Monthly archives: February, 2008

Please shut up if you do not know about China!




At the beginning of every single term, one thing that I will definitely do is to make a trip to the office of the campus newspaper and ask for a refund. Not that I am short of the 3.50 dollars, and not that I think it is nice to chat with the cold-faced person who …






Micro-hoo or Ya-Soft?




Probably the biggest news in the IT industry is the recent takeover proposal of Microsoft to Yahoo!. Yahoo!, not surprisingly, rejected the offer from Microsoft on Monday, and it seems that they have engaged in active discussions with News Group to prevent a hostile takeover from Microsoft. It actually reminded me of a Chinese movie …






Have we just killed another George Soros?




Recently, I’ve been following very closely with the case of Societe Generale and now-infamous trader Jerome Kerviel, who is been blamed for causing close to 5 billion Euros of loss as a result of trading on futures contact. I was amazed, honestly, by the fact that he was able to, single-handedly (although this is being …