Questions About Authorizing Drones: Lawmakers plan to pepper CIA director nominee John Brennan. When, exactly, is it acceptable for a drone to kill an American? How much evidence is required before the strike is authorized? Can it happen on US soil?
The Dell News: "Slumping personal computer maker Dell is bowing out of the stock market in a $24.4 billion buyout that represents the largest deal of its kind since the Great Recession dried up the financing for such risky maneuvers." Microsoft is also an investor in the deal. Someone had this to say:
Poor Dell. It's like there's no business in cheap, defective-on-arrival PCs with razor-thin margins anymore. Such a shame. — Owen Pellegrin (@SittenSpynne) February 5, 2013