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john w. thompson

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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

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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

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Have a nose round John Lewis' flagship store on Street View

The entire seven-storey department store has been exhaustively documented in 360-degree panoramic photos and uploaded to Google Street View.

By December 11, 2013

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Sony KDL-W850B series

Sony's wedge-shaped KDL-W850B TV offers better picture quality, albeit for a higher price, than many big-screen LCDs.

April 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 14, 2014
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Netflix to FCC: Interconnection matters. Just ask John Oliver

The US' top source of Internet traffic, Netflix beats the Net neutrality drum in a new filing to FCC, with a nod to HBO's viral comedy-show clip.

By July 16, 2014

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Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

January 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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John Oliver to FCC chairman: Prove you're not a dingo

Insisting he'd only compared the FCC's Tom Wheeler to a dingo, the comedian says Wheeler is being too defensive about claiming not to be one.

By June 16, 2014

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FCC Chairman to John Oliver: I am not a dingo

Tom Wheeler says John Oliver's segment on net neutrality, which brought down the FCC site, was creative.

By June 14, 2014

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Yahoo boots Thompson, names Ross Levinsohn interim CEO

A resume error brings down not only CEO Scott Thompson, but also four of Yahoo's directors. A settlement with investor Daniel Loeb will put him and two allies on the Internet pioneer's board.

By May 13, 2012

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John Oliver's Net neutrality response swamps FCC

The agency's comment system, accepting public input on proposed Net neutrality rules, buckles after the comedian tells Internet trolls to pile on.

By June 3, 2014