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FT : Buffett’s IBM MoveMMM

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 04:28:05 +0000

Warren Buffett has famously steered clear of the tech sector on the grounds that he is ill-equipped to assess the periodic disruptions that sweep through the industry. Yet with the $10.7bn bet he has just placed on IBM , he has stepped into the middle of the biggest disruption since the emergence of the PC. […](image)


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Voodoo CallsMMM

Tue, 08 Nov 2011 13:31:06 +0000

I awoke a few seconds before the phone rang.  I had not at all anticipated that I would wake 4 hours after having falling asleep almost involuntarily at 930.  It was an elderly lady at the other end who opened with a friendly and very drawn out “Helllllllo”, before plunging into rushed Mandarin.  It was […](image)


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The Economist : Cuckoo CloudsMMM

Tue, 03 May 2011 02:08:20 +0000

IT COULD turn out to be the biggest breach of data privacy since the advent of the internet. Sony admitted this week that hackers had stolen personal information, possibly including credit-card details, of many of the 77m-plus users of its online-gaming and entertainment networks. The Japanese company did not admit the full extent of the […](image)


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Federated Identity PaperMMM

Wed, 30 Mar 2011 04:06:05 +0000

Worth a read. Reference : http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2011/03/federated_authe.html(image)


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The Economist : NCLB Version 2MMM

Wed, 23 Mar 2011 16:05:53 +0000

…..Ten years ago Congress passed the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), a bold effort to improve America’s schools. On March 14th Mr Obama announced that he wants to pass a new version by August. It could be one of his most important feats. But it will not be easy. The main problem is that […](image)


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