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skyping Archive

  • You might remember the products. You might remember the hype. Then, you are tooling down highway 41 years later and all of a sudden you think to yourself – “Hey, whatever happened to…” Failed ideas. Maybe it was a great idea, but wasn’t made right, or design errors brought it down. Maybe it was just a bad product. Well, let’s take a stroll down […]

    16 Tech Innovations that didn’t quite stick

    You might remember the products. You might remember the hype. Then, you are tooling down highway 41 years later and all of a sudden you think to yourself – “Hey, whatever happened to…” Failed ideas. Maybe it was a great idea, but wasn’t made right, or design errors brought it down. Maybe it was just a bad product. Well, let’s take a stroll down […]

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  • We see the value in Earth Day. We recognize the importance of World Peace Day.In deference to our wife we think even Mother’s Day is OK.But Twitter Day? Somehow Oprah coming online and saying “Hello Twitter World.” (or whatever) is not quite up there with the wizard of Menlo Park (Edison) calling one of his assistants for help!For the most part, we don’t really […]

    Twitter Day?

    We see the value in Earth Day. We recognize the importance of World Peace Day.In deference to our wife we think even Mother’s Day is OK.But Twitter Day? Somehow Oprah coming online and saying “Hello Twitter World.” (or whatever) is not quite up there with the wizard of Menlo Park (Edison) calling one of his assistants for help!For the most part, we don’t really […]

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  • According to Bloomberg and several other sources, EBay is planning to spin off Skype with an IPO. Read the story here. Apparently, Skype has never quite fit in with EBay. Here’s an excerpt: “The only problem with Skype is it’s part of EBay,” said Jeff Lindsay, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. in New York. “It’s a marriage made in hell. They […]

    Remember This Acronym from the 90s? “IPO”

    According to Bloomberg and several other sources, EBay is planning to spin off Skype with an IPO. Read the story here. Apparently, Skype has never quite fit in with EBay. Here’s an excerpt: “The only problem with Skype is it’s part of EBay,” said Jeff Lindsay, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. in New York. “It’s a marriage made in hell. They […]

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  • “No one gets left behind! No one gets left behind! Outstanding soldier!” Frank (Steve Carell) – Little Miss Sunshine (20th Century Fox – 2006) There are slightly more than six billion people on the planet.Not everyone is connected as those folks in the Silicon Valley areas of the world.We have about 15 +/- percent of the adults who work on systems/devices, creating stuff, collaborating, […]

    Netbooks – An Easy Way to ‘Get Em All’

    “No one gets left behind! No one gets left behind! Outstanding soldier!” Frank (Steve Carell) – Little Miss Sunshine (20th Century Fox – 2006) There are slightly more than six billion people on the planet.Not everyone is connected as those folks in the Silicon Valley areas of the world.We have about 15 +/- percent of the adults who work on systems/devices, creating stuff, collaborating, […]

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