Tech news tagged ‘money’

Ed Eyes Up EC Funding

‘’The Brats are up to their old tricks,’ Ed tells his diary, referring to the 20-something year-old, super-sharpies who monitor his company  for  its private equity owners…

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Americans Are Not So Broke

Americans’ net worth – assets minus debts – has reached $70 trillion says the US Federal Reserve. $70 trillion is the highest figure ever…

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Rum Deal

Rum old deal this Dell thing.

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The Pensions Scandal

This year my business unit was sold to another company and my pension with my old employer was wound up. I had to look for a new pension provider. Suddenly I was knee deep in merde…

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Fable: The Thief

40 years ago one of those popular myths which arise from time to time achieved worldwide credence. The myth was the imminent advent of the ‘paperless office…

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Apple After Jobs

The week after Steve Jobs died I was in Palo Alto and the question being asked was: ’How will it affect Apple…

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The Entrepreneur

Wandering through Mallory Square, Key West earlier in the year, the gentleman in the picture suddenly leapt out from what looked like a bush causing the lovely Terri to shriek…

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Abandon Utopian Schemes

This was the headline, 50 years ago, in Electronics Weekly’s edition of February 8 1961.

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Spaghetti Stand-Off

You don’t expect the Italians to be organised but their up-coming spectrum auction is unsurpassed as an example of the Italian genius for chaos…

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Widlar’s Million

According to Bo Lojek’s incomparable History of Semiconductor Engineering, when the great Bob Widlar, designer of the 702 and 709, left Fairchild to go to National in December 1965, Fairchild carried on paying Widlar until April 1966 and never tried to recover the money…

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