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Does Microsoft Need to Fire Bill Gates?

Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates are synonymous with Microsoft’s management and for many years the duo did a fantastic job creating value for customers, shareholders and employees. While the company is far from in trouble, possessing huge amounts of cash...

Global Unrest is Tech's Fault

Protests, riots and flash mobs are popping up all over the world from Greece to London and Israel to the US. This past week we even saw a global stock market sell-off due to a Paris-based bank’s alleged financial problems...

The Most Important Elections of our Lives

For my US readers, next week’s election may be the most important of our lifetimes and if you have noticed my writings have become more political these past few years it is only because politics has become a far greater...

Free Market Capitalism Helps the Poor Most

I came across a post from Michael Robertson today which has an awesome headline " Gates and Buffet Have it Wrong" and it sums up succinctly how people with means can best-help the poor. I can't help but agree with...

Microsoft Under Scrutiny

In a recent post I mentioned that years back I launched the world's first Tablet computing conference and at the time our fortunes were tied to Microsoft. Obviously the tablet PC market did not take off and now that the...

Google Scaring Apple to Death?

If you don't think the Google business model of giving away as much as possible and subsidizing it through ad revenue is striking fear in the hearts of the tech world, you would be wrong. Even Steve Jobs seems afraid;...

Bill Gates Reboots Engine Technology

During the dotcom boom, Bill Gates made a speech where he explained how if the auto industry had kept up with the computer industry we would be driving $25 cars which get 1,000 miles to each gallon. GM was said...

Second Gates/Seinfeld Ad Better

The second installment of the Microsoft Bill Gates Jerry Seinfeld advertising campaign is surprisingly better than the first. It is just as confusing but there was something about it which compelled me to watch and have real interest in what...

Dvorak on Bill Gates/Seinfeld Ad

I just couldn't help busting out with laughter as I read the John Dvorak analysis of the Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Gates ad which I recently wrote about. If you are looking for humor mixed in with your tech, it is...

Goodbye Bill Gates

Dear Mr. Gates -- I feel I know you well enough to call you Bill. You see, although we have never met, I feel like I owe you a huge debt of gratitude. I started loving technology while playing Pong...

Hosted Application Demand Fuels SalesForce.com

Hosted applications continue to get more press as time goes on. Similar to the e-commerce space, this market saw a slew of new entrants during the bubble times and many of these companies subsequently crashed and burned. Obviously having ASPs...

Why Mac Users Pay More for OS X

There is no question Microsoft could charge more for its OS if it worked as well as products from Apple. This is the feeling of ZDnet's Robin Harris and it is difficult to agree with the many lucid points made...

Bill Gates on Innovation

While short on too many specifics, Bill Gates believes there will be tremendous innovation in technology going forward. Gates was specific in the area of TV where he predicted that the TV and computer will merge. As this happens, we...

Bill Gates Promotes Education and Immigration Improvements

Today the U.S. House Committee on Science and Technology will hold a hearing on the future of innovation and U.S. competitiveness. This hearing commemorates the committee's 50th anniversary and as part of the event, Bill Gates will be speaking. Microsoft...

A Coke, Collaboration and a Smile

Coke employees will now be collaborating using Microsoft's communications and collaboration suite which integrates software and web services. This must have been a large dollar deal because even Bill Gates had some comments to share about this Coke purchase: "Coca-Cola...

Flood us With New Careers, not Money

As most people looking for technical talent know, in the U.S. there is full employment in the tech space. In addition, it is very difficult to hire foreign tech workers as the government makes workers and employers jump through hoops...

Creative Capitalism from Bill Gates and Co.

Microsoft recently made a smart move by partnering with Russian mobile phone operator MTS to provide customers with a bundled PC, software and wireless broadband for a monthly fee. This allows consumers with less money to have access to...

Social Networking Decline

While social networks are still massive and generally doing well, there are more more reports of people getting fed up with such networks because they get too many friend requests and are not happy with the new advertising methods the...

Red Campaign

Bono, Michael Dell and Bill Gates were interviewed by CNBC regarding the Red Campaign explaining that when you buy particular computers -- your products weill be responsible for contributions of $50-$80 to their cause which equates to about 6 months...

Mobile Advertising Grows to $16.5 Billion

I was perusing some articles on mobile advertising recently and was absolutely stunned at how big some analysts think this market will be. According to this TMCnet article, Strategy Analytics predicts the global market for mobile advertising is slated to...

Open Source Unified Communications

If you are a fan of unified communications, Linux and “Blackberrys on crack” you should read this interview by the VoIP Authority Greg Galitzine with Fonality’s CEO Chris Lyman. No organization has a 100% monopoly and certainly a company’s thirst...

Which PBX Manufacturers will Survive?

The following is a sidebar to the Publisher’s Outlook Column Microsoft’s Big Unified Communications Launch in the November, 2007 issue of Unified Communications Magazine.   ---   There are many PBX companies – well over 25. I am surprised how...

Microsoft’s Big Unified Communications Launch

Please enjoy the Publisher’s Outlook from the November, 2007 Unified Communications Magazine.   ---   In the history of communications space there has never been a new product roll-out supported by over 50 other companies. Until October 16, 2007, that...

Initial Thoughts on Microsoft Unified Communications Event

Having Bill Gates initiate any new product launch is obviously good for your product. The energy so far in the room is amazing and the excitement about communications is absolutely incredible. It is quite amazing that communications has become a...

Unified Communications Gaining Momentum

In less than two weeks the communications market will be bolstered by the announcement of Microsoft officially entering the unified communications space in a major way. As a show of their support for the market, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates will...
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