Blowing Bubbles While The Peninsula Burns

With all the deals being made in internet land these days, it’s only right that a blog called “Bubble 2.0″ would float. Bubble 2.0? The signs are all around us. First a mainstream business publication quotes Howard Rheingold. Then Esther Dyson starts making investments. Before you know it, there’s a new Vespa store in downtown […]

When A New Porsche Won’t Do

According to C|NET, software baron Dave Duffield is returning to the San Francisco Bay Area, and he plans to do it in style. The PeopleSoft founder has drafted plans for a mansion bigger than the Hearst Castle on 22 acres of land in the town of Alamo, about 30 miles East of the city by […]

Trickle Down Slow Down

USA Today claims “Oil has yet to hit problematic height” in a headline today. “At some point, high oil prices have to matter,” says David Briggs, head of global equity trading at Federated Investors. “When Joe Six Pack has to start paying $50 to fill up his tank, you have to think they will stop […]