Washington Mutual learns why setting the deed to your house (or many, many houses) on the table when you’re pocketing a 2 – 7 sub-prime off-suit in a high stakes game of Texas Mortgage ‘Em is a bad idea. You’re not just losing a hand, soon your wife and kids will be gone and you’ll be sitting under a bridge with a bottle of Nyquil and a pocket full of worthless stock options.
Its founder gone, Vista a disaster, and Yahoo! still playing coy, thank God M’soft still has Xbox, now the world’s leading game console. (In the next edition of Grand Theft Auto, we expect to see Ballmer bust a cap in Jerry Yang’s skull.)