Largest layoff ever
Biggish Blue is about to embark on the largest jobs cull in corporate history and fire more than 111,000 of its suited staff this week.
Needs a new name
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth rumour that Microsoft is looking for a new name for its Project Spartan browser.
Never forgets who spilt coffee on its front
Boffins at the Georgia Institute of Technology have emerged from their smoke filled labs with an intelligent keyboard which cleans itself and can identify users by the pattern and style of their fingertips and keystrokes.
That's nobody's business but the Turks
The Turkish government has moved to do what terrorists could not do and ban social notworking pages which it thinks insult the Prophet Mohammed.
Sold to Li Ka-shing, in Chinese takeaway
Hong Kong outfit Hutchison Whampoa has written a cheque for Telefonica's British mobile unit O2 for $15.4 billion in what is seen as a consolidation of Britain's telecoms industry.
On again off again is on
For a while, the dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured hell on earth yarns claiming that Samsung is set to buy the Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry.
Net neutrality should include Apple
BlackBerry's CEO John Chen has commited a heresy against the Apple cargo cult by suggesting that any changes to net neutrality laws should mean an end to Jobs' Mob's walled garden of delights.
Making friends with US spooks
As part of his plan to win over the US spooks, Kim Dotcom has created a service which allows people to have encrypted video chat conversations which are impossible to listen in on.
Must stand in the corner
Memory chipmaker SanDisk has made the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street furious by failing to meet their expectations.