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A $100,000 check awaits mystery recycler of rare Apple 1 computer

A $100,000 check awaits mystery recycler of rare Apple 1 computer

A $100,000 check is waiting for a mystery woman who donated a rare Apple 1 computer to a Silicon Valley recycling firm. CleanBayArea in Milpitas, California, said on its web site that a woman in her 60s dropped off some electronic goods in April, when she was cleaning out the garage after her husband died. [...]

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Rollback of U.S. spy powers would mark post-9/11 watershed

Rollback of U.S. spy powers would mark post-9/11 watershed

WASHINGTON At 3:59 p.m. EDT on Sunday, the National Security Agency and telecommunications companies will begin mothballing a once-secret system that collected Americans’ bulk telephone records, shutting down computers and sealing off warehouses of digital data. If the U.S. Congress fails to act, key provisions of the USA Patriot Act will lapse in a watershed [...]

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Cypress ups ISSI buyout offer to $20.25 per share, beats Uphill deal

Cypress ups ISSI buyout offer to $20.25 per share, beats Uphill deal

Cypress Semiconductor Corp raised its offer to buy Integrated Silicon Solution Inc to $20.25 per share, beating Uphill Investment Co’s increased offer made earlier on Friday. The offer is the latest step in a battle to acquire ISSI. Uphill had raised its original offer to $20 per share from $19.25, to which ISSI had agreed. [...]

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