Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!


Forgot your password?
Back for a limited time - Get 15% off sitewide on Slashdot Deals with coupon code "BLACKFRIDAY" (some exclusions apply)". ×

Submission + - Embattled Yahoo CEO Semel stepping down (msn.com)

thatoneguyfromphoeni writes: Yahoo Inc. Chairman Terry Semel ended his six-year tenure as chief executive officer Monday and will hand over the reins to co-founder Jerry Yang in the Internet icon's latest attempt to regain investor confidence. Semel, 64, will remain chairmain in a non-executive role.

Submission + - Verizon Responds to Mobile Phone Ad Backlash

Kraken137 writes: After this story came out on Dec. 26th, someone decided to contact Verizon and ask for an explanation. The Consumerist has the results — an answering machine message left by a Verizon representative. The rep says that the ads will only appear for users who want them. How will that work out, I wonder?
The Courts

Submission + - Samsung exec go to jail over DRAM price-fixing

TheUnknownCoder writes: According to The Register, four executives from Samsung — the world's largest manufacturer of DRAM — have agreed to plead guilty and to serve jail time in the United States for participating in a global conspiracy to fix DRAM prices.

Nobody said computers were going to be polite.