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Which software tycoon won the America's Cup, sailing across the Mediterranean in a tight race with Swiss team Alinghi?
ANSWER: Oracle founder Larry Ellison won the America's Cup, racing aboard his space-age trimaran BMW Oracle.
ANSWER: Ballmer uses his secret Twitter account to blast out scores of his kid's high school basketball games, he revealed at a conference.
What company is failing its smart phone launch, despite a management team staffed with ex-Apple geniuses?
ANSWER: Palm recently slashed guidance after disappointing launches for the Pre and Pixi phones. Apparently, CEO Jon Rubinstein left his magic touch at Apple.
ANSWER: Both a new ad platform and a new Web interface that could kill TweetDeck and other third-party desktop apps.
ANSWER: A Dell! The Top Chef Host gave birth to a daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi, with Adam Dell, brother of Dell Computer founder Michael Dell.
ANSWER: The Bloom Box is a fuel cell that could reduce emissions for big businesses and eventually homes. (In the time since its debut, hype has died down notably.)
ANSWER: Overwhelmingly, Microsoft's profit comes from its Windows and Office divisions. Online services is a huge money pit, and entertainment and devices is rarely, barely profitable.
ANSWER: Video chat service Chatroulette took the Internet by storm, hooking total strangers up via Webcam chat. It's... bizarre.
ANSWER: South Koreans have reportedly been using sausage snacks as a stylus for the iPhone, so they can keep gloves on during the cold winter months.
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