In Pictures: 10 signs the dot-com tech bubble has returned

Oval Offices, Dot Zombies, jerks with perks -- is it simply déjà vu, or are we hurtling toward another Silicon Valley crash?

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4. Silly startups are raking in cash Got a vague idea for a company with a ridiculous name? You too could win the VC lottery. Just ask the kids at Clinkle, a stealthy startup from Stanford dropout Lucas Duplin that just cashed a check for $25 million without having to tell anyone what it actually does. Earlier this week, though, someone spilled the beans to Valleywag's Sam Biddle: "It's another way to buy s*** with your phone." Damn. We were hoping it was a hoverboard.

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