So I have this idea. Maybe its’ a good one and maybe it’s a bad one, but it’s mine so I’m sticking with it.
My idea is that tech companies today have the wrong idea about things. We’ve seen, since the 90′s the rise of one-trick-pony companies that form around one single product and then spend years of their lives trying to make that product a success.
Most of these guys fail.
My idea is that those that fail, and even those that succeed, both have the wrong idea. Quite frankly the only difference I see between… Continue reading
The news is abuzz with the revelation that Google has made a deal to purchase the mobile devices division of Motorola for a reported 12.5 billion dollars. Motorola competitors HTC and others almost certainly suspect, in spite of Google’s protestations to the contrary, that Google is making preparations for war with Apple, the maker of the iPhone, and may intend to eventually spin off a proprietary version of Android, with the open-source version becoming a feature-deprived stepchild.
I believe that these are completely mistaken assumptions. Google is the undisputed leader in both search and online advertising. Their Android platform is… Continue reading