Christmas gifts for crooks; CEOs

From Red Herring.com :: what Santa brought :: Scott Sullivan, former CFO of WorldCom -an AT&T calling card to call home from prison. Dennis Kozlowski, former CEO of Tyco International, a limited edition Leavenworth shower curtains. Henry Blodget, former Merrill Lynch analyst, a free Hotmail account to keep his emails private. Jack Grubman, former Salomon Smith Barney … Continue reading Christmas gifts for crooks; CEOs

WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO INDIA?

From David Isenberg’s SMART LETTER:: For almost a year Bharti Telecom, India’s second carrier, has been sending me feelers through third parties about visiting them. Bharti was on the trans-Pacific tour until the Fail Fast Letter (see http://netparadox.com) hit the Internet. The very next day the folks at Bharti decided to “postpone” the isen.com visit. … Continue reading WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO INDIA?

Eliott Spitzer no Eliott Ness

WSJ.com – The Spitzer-Weill Stock Trade :: Okay so here we are – a huge $1.4 billion dollar settlement and all the hoopla around it. It is one more incident when Spitzer decided to let the Wall Street off the hook. Okay so Citigroup was made to pay $400 million – does Mr. Spitzer really … Continue reading Eliott Spitzer no Eliott Ness

Pen computing is great – as long as you have a keyboard

Red Herring:: Did you expect perfect handwriting recognition from the new Tablet PC laptops? Fuggetaboutit. But that doesn’t mean there’s no value in the Windows XP Tablet PC operating system from Microsoft (released in early November)–just make sure the machine running it doesn’t rely solely on pen-based handwriting recognition or even pen-based pointing and clicking. … Continue reading Pen computing is great – as long as you have a keyboard