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Google Buys Contact Sharing Information App

It’s a very common situation: you run into an old friend or a new business contact and you’re excited about catching up or pursuing a particular business opportunity. It becomes quite awkward when you ask each other to record each other’s phone numbers or other contact information. At best you access your mobile phone and […]

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Can You Really Buy Your Way Into Innovation?

The question posed by the title of this blog post is not an empty question. In fact it is a very big controversy in the technology world and can make or break companies. If you are like Microsoft that generates billions of dollars every quarter and basically has a huge digital bank account, you can […]

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The Pros and Cons of an Acqui-hire Strategy

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you would have noticed that Yahoo is doing something big in a major way. Thanks to its hiring of Google executive Marissa Mayer, Yahoo is hell-bent on reinventing itself. There’s a lot on the line. As you probably already know, Yahoo has spent the past few years in […]

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Was it ever a good idea to purchase the mobile part of Nokia ? Who was responsible of making that call?

Microsoft Might Have Shot Itself in the Foot With Nokia Buyout

It’s kind of interesting how Microsoft’s buyout of Nokia’ s cell phone hardware business took place. One would think that before the buyout, Microsoft strategists would look at how it would impact Microsoft’s existing licensing technology with other big named mobile phone manufacturers like Samsung or HTC. One would think this would be the case […]

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Fashion App Snapette Snapped up by PriceGrabber

One of the most exciting things about the mobile app revolution is that it has unleashed a huge amount of creative ferment. When you first bought your iPhone you probably remember running into friends when you come across a problem or an issue and they would say, “There’s an app for that!” There is that […]

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