1.25.2006

Business 2.0's 101 Dumbest Moments in Business 2005

I love lists like this, especially when they are damned funny.

Business 2.0 101 Dumbest Moments in Business 2005 because of stuff like this;
36. We know why you fly ... JetBlue.
The winner of the American Airlines "We Know Why You Fly" contest, which promised to award 24 round-trip tickets to the traveler who submitted the best video about his airborne experiences, turns down the grand prize. Why? Because American fails to cover the winner's federal, state, and local income taxes, which amount to about $19,000, or $800 per ticket. More.
And who could forget such profanity laced hilarity as this;
40. Just google him. We hear it really ticks him off.
"F***ing Eric Schmidt is a f***ing pussy. I'm going to f***ing bury that guy, I have done it before and I will do it again. I'm going to f***ing kill Google."
-- Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, in response to the departure of Mark Lucovsky, a former Microsoft "distinguished engineer" who left last year to work at Google. The alleged aria, punctuated by the tossing of a chair, was cited in a sworn statement by Lucovsky that became public during court hearings over another Microsoft-to-Google defection in September. Microsoft denies Lucovsky's version of the incident. More.
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