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Cisco CEO John Chambers said Meg Whitman took the HP CEO job "out of the goodness of her heart."

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Cisco CEO John Chambers said Meg Whitman took the HP CEO job "out of the goodness of her heart."

Chambers on Whitman Taking HP Reins: ‘I Would Have Told Her Not to’

John Chambers, chief executive officer of Cisco Systems, supported Meg Whitman when she ran for governor of California. But he would have discouraged her from becoming CEO of Hewlett-Packard, he said today. “I like Meg Whitman a lot,” Chambers said...

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Patrick Stewart tweeted that he has given up on Time Warner Cable and is opting for Dish.

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Patrick Stewart tweeted that he has given up on Time Warner Cable and is opting for Dish.

Dish Makes It So for Patrick Stewart

It seems even celebrities have trouble with their cable service. Patrick Stewart, the “Star Trek” and “X-Men” star who has taken up residence in Brooklyn, New York, said he’s switching to Dish Network Corp. for television service after complaining about...

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Those wanting the new iPhone are turning to TaskRabbit to hire someone to stand in line for them.

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Those wanting the new iPhone are turning to TaskRabbit to hire someone to stand in line for them.

Waiting In Line for iPhone 5, Some Are Just Doing Their Jobs

Among the thousands of people expected to wait for hours outside of Apple’s stores tomorrow for the new iPhone, a couple hundred of them will be paid just to stand there. In what may be the biggest consumer electronics debut...

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Vimeo is offering two new ways for video contributors to make money from their content.

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Vimeo is offering two new ways for video contributors to make money from their content.

Vimeo Offers New Tools to Help Site and Its Contributors Make Money

With a monthly audience of about 75 million, video site Vimeo doesn’t come close to Google’s YouTube, which drew more than 200 million views just to a single music video, “Gangnam Style.” And while Vimeo’s contributors have gone on to film...

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Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone say they want to think carefully about how to handle developer relations.

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Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone say they want to think carefully about how to handle developer relations.

Twitter Co-Founder Says Developer Policy Wasn’t ‘All Figured Out’

Twitter’s stricter approach to third-party software developers was not part of some master plan, according to company co-founder and board member Evan Williams, referring to policy changes that would block once-popular apps. “We didn’t have that all figured out with...

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

Should Apple Rebrand the iPod Touch as a New iPad?

iPhone 5, iPad mini. iPhone 5, iPad mini. They’re all you hear about. It’s almost as if the reliable old iPod Touch no longer existed. Maybe it shouldn’t — at least in name. A couple of Apple analysts said the...

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