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john w. thompson


Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014


Outcry after Apple head says women don't know how to find music

Technically Incorrect: In a TV appearance, Jimmy Iovine suggests that Apple's service helps women do that music thing that they're allegedly not so good at. Because "not everyone knows a DJ."

By November 22, 2015


An offer you can't refuse: 'The Godfather Trilogy' for $10 on iTunes

In the latest pre-Black Friday deal, all three of Francis Ford Coppola's classic crime movies can be yours for just over $3 each.

By November 24, 2015


Donald Trump 'live-tweets' SNL sketch because Donald Trump

Technically Incorrect: The much-anticipated appearance of the leading Republican candidate on America's most famous comedy show wasn't too much of an actual appearance. Social media did some of the work for him.

By November 8, 2015


Guess what's the lowest rated Apple product in Apple's online store? (Hint: It's a tie.)

Many of Apple's products get rave reviews from users, but it does have a few products that receive a large amount of critical reviews.

By November 9, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By February 4, 2014


News Corp. CEO calls Google thieves (and other things)

Technically Incorrect: Robert Thompson even mocked Google's new Alphabet and tried to find negative adjectives to suit each letter.

By August 14, 2015


Watch firefighters blast drone out of sky with hose

In drone versus firehose there is one clear winner. But was the drone controller invading privacy, or are the firefighters guilty of destroying his property?

By June 10, 2015


OMG! Oh My Gold! Beyonce has a special gold Apple Watch

Technically Incorrect: Time stood still today, as Beyonce posed on her own Web site wearing an extraordinary Apple Watch.

By April 20, 2015