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Microsoft to U.S. expats in U.K.: Don't bring your guns

A booklet designed to help American Microsoft workers adjust to life in Cambridge, England, reminds them not to bring their guns. It reminds them not to bring dead animals either.

By March 14, 2013


iAudio E2 now available, still confusing

The iAudio E2 is a small, stylish MP3 player meant to take on the Apple iPod Shuffle. A 4GB model goes on sale today for $65.

By November 3, 2009


Zune HD Amazon page mentions apps, Xbox games

A preliminary listing of Microsoft's Zune HD MP3 player made its way to Amazon.com, giving additional details on the product.

By June 3, 2009


Open-source guru Ruby leaving IBM for Microsoft

Sam Ruby is leaving for Microsoft, which isn't surprising, but the fact that he has announced his departure before receiving a formal offer from Redmond is surprising.

By March 4, 2009


Are you a GNE?

In a recent article, Wallpaper magazine describes Global Nomadic Expatriates, or GNEs, as a new breed of "career expats" who move from country to country for short-term professional gigs, "with no particular loyalty to a home nation."

By June 28, 2008


Yahoo's Weiner to be Silicon Valley's newest VC?

Jeff Weiner, soon to be former executive vice president of Yahoo's Network division, will follow former colleagues into the venture capital business.

By June 12, 2008


A design week in NYC: friendlier cabs, greener gadgets, thick crusts, and disco balls

Having just returned from New York City, I wonder whether I find New York so intense because that's just how it is or because I tend to overbook my schedule, trying to squeeze in an ambitious number of meetings.

By February 3, 2008


Two new Irish video startups: one tasty, one viral

New sites out of Ireland this month. One's neat, the other--not so much.

By August 29, 2007


Lawmakers fight Accenture 'corporate expat' deal

A House committee passes a measure aimed at blocking a major homeland security contract awarded to Bermuda-based Accenture.

By June 9, 2004


Mediazone offers yet another broadband video platform

But this one is social!

By January 31, 2007