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  • Why did regulators bother with Utz-Snyder's deal?

    Why did regulators bother with Utz-Snyder's deal?
    President Barack Obama's appointees have promised to crack down on monopolies and other instances where weak competition lets businesses abuse consumers. About time. The administration of President George W. Bush is widely perceived as the wimpiest...
  • Big Orlando auto show opens on turkey day

    If it's Thanksgiving weekend, it must be time for the Central Florida International Auto Show, our annual preview at the latest cars and trucks as presented by the Central Florida Auto Dealers Association, and — in the interest of full disclosure &#...
  • How much netbook can you get for $400?

    The hottest segment of the computer market right now is not fancy new Apple laptops or PC gaming machines. It's tiny laptops with older operating systems, cramped keyboards and designs that look like they might have come from Playskool. "Netbooks" are...
  • Microsoft shines again with Windows 7

    Microsoft shines again with Windows 7
    On Thursday, Microsoft is going for a do-over. The software giant is releasing a new operating system that it hopes will make people forget about all of the problems with Windows Vista. I've been testing Windows 7 for a few weeks and have found it to...
  • Something To Take From Madoff, AIG

    I don't know what's been funnier to watch in past days: Bad Bernie Madoff, the swindling investor who made off with $65 billion of his clients' money over the last 20 years, pleaded guilty to fraud and insisted no one else in his family business was in...
  • Upbeat entrepreneurs interact at South by Southwest

    AUSTIN, Texas Unemployment is at record highs, and many businesses are going bankrupt or closing. Yet, during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival over the past week, it was easy to forget how bad things are. SXSW, as it's commonly called, is...
  • Ballmer's Clippers bid: A Chicago appreciation?

     Ballmer's Clippers bid: A Chicago appreciation?
    Steve Ballmer's reported $2 billion bid for the Los Angeles Clippers shows us sports team valuations are like the pricey palaces some of these pro franchises call home. The roof moves, sliding back and forth as conditions warrant. If the Clippers, whose...
  • Stunned by Clippers deal's dollars, wondering how it makes sense

    It is the sort of unimaginable leap that would make even Blake Griffin proud. In less than two months, the Clippers have gone from being the second-most popular team in their own town to the most expensive team in NBA history. In the time it takes to...
  • Palm Pre: It's almost an iPhone

    The new Palm Pre from Sprint is the best attempt yet to create a phone that is as powerful, elegant and simple to use as the Apple iPhone. Like the iPhone, it's a got a full Web browser; multitouch controls (pinching, flicking, etc.); Wi-Fi; a gorgeous...
  • Cut TV bills with Web services, options

    Cut TV bills with Web services, options
    Whether you live in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale or Boca Raton, the last thing you should be paying too much for these days is TV content. It used to be TV watchers demanding choice had to sign up for costly, long-term cable or satellite services. Today...
  • Book review: 'Common as Air' by Lewis Hyde

    Book review: 'Common as Air' by Lewis Hyde
    Common as Air Revolution, Art and Ownership Lewis Hyde Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 306 pp., $26 The late Jack Valenti, who was Hollywood's ubiquitous lobbyist for four decades, fully agreed that copyright terms should be limited. The proper term, he...