Tag Archives: Apple

Mobility requires a different kind of infrastructure

The following is a guest post by Sean O’Shaughnessey. With the launch of the iPhone 5S, consumers have been treated to yet another leap forward in technology and ease of use, but that creates a problem as well. Enterprise consumers of mobile applications are setting their expectations of performance based on popular consumer applications on […]

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PC users, can YOU drive over your laptop?

Apple has been taking its share of criticism recently over a lack of new products. Maybe in answer to that criticism, but I’ll bet for other reasons, Apple’s Tim Cook came out last week and essentially said, “Hey, just you wait.” In their most recent earnings call, Cook said: We are really excited about the […]

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Netflix nominated for an Emmy and the revolution continues

Netflix was nominated today for an Emmy for its original series Arrested Development, House of Cards and Hemlock Grove. Google is going to try once again to deliver TV service over the Internet. Apple is looking to pay TV networks for commercial-skipping through a premium service. Is there a pattern here or what? These moves […]

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The next iPhone is actually already here

Do you remember the concepts mooted when the original iPhone rumor first surfaced? And do you remember seeing the iPhone for the first time and laughing at the pictures splashed all over the magazines a week before launch of a white phone with a jog-wheel ? It’s happening again, only this time with the iWatch. Over at Mashable they have […]

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Do you need a degree to be a great CEO?

They say one in four graduates will fail to find a job. And now the New York Times claims that even the lowest paid office job requires a graduate degree. This just seems a waste of talent and an ever decreasing spiral that both defeats the whole purpose of pursuing a degree but also its value […]

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Apple strategy of not caring too much

If there’s one thing that defines Apple’s rise over the past decade, it has been the lack of defensiveness on their relentless march forward. CEO Tim Cook spoke this morning at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference and his words were fascinating for what they say about their attitude: Apple doesn’t care too much. […]

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It’s an iPhone, Tim, but not as we know it

Do you remember the concepts mooted when the original iPhone rumor first surfaced ? And do you remember seeing the iPhone for the first time and laughing at the pictures splashed all over the magazines a week before launch of a white phone with a jog-wheel ? It’s happening again, only this time with the iWatch. Over at […]

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Big Data – big market or just big marketing?

It is not hard to understand why Big Data has captured the imagination of journalists, bloggers and corporations. It is easy to understand and compelling. It is a wonderful marketing buzz word. But it needs people to dig behind it to understand the implications. EMC has done a great job with this video. The real […]

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Steve Jobs knew sleek from slick

We live in a connected world, always on the edge of any idea being viral. Like no time before, creativity can be the genesis of a career, a product and a company. Apple turned the company’s fortunes around based, I’m convinced, on what Steve Jobs learned at Pixar. His time in Hollywood made him appreciate […]

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Dissecting the state of the Internet

I had a chance to follow a link this morning to a presentation called, The State of the Internet by the Founder and CEO of Business Insider, Henry Blodget. Beyond the fact that it has 138 slides, it had some very interesting things to put forward about our 20-year-old Internet. To save you some time […]

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