Overstock Accepts Returned Sony Reader But Charges $93.41
For Missing USB Cable

Overstock Accepts Returned Sony Reader But Charges $93.41 For Missing USB Cable

If you ever wondered why Sony eBook readers cost so much, it’s apparently because of the included mini USB cable—at least according to Overstock.com. When reader Matt forgot to include the cable when returning his $147 Sony Reader Touch Edition, Overstock smacked him with a $93.41 charge. [More]

USB Storage Now Available For Xbox 360

USB Storage Now Available For Xbox 360

Remember a couple weeks back when Microsoft announced that they would finally be allowing USB storage for the Xbox 360? Well, that day is finally here. [More]

Radio Shack Sales Staff Unfazed By 2,400% Markup

Radio Shack Sales Staff Unfazed By 2,400% Markup

No one goes to Radio Shack to take advantage of low prices. They go because they need an electronic component on short notice, and Radio Shack is pretty ubiquitous. That’s how Chris and his fiancée found themselves at a Wisconsin Radio Shack in search of a mini USB cable, but they encountered such high prices and high-pressure sales lies that they walked out and found what they needed…at the dollar store.

Hewlett-Packard Takes Shipping Malware-Infested USB Sticks Very Seriously

Hewlett-Packard Takes Shipping Malware-Infested USB Sticks Very Seriously

WHO: Hewlett-PackardWHAT: A batch of USB keys for HP’s line of ProLiant servers have been shipped infected with the worms W32.Fakerecy and W32.SillyFDC. Both can allow attackers to take over a system.WHERE: HP ships USB sticks with malware [CNET] (Thanks to Jimbo!)

Remix Of Worst Banking Video Resume Ever

Loop this on your video iPod during your morning power runs, or power lifting, or power whoopy-making. Cool points added for not using “Eye Of The Tiger.”

Aleksey Vayner’s Failed Investment Banking Video Resume

Recent Yale graduate Aleksey Vayner sent around this video, along with an eleven-page resume, to investment banks up and down Wall Street this summer.

Deals, Mourned

Deals, Mourned

Way back in the olde tyme of March 1, 2006, our Morning Deals Roundup led many of our readers to lie to Microsoft in hopes of receiving a free USB drive.