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​Marc Andreessen on Warren Buffett: Old white guy who doesn't get tech

At a Bitcoin confab, the VC and Web world veteran lumps the Bitcoin-dissing business magnate in with "old white men crapping on new technology they don't understand."

By March 25, 2014

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Tiny Canadian town crowdfunding full-size USS Enterprise

A crowdfunding campaign aims to build a full-size working version of the USS Enterprise from "Star Trek" in the Canadian Badlands, but the funding goal is a long way off.

By August 27, 2014

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Jury to Apple and Samsung: Go play with your toys, boys

The jury in the latest Apple-Samsung patent trial might ultimately say that it followed the law scrupulously. But might a little humanity on the part of these supposed "tech novices" also have come into play?

By May 4, 2014

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Bitcoin nabob: Yes, there’s life after Mt. Gox (Q&A)

Bitcoin suffered a PR black eye with Mt. Gox's bankruptcy filing, but Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam says bad news for the few will translate into good news for the many.

By March 25, 2014

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Warren Buffett not buying Yahoo's word on CEO resume error

The legendary investor waxes skeptical about Yahoo's official position in the "inadvertent error" in the collegiate record of Scott Thompson.

By May 7, 2012

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Man forgets he once bought $25 of Bitcoins -- now worth $848K

A Norwegian man bought 5,000 Bitcoins in 2009. Suddenly, he wonders what they're now worth. A lot, is the answer. In fact, he's already bought an apartment with some of it.

By October 29, 2013

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Meet Prem Watsa, the man who wants to save BlackBerry

He's been called the Warren Buffett of Canada -- and rightfully so. But will Watsa's golden stuff extend to the battered brand that is now BlackBerry?

By September 23, 2013

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At $72B, Bill Gates is richest American for 20th straight year

And as usual, Forbes' latest list of the wealthiest 400 Americans includes a tech industry who's who, from Ellison to Zuckerberg to Musk.

By September 16, 2013

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Warren Buffett dives deep into solar

MidAmerican Energy Holdings buys First Solar's 550-megawatt Solar Topaz plant in California, which will be one the largest sun power projects in the world.

By December 7, 2011

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Coffee with Apple CEO auction closes at $610K

The auction for a coffee meeting with Apple's CEO Tim Cook sells for $610,000, tying it for highest at a charity auction site.

By May 14, 2013