FORTUNE -- Comedian Bill Maher had fun last week mocking some recent Apple (AAPL) headlines:
He might have made a stronger point if he'd had his facts straight. (Apple just had a $54 billion quarter, not a $42 billion one.)
But Maher wasn't as far off as HuffPo's Arianna Huffington, who seemed to think that Jeff Bezos is so frustrated with Wall Street's valuation of Amazon (AMZN) ($125 billion on earnings growth of -45%) that he's taken the company private.
Catch it on YouTube before it gets taken down.
Also: the iPad Mini reviewed; is Wikipedia tapped out?
The iPad Mini [DARING FIREBALL]
"Wow, it feels like a Kindle."
"Ew, the screen is terrible."
That was my wife's initial reaction when I handed her the iPad Mini to see what she, an avid daily user of an iPad 3, thought. Her initial reaction matched mine exactly, and perfectly encapsulates the experience. The iPad Mini is not a device you need to spend a MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 31, 2012 5:30 AM ET
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* All Things D reports that Facebook is working with HTC to build a smartphone, codenamed "Buffy," built around the social network. (All Things D)
* HP CEO Meg Whitman told investors during her first earnings conference call to lower their expectations and that the road ahead in 2012 "just MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 22, 2011 9:01 AM ET
What would the startup scene be like without the blog that currently animates it? A whole lot better, actually.
FORTUNE -- At TechCrunch's Disrupt conference earlier this year, Michael Arrington brought Arianna Huffington on stage and the two played "The Odd Couple" for 10 minutes. "How the hell did we both end up at AOL?" Arrington asked, musing on AOL's purchase of TechCrunch for a reported $25 million and The Huffington MOREChadwick Matlin - Sep 7, 2011 2:17 PM ET
By churning out loads of lowbrow celebrity gossip and the like, HuffPo hopes to be able to draw the traffic necessary to finance more serious content -- just like newspapers do.
FORTUNE -- The Huffington Post, which built its business largely by aggregating and summarizing news stories reported and written by others, on Monday suspended a young technology writer for aggregating and summarizing a story written by someone else. Also on Monday, MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Jul 12, 2011 1:25 PM ET
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AOL plans to layoff several hundred employees starting today in editorial and other media product groups, as well as jobs in India -- areas like network and ad sales should remain unaffected. The move comes as AOL restructures its editorial division after MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 10, 2011 5:00 AM ET
A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web. Sign up to get the newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning.Sources tell The Wall Street Journal that AOL is considering layoffs as part of its new management structure integrating the Huffington Post, though no details yet on timing or just how many employees would be affected. While Arianna Huffington will serve as the newly-christened Huffington Post MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 25, 2011 7:28 AM ET
AOL needed a traffic hub and social media know-how. HuffPo needed an exit and a new job for its visionary leader. Was merging the right answer?
As big as the Super Bowl's viewership was, the biggest news to come out of last night's festivities wasn't the Green Bay Packers' victory or even the bevy of new, pricey commercials that emerged, but the media bomb two attendees dropped right after the event. MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 7, 2011 5:19 PM ET
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Still revved up from last night's Super Bowl shenanigans? You can relive the best parts -- or well, the commercials at least -- via YouTube's annual AdBlitz voting contest here. And if that's not enough, check out CNNMoney's excellent roundup of rejected ads for extra laughs. (YouTube and CNNMoney)JP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 7, 2011 6:00 AM ET
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