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Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat to herald shake-up

The next version of the open-source operating system should be a "little radical," says Ubuntu's founder.

By April 6, 2010


Students to launch rocket with Vaio laptops

Sony challenges high school students to design, build, and launch a rocket using its laptops. The big blast is scheduled for Thursday.

By July 21, 2010


Maverick Mobile secures lost or stolen phone data

Turn your lost or stolen cell phone into an alarm, retrieve your data, and disable the phone remotely with Maverick Security Mobile.

By September 8, 2008


Mark Cuban: Netflix's streaming success unsustainable

HDNet founder says Hollywood unlikely to allow Netflix to offer films on the cheap when the cable companies are willing to pay billions for the privilege.

By May 6, 2010


SXSWi: Emergency alarm evacuates convention center

Was it a glitch or a mischievous prankster who pulled the fire alarm during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival? Or maybe a sign that it's happy hour?

By March 12, 2010


Ellison puts full-court press on NBA's Warriors

Larry Ellison, fresh off his company's digestion of Sun Microsystems, has his sights set on another iconic yet underperforming Bay Area organization: the Golden State Warriors.

By January 27, 2010


Judge tosses insider-trading suit against Cuban

Federal court says the SEC didn't prove that new media entrepreneur Mark Cuban promised not to trade based on information he was given.

By July 17, 2009


Mark Cuban: Open-source your venture funding

Open source works for software, but it may also work for venture funding. The Mavericks owner tries to convince start-ups to post their business plan on his blog.

By March 28, 2009


Is Shaq trying to seduce Mark Cuban via Twitter?

An interesting, if not bizarre, Twitter exchange between Shaquille O'Neal and Mark Cuban has led to speculation that Shaquille O'Neal wants to be traded to Dallas.

By April 8, 2009


Mark Cuban screams at NBA refs--on Twitter

Long known for his loud and often correct views about NBA refs, Cuban decides he can take their calls no more--he Twitters his complaints after a game.

By March 28, 2009