Nando: Business: Monster.com settles lawsuits against former president.
Eric S. Raymond and John Cowan: The Retrocomputing Museum.
Salon.com: Hey, NASA, quit hoggin’ space!. “It’s time to share the universe. Dennis Tito ranks with John Glenn. He’s a pioneer, leading the way in bringing space down to earth.” This may be overstating Tito’s importance a bit, but whatever – more power to him!
Wes: “I know there’s something I should be doing today, but I just haven’t figured it out yet.”
CNN: Bush’s daughter cited for alcohol possession. “The president’s children do have Secret Service protection 24 hours a day, seven days a week,” Secret Service spokesman Eric Harnischfeger told CNN, “We are not going to condone any violations of the law.” The White House declined to comment.
CNET VC watch: This week’s funding wins. ScanSoft gets a $5 million investment from its largest institutional investor…Atlas Venture raises $950 million for a new venture fund…VistaScape Technology receives a $12 million round.