Month: May 2011

Expiration date on entrepreneurs?

As mentioned previously, competences and abilities are individual traits, and you can’t simply say you are better at being an entrepreneur at a certain age. Is There A Peak Age for Entrepreneurship- Also, many think being an IT entrepreneur is

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If you can’t succeed one way…

I love patent trolls, not. They are the opposite to creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship. Microsoft is making money on phones… by patent trolling – Techi.com

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Alternatives to iPad

When talking alternatives, it’s currently all about Android, except for RIM. Apple iPad Alternatives- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – Barnes & Noble Nook Color – Slideshow The Nook Color was surprisingly well-received.

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On startup hiring

A solution that only works in financial hot spots like Silicon Valley? Startup Mantra- Hire Fast, Fire Fast When talking engineers, the level of competency (including fundamentals like intelligence and creativity, that no education can “fix”) varies so widely that

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Apple’s music service encourages piracy?

If you have downloaded music illegally, Apple’s service will upgrade that too. Report- Apple’s Cloud Music Service Will Mirror and Augment Your Library Apple News, Tips and Re “Why would the music industry agree to a service that basically rewards

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Tablets affect PC and hard drive markets

It’s to be expected. Blame Tablets for Everything (including Slumping HDD Sales) – HotHardware The question is how much this is currently an early adopter game, as some people seem to buy anything for no other reason than that it’s

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Nokia spiraling downwards

How the mighty has fallen. It hasn’t been this bad since 1998. Nokia stock hits 13-year low, forecasts cut ‘substantially’ – RCR Wireless News Where will this end? Will Microsoft eventually acquire Nokia? Nokia is like a wounded whale right

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Lodsys finds a new target

Apple says “get stuffed”. Lodsys moves on to Android. Lodsys shifts in-app purchasing target to Android devs following Apple response — Engadget

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The value of patents

So Android is not so free after all: HTC Pays Microsoft $5 Per Android Phone, Says Citi Ouch!: “Microsoft is suing other Android phone makers, and it’s looking for $7.50 to $12.50 per device, says Pritchard.” “As the margins are

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Facebook not interested in mobile ads

Yes, this is genuinely weird. Facebook disinterest in mobile advertising raises eyebrows – AnalystXpress – the Juniper Researc Putting ads in the Facebook client would increase revenue considerably, but maybe they don’t want to clutter the app with ads. No

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