Ron Johnson, messed up.

By May. 1, 2013


Spotify wasting time begging for price breaks

CEO Daniel Ek tells labels that they should drop the prices on music, but did Apple ever do that? No, Apple built a profitable business and began dictating to the labels.

By Oct. 13, 2009


A spy bot that's begging to be caught

Discretion apparently isn't one of its strong suits.

By Jan. 2, 2008


Apple's cash hoard: Begging for a 'windfall tax'?

Company is making so much money right now that it will almost certainly lead to fear and loathing down the road.

By Aug. 8, 2008


PayPal's "Do Stuff for Money" puts some cash behind your begging

PayPal's Do Stuff for Money lets you coax your friends into doing tasks in exchange for a cash reward.

By Jun. 22, 2009


Microsoft goes a-begging to fund Yahoo deal

Company is turning to debt to finance its Yahoo acquisition. The stakes are obviously very, very high.

By Feb. 5, 2008


CNET UK Podcast 110: Yahoo goes begging to Microsoft

This week on the CNET UK Podcast we discussed Yahoo going cap-in-hand to Microsoft, Flickr reached 3 billion photos and indulged in substantial Nate-bashing

By Nov. 7, 2008


Google Glass adds Hangouts, YouTube, iOS support in XE12

This month's Google Glass update is packed full of features sure to make Explorers smile this holiday season.

By Dec. 18, 2013