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TECHKNOW: Tech talk - Burger

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

Burger

(n): A superficially attractive new company whose sole purpose is to tempt buyers in the hope that it can be 'flipped' (sold) before its problems become apparent.

Sand Hill roadkill

(n): Failed company. Named after Silicon Valley's ill-fated venture capitalist district.

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