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Links and Short Takes

Tom Bozzo finds that insufficient blogging time is clogging up his copies of Firefox and NetNewsWire with almost-blogged articles. Here are a few things that have caught my attention recently, in no particular order… Fascinating dispute between Cerberus and Daimler over the sale of the troubled littlest member of the Detroit Three. Shorter private equity […]

Sunday Short Takes

1. The stories about the problem of mechanical-dial fuel pumps being unable to register prices over $3.999/gallon make me wonder, why can’t the stations needing to charge $4 or more simply ignore the reported purchase amount and calculate the correct amount of the sale from the quantity and the actual price? The obstacle seems to […]