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Why mergers fail

In the corporate world, there's probably nothing more exciting--or risky--as mergers and acquisitions. Why do companies merge? Why do they fail?

By October 12, 2007


White House opposes tech-backed patent bill

Policy statement arrives as politicians continue fighting over sweeping measure, which could see a House of Representatives floor vote as soon as Friday.

By September 7, 2007


Microsoft wins reversal of MP3 patent decision

Microsoft, pending appeals, will no longer have to pay Alcatel-Lucent $1.5 billion after a judge ruled it had a valid license for a patent related to MP3 technology.

By August 6, 2007


Sanity prevails in MP3 patent case

Earlier this year, a jury ordered Microsoft to pay Alcatel-Lucent $1.52 billion in a patent dispute over MP3 technology. The verdict seemed ridiculous at the time, and has now been reversed.

By August 7, 2007


HD Radio - what's the holdup?

iBiquity is the developer and exclusive licensor of digital radio technology in the U.S. What has taken so long to get this technology to consumers? Europe had it over a decade ago. What's the holdup?

By July 26, 2007


MySQL does not scale

The proprietary database world loves to tell itself that open source databases like MySQL don't scale, and aren't ready for prime-time enterprise deployments. The numbers tell us something very different.

By June 15, 2007


'The Onion' offers fake TV news

By March 27, 2007


Creator of tween social network nabs Disney VC investment

blog Industrious Kid plans to unveil a redesigned Imbee.com and, through partnership with Steamboat Ventures, offer song downloads.

By March 23, 2007


Rounding up ZDNet Demo news

By January 31, 2007