Empire of Microsoft

This is hysterical:    A graphic map depicting the epic struggle of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) against the Empire of

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For our discussions about Mister Softee, see:

Microsoft Chasing Google (2004)

Microsoft: The "Innovator"   (part II)  (2005)

A few words about Microsoft (2006)

Google vs Microsoft: Now We’re Getting Serious

Google vs Microsoft: Part II (NYT’s Version)

and just for giggles: FrankenSteve

Hat Tip on the MSFT Empire to Noah Blackstein!

Category: Corporate Management

Protecting Your Profits

Category: RR&A, Trading

James Altucher: “The Underlevered American Household”

Lets just look at what’s wrong with a few items in Jim Altucher’s column yesterday, “The Underlevered American Household.” I may have to address the rest of the erroneous analysis in a full column — but for now, let’s stick with the first chart in the article. Jim believes the following chart is “mostly useless.”…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Retail

Dell Makes A Purchase (Whoopee!)

File this one under “you’ve got to be kidding me.” > Some people are all excited that Dell Chairman Michael Dell, (who presumably knows his business better than anyone else), finally bought some shares recently. Specifically, Dell bought $70 million worth of stock at $23.99. Remarkably, this was Michael Dell’s first ever purchase of his…Read More

Category: Corporate Management, Psychology, Trading

The Media Goes Blog Crazy!

Category: Financial Press, Intellectual Property, Investing, Media, Web/Tech, Weblogs

Proshares Inverse ETFs

Category: Psychology, Trading

Media Appearance: Bloomberg TV (6/22/06)

Category: Media

Short Selling Surges to Record

Category: Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

Question for the Commentariat

Category: Weblogs

Top 5 Books of readers of this site

Category: Books