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Hubris, thy name is 'Scroogled'

Microsoft breathes new heat into Scroogled, its anti-Google campaign, with a line of products that burn Google for treating your data the same way Microsoft does. Not surprisingly, Google has fired back.

By November 20, 2013


'Netflixed' author talks Hastings' glory, hubris, white lies (Q&A)

In her upcoming book, author Gina Keating uncovers Netflix's "secret" history and looks at what some have called CEO Reed Hastings' "social IQ of zero."

By October 3, 2012


Sony and Samsung lock up their 4K content, risking the future of the format

By keeping current 4K content offerings proprietary, Sony and Samsung could hamper 4K adoption. Here's why.

By May 22, 2014


Ep. 773: Where old habits die hard

We all have habits to overcome, and we all know that Wilson's hubris is text messaging and abusing social networks, but what about me and Jeff? On today's show, you'll learn how Jeff overcame his filthy nail-biting and why I almost went bald at age 8.

By March 9, 2011


Design (thinker) hubris?

From Apple to Target -- the understanding of design as holistic innovation driver and change agent has long become business mainstream.

By January 13, 2008


Europe's mistake on Microsoft

CompTIA's Hugo Lueders says the EC's decision to fine Microsoft has more to do with hubris than with sound policy.

July 18, 2006


Google this: disaster

Fund manager Tom Taulli says the comedy of errors leading up to Google's IPO is as much about management hubris as it is bad fortune.

August 13, 2004


Power play: Why Ray Lane left Oracle

The story behind the abrupt departure of Oracle's president is one of hubris, greed, betrayal and personal epiphany--characteristics that have come to define the nucleus of Silicon Valley.

By July 13, 2000


How AOL rose from the ashes

How did AOL go from a digital whipping post to an Internet superpower? The answer lies in a combination of marketing hubris and an obsession with the Internet novice.

By August 6, 1999