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trillion dollar bailout!

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Pentagon: You know what's cool? A trillion-dollar fighter

Air Force has given clearance for its version of the Joint Strike Fighter to begin tests--a major milestone. The program could cost a trillion dollars over the next 50 years.

By February 29, 2012

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Cyberattacks account for up to $1 trillion in global losses

A new report by McAfee shows that hacking and cybercrime is costing the global economy billions; however, it's not as bad as was previously reported.

By July 22, 2013

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Gartner: Global IT spending to hit $3.7 trillion in '13

The research firm spots some easing of pessimism, saying now that it expects spending on IT products and services to rise by 4.2 percent in 2013, up from the prior forecast of 3.8 percent.

By January 3, 2013

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Sky's the limit: Analyst says Apple could be worth $1 trillion

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Muster says Apple's total market valuation could soon exceed $1 trillion. Just another $400 billion to go. But beware the Microsoft precedent.

By April 3, 2012

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Online critics take aim at $700 billion financial bailout proposal

Skepticism of the Bush administration's financial bailout plan, which would put the total bailout cost at around $1.8 trillion, is growing, and crossing normal ideological lines.

By September 24, 2008

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Bailout bill loops in green tech, IRS snooping

Originally a three-page $700 billion bill, House-approved bailout package now includes surveillance provisions and tax credits for green tech, SunKist tuna, and wooden arrows.

By October 3, 2008

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Tech lobbyists: Spend $30 billion in tax dollars, get a million jobs

A new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation suggests spending $30 billion on IT infrastructure would create or save 949,000 U.S. jobs.

By January 7, 2009

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Can we please keep Google and IBM out of the government bail-out trough?

IBM, Google, and other technology companies have been lobbying for U.S. federal spending to be directed their way. This is a bad idea, and out-of-keeping with how technology companies have traditionally sought investment.

By February 6, 2009

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Do you oppose the $700 billion Wall Street bailout? Click here

A flurry of petition-based Web sites have popped up in the last few days with one purpose: persuading Congress to snub the $700 billion Wall Street bailout.

By September 26, 2008

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Is environmentalism dead? Not with a cool $1 trillion

As the need to curb global warming comes sooner than imagined, governments and businesses need to pony up and work together, says Michael Shellenberger.

By May 5, 2008