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Intel's own stimulus package: $7 billion

In a speech to the Economic Club of Washington, reprised at a reception at the Russell Senate Office Building, Intel Corp. said it would invest $7 billion in new manufacturing facilities.

BREAKING: Apple's Jobs takes leave till July

Steve Jobs, whose health has been of concern to Apple, Inc.'s investors, employees and fans, is stepping aside until the end of June, Apple confirmed today, according to several media reports.

A Power Point wish list

Years ago The New Yorker -- yes, The New Yorker -- did a piece about Microsoft PowerPoint in which is reported Microsoft's estimate that there are (were) 30 million PowerPoint presentations daily somewhere in the world. About 10 million of those seem to take place in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

Verizon to workers: Stay home on Jan. 20

It's a bit more involved than offering a general dispensation, but Verizon and The Telework Coalition are urging those who can do so to stay home Inauguration Day and telecommute.