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Steve Jobs. And by contrast, Tony Hayward. And the past and present CEO of Home Depot provide a lesson in contrast as well.
In the past I hated going to Home Depot. The sales people were invisible. And when you caught one with the angry glare of death, s/he was most unwilling to assist you in any… Continue reading
The entire article is worth reading. The viciousness of corporate America at work…
Our future well being depends more on people like Steve Jobs who invent real products that can improve our lives, than it does on people like Jamie Dimon who invent financial products that do little other than threaten our economy.”
[Source: Robert Reich (Apple Isn’t the Problem.… Continue reading
Yes, I’ve ranted about my AppleTVs world without end! Well, apparently, one of them was just completely messed up: the hardware was bad. Naturally, it wasn’t under warranty. (I think Apple only has a 90 day warranty unless you spend the extra money on AppleCare. I always do for computers but hadn’t for the AppleTV.)
So, I bought a new… Continue reading
Today Apple sold its 10,000,000,000th (that’s billionth) song at the iTunes Store—all in less than 7 years. The music industry can gripe all it wants, but Apple has made them a lot of money they would otherwise have lost to file sharing!
Today’s Business Insider has this headline: Blockbuster Collapses: Shutting Down 500 Stores In Desperate Bid To Save $200… Continue reading
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First: Glad to see Steve Jobs looks much healthier than during his first appearance after his liver transplant.
You know, I personally think Apple will have a devilishly difficult time beating what they accomplished with the iPhone. It was transcendent, transformative technology that turned the mobile industry on its head–just as the iPod transformed… Continue reading
The financial results have been nothing short of astounding — for Apple and for Jobs. The company was worth about $5 billion in 2000, just before Jobs unleashed Apple’s groundbreaking “digital lifestyle” strategy, understood at the time by few critics. Today, at about $170 billion, Apple is slightly more valuable than Google (GOOG, Fortune 500).
Its market share in personal… Continue reading
This is the week of my pilgrimage to Mecca. I have been asked to present at MacWorld. Never having been, I’m really looking forward to the experience. I’ll even attend Steve Jobs’ keynote! I’ve been to the mother ship a couple of times, but I’ve never attended MacWorld before. I’m sure I’ll post more as the pilgrimage unfolds.… Continue reading
Today Steve Jobs, 49, (Steve Wozniak and he co-founded Apple Computer in 1976) announced he underwent surgery today for cancer. The news release was positive, stating he expected a full recovery without chemotherapy or radiation.
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I enjoyed reading, or hearing really, as I do Audible Books, The Second Coming of Steve Jobs, by Alan… Continue reading