Tech Bytes, Friday January 25

By: Friday January 25, 2013 12:50 pm

Steve Wozniak is not a fan of the Ashton Kutcher jOBS clip that was released yesterday. “Never happened” says Woz.


Fatster’s News Roundup from August 27, 2012

By: Tuesday August 28, 2012 6:15 am

Fatster rounds up news article from around the globe, including stories about continuing horrors in Syria, Afghaniststan, Libya, women in Togo, Venezuela, public transportation, Apple vs Samsung, Texas economy, Meg Whitman, immigrant minors, hospitals vs insures, water shortages, Greenpeace vs Russian oil rig, and much more.

Bain Alum Meg Whitman Announces Worst Losses in Hewlett Packard’s 73 Year History

By: Friday August 24, 2012 11:59 am

Meg “Mini Mitt” Whitman gritted her teeth and announced the worst quarter in Hewlett Packard’s 73 year history. Part of the loss is due to a write-down of the value of EDS which HP acquired from Ross Perot in 2008, and also due to the cost of severance payments to the first wave of the 27,000 workers Whitman sacked.

Sunday Late Night: For CEOs, Failure Pays Well

By: Sunday October 2, 2011 8:01 pm

“You’re fired.”

Scary words, for most people.

But for CEOs of American companies, those two scary words still mean an outsized payday.

Even in Loss, Prop 19 Got More Votes Than Every Major GOP Candidate

By: Wednesday November 3, 2010 1:15 pm

Support for Prop 19 statewide in California is apparently less “fringe” than support for the Republican Party.

What Would Jello Do: Meg Whitman Edition

By: Monday November 1, 2010 7:20 pm

And now it’s time for another edition of What Would Jello Do.

Meg Whitman: It’s Jerry Brown’s Fault That I Employed an Undocumented Worker for 9 Years

By: Monday October 4, 2010 10:30 am

The eMeg/Maidgate kerfuffle reminds me of a comment Newt Gingrich made to his second wife, after he gave a speech on “family values” and she found out he was cheating on her.

Whitman Housekeeper I-9 Blank Where Employer Signature Belongs

By: Sunday October 3, 2010 8:30 am

Immigration attorney Greg Siskind has examined copies of the I-9 and employee application completed by Harsh/Whitman housekeeper Nicandra Diaz Santillan, with this finding: the employer (Whitman) never signed the paperwork I-9 employment form, making her claim that she examined the paperwork and found it acceptable to be unfounded. There’s no way for Meg Whitman to claim she ever saw the paperwork, as required by law, since neither she — nor her husband — ever signed the I-9, as required by law.

“Superliar” Meg Blames Brown for Housekeeper Scandal

By: Saturday October 2, 2010 4:00 pm

In a stunning display of her inability to take accountability for her own actions, California GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman attempted in her debate with Jerry Brown (to be broadcast on Univision this afternoon at 4pm) to shift the blame to her opponent for the scandal that erupted earlier this week over her nine years’ of illegal employment and related exploitation of her undocumented housekeeper, Nicandra Diaz Santillan.

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