Remains of the Day: In the garden of good and evil
What do you get the CEO who has everything, especially for the 25th anniversary of the day he was booted from his own company? Meanwhile, Yahoo has identity issues, Google has morality issues, and, in a terrifying move, Nokia hires a Steve Ballmer impersonator to run the company. Say it along with me: remainders remainders remainders remainders. It’s September 16, 2010.
Hard to believe it, but Steve only lasted about a year and change after the introduction of the Macintosh before he parted company with the company he co-founded. Twelve years later he’d be back with a vengeance—thanks, in no small part, to his formidable ninja skills.
Yahoo previews fancy new products (Business Insider)
Reporter at Yahoo press conference, “What is Yahoo?”
Chief Product Officer Blake Irving: “Yahoo is a global series of Web experiences across a variety of devices that gives people what they want. In content it connects advertisers to an audience that is global in scope. Yahoo is all about delivering experiences to individuals that make them engage with each other.”
“No, I meant like, is it a noun? Verb? Interjection?”
Skyhook Wireless, one of the companies that used to provide location data for the iPhone and iPad is suing Google, alleging that the search giant got Motorola to drop Skyhook-based features from Android phones in favor of Google’s own location features. Is it just me or has evil gotten a lot more subjective these days?
Oh god, there are two of them.