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Comment: Re:This line says it all... (Score 1) 351 351

But in this case his point was there, clear as crystal - perhaps it is because you read the other comment first (which may indeed be irrelevant) so when you came to this one you weren't expecting it to be on topic and therefore didn't understand his meaning. To me and the others that have replied, his point was perfectly clear - The Laser TV may not be a Laser TV at all but rather just a Plasma TV configured to look better than the other Plasma TV beside it.

Ballmer Sounds Off 335 335

PreacherTom writes "Steve Ballmer shares his thoughts on the Web 2.0 phenomenon, Zune, XBox, Vista, Bill's upcoming 2008 retirement, the future of Microsoft, and other subjects. For example, regarding the GooTube deal: "Right now, there's no business model for YouTube that would justify $1.6 billion. And what about the rights holders? At the end of the day, a lot of the content that's up there is owned by somebody else. The truth is what Google is doing now is transferring the wealth out of the hands of rights holders into Google." He's blunt, if nothing else."

Gaming Detox Center Opens In Netherlands 106 106

Edge Online reports on the opening of a gaming detox center in the Netherlands. The Smith and Jones center's 12-step program for a gaming-free life is set to start accepting patients next month. From the article: "[The center has] concluded that the truly game-addicted have no other option than to give up the gaming ghost entirely, by means of replacing those 'time warp' hours with real-life high-adrenaline replacements."

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