Posts filed under “Technology”

New All Time Nasdaq Highs

Nasdaq Surge Lifts Internet Boosters of the Past
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Source: WSJ

 

Category: Markets, Technology

Another High Profile Goldman Sachs Litigation SNAFU

Time to dust off the old juris doctor sheepskin, and wonder aloud about the legal advice that Goldman Sachs has gotten over the past few years. It’s a question worth asking as I review the firm’s recent history of unforced errors in the courtroom. The most recent case in point: the collapsing prosecution of former Goldman computer…Read More

Category: Legal, Really, really bad calls, Technology

London Napa Valley, CA (displays earth movement after the earthquake) Source: Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Science, Technology

The Rise of the ‘Unicorns’

Source: DealBook

Category: Corporate Management, Technology

April Fools: Apple to Buy Spotify

The price? A COOL TEN BILLION! It had to happen. Apple’s stock rises when it has a monopoly. And despite all the iPhone profits, Android has greater worldwide market share. This is not the iPod revolution, wherein a seamless hardware/software combination, of iPod iTunes and FairPlay DRM, ensured that no other player could gain traction….Read More

Category: M&A, Music, Technology, Think Tank

Best Way to Find Airfare Online

Source: WSJ

Category: Technology, Travel

Pour-Over: Smart, Artisinal Coffee Machine

click for bigger image From Poppy   Hey! You kids at Poppy! You don’t understand what you have here, so let me bring you up to speed: Nobody cares that this machine is “carefully handcrafted in San Francisco” or that it automatically reorders coffee filters. It’s simply a gorgeous looking, single cup brewing fully automatic…Read More

Category: Food and Drink, Technology

The Strange Things People Google in Every State

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology

60 Minutes: Modern life’s devices under China’s grip?

From smartphones to cars and defense missiles, modern U.S. life depends on rare earth elements but China dominates the industry

Modern life’s devices under China’s grip?

Source: 60 Minutes

 

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Category: Science, Technology, Video

Life Happens While You’re Not Paying Attention

Kind of like the Supreme Court. You vote for some guy who says he’ll lower your taxes, but the truth is this President gets to appoint a Supreme Court justice who serves for life and when a case comes up long after the exec is gone, you find out that the court is tilted in…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Technology, Think Tank