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Windows 8 Targets Boot Time in War With Apple

Here is a typical scenario many of us deal with... While waiting for our laptop or PC to boot, we take out our smartphones or tablets to check email and work until the Windows-based machine ends it's leisurely boot process....

Good News For Mobile - Except For That Bad Apple

Microsoft windows Phone 7 Launch in BerlinMicrosoft employees have reason to cheer - recently, quarterly profit jumped 51% and all 89,000 employees will get a free Windows Phone 7 device. The bad news in mobile - was Apple acting in...

ITEXPO East 2010 Miami Update

I just came across this web page with some important details on ITEXPO. I mentioned the keynoters in a recent post and I still think they are one of the best combinations of thought leaders in our space. Google Voice,...

ITEXPO Keynoters Announced

We are thrilled to announce a slew of top notch keynoters for the upcoming ITEXPO which takes place in Miami, FL Jan 20-22, 2010. I will share them with you by first explaining why they were invited: A keynote picture...

Intel's Earnings: Good or Bad?

For decades when you purchased a new Microsoft product you knew it would take more disk space, memory and processor speed than most competitive products on the market. As an ex-MIS Director I can tell you firsthand how new Windows...

iPhone Flash Support: The Real Apple Tax

A fascinating soap opera of video format wars precedes us and one has to wonder why exactly Adobe's Flash format is not supported on the iPhone.Microsoft came out with an ad and PR campaign recently which focused on the excessive...

Does the Google Chrome OS Matter?

It was a given that Google would eventually formally announce a new OS for netbooks and other computers. The company already has its Android OS in a number of cellphones and the netbook space is the next logical move upmarket...

Microsoft Stops RIM/iPhone Reimbursements

I just learned that Microsoft will stop reimbursing employees for use of non-Windows Mobile devices. I had heard at a dinner with Microsoft employees at ITEXPO last winter in Miami that use of an iPhone at the company is an...

Microsoft Needs a Single OS

Steve Ballmer takes the threat from Android seriously and he hopes Windows 7 will counter this newer OS on netbooks. Here is the problem for Microsoft... It will be competing with Android with multiple operating systems, Windows Mobile and Windows...

Cuba Launches Nova OS Based on Linux

The goal of this post is not to make a political statement but rather a financial one. The law of unintended consequences seems to have a way of really stinging those of us in the tech space. For example, in...

IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Google and Intel, The Real Earnings Story

You may have heard Intel and Microsoft missed their numbers but Google, Apple and IBM did well. Most people are trying to make sense of what is happening here. After all, to most financial analysts, these are all tech companies...

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...

On The CounterPath to Success

If you want to build a perfect business plan, sometimes it makes sense to look at what has been successful in other markets and apply the same techniques in another space. McDonalds showed the world that a restaurant could become...

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...

Avoid Vista

I have a state of the art Dell Laptop an M1530 with 4 Gb of RAM and it is slow. Very slow. It is slow because of Microsoft Vista. If you think the articles which are negative towards this new...

Tech Overload For Rich Tehrani

You may hear less from me than usual over the next week as I have a new Laptop -- a Dell M1530, a new desktop from Dell and a new HTC XV6800 (my old one had an unfortunate encounter with...

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 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...
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