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Weather Channel, DirecTV end months-long tempest

Weather Channel returns to lineup after agreeing to reduce amount of reality TV programming it offers -- a sticking point for the satellite provider. There's no word, though, on whether DirecTV in turn agrees to pay a higher fee.

By April 8, 2014


A tempest brewing over tablets

week in review Apple, Microsoft, Google, and even Best Buy ready products to storm consumers, while Softbank snaps up Sprint. Also: Windows 8 anxiety.

By October 19, 2012


Corruption in Wikiland? Paid PR scandal erupts at Wikipedia

A Wikipedia trustee and a Wikipedian In Residence have been editing the online encyclopedia on behalf of PR clients. Add the discovery of an SEO business run on the side, and this tempest is out of its teapot.

By September 18, 2012


Yahoo and its CEO: What's the worst that could happen?

Chief Executive Officer Scott Thompson is accused of lying about his college education. Tempest in a teacup, or scandal in the making?

By May 4, 2012


Buzz Out Loud 852: Tempest in a Twitter teapot

Turns out a lot of people are all too happy to hand over their password to some unknown Web site just to find out if they're popular. Oh, people. When will you learn? Also, Microsoft Live gets a purpose, Valleywag loses its teeth, the BlackBerry Storm get

By November 13, 2008


This tempest belongs in a teapot

MarketSoft CTO Chris Bergh says the rivalry between Sun's Liberty Alliance and Microsoft's Passport over online authentication misses the larger issue: Internet identity.

January 2, 2002


Microsoft addresses W3C on patent issue

The software giant is calling a brewing patent controversy a tempest in a teapot. More surprisingly perhaps, so is Netscape.

By February 8, 1999


NC vs. sealed PC: yawn

Does the Network Computer have what it takes to topple the Intel hegemony or is it just a tempest in a teapot? According to several analysts interviewed by CNET, the consensus appears to be the latter.

By October 4, 1996