Posts filed under “Technology”

History of Audio Apparati

It is missing the Nakamichi Dragon and the Bang & Olufson BEO1500, but other than that . . .

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Category: Music, Technology, Weekend

Google Barges

Google parks a mysterious barge off of San Francisco and shares plans to prolong human existence. Jon Stewart Looks at Floaters The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook (05:07)

Category: Humor, Technology, Television

Should You Check Your Email?

We showed this back in April 2012. Now its part of an Gareth Cook’s infographic book The Best American Infographics 2013 What the heck, lets show it again:   Thanks to the reminder from Farnam Street

Category: Digital Media, Humor, Technology, Weekend

No profits? No problem.

For years after the dot-com bust, many stock investors wanted to see a company turn a profit before buying shares. The hype surrounding Twitter’s IPO shows that is no longer the case. Telis Demos reports.

For Tech IPOs, It’s Cool Again to Lose Money

Category: Technology, Video

Apple’s Stock Price Post New Product Announcements

Daring Fireball points out that following most new Apple product introductions, the stock price tends to fall: Here are the Steve Jobs product announcement stock action: • 23 October 2001, introduction of original iPod: AAPL fell about 5 percent. • 7 January 2002, Macworld Expo keynote: AAPL fell 4 percent. • 7 January 2003, Macworld…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Investing, R&D, Technology

The Rise & Fall of Blackberry

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Category: Corporate Management, Cycles, Digital Media, Technology

What’s behind Microsoft’s fall from dominance?

What’s behind Microsoft’s fall from dominance? Barry Ritholtz Washington Post September 8, 2013     “Do you have an iPod?” Steve Ballmer: “No, I do not. Nor do my children. My children — in many dimensions they’re as poorly behaved as many other children, but at least on this dimension I’ve got my kids brainwashed:…Read More

Category: Legal, Technology

How Microsoft Lost Its Dominance

  My Sunday Washington Post Business Section column is out. This morning, we look at how Microsoft’s slow decline in What’s behind Microsoft’s fall from dominance?. The short version is this: Once Gates & Co lost its Monopoly, they were unable to generate much in the way of successful new businesses line. Their decline was inevitable…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Corporate Management, Technology

Microsoft: 11 Fix-It Strategies

Yes, owning a handset company will fix all of this . . .     Click to enlarge Source: WSJ

Category: Technology

How Cheap Will Apple’s Cheaper iPhone Be?

Apple’s Cheaper iPhone: How Low Will They Go?

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Category: Technology, Video