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Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

The Brand is the Thing When we pay for music in iTunes or Google Play,…

Old Startups

Old Startups

Old Startups Old startups are not very popular.  Few like them.  We don’t hear too…

Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful

Virtual Ninja Teams Can Have Real Impact Small Powerful Teams of Like-Minded and Well-Connected Individuals can…

Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money   I think, therefore, I am In 1637 philosopher Rene Descartes…

If this is failure, I want in!

If this is failure, I want in!

The next time you feel like you might be a failure – whatever that means…

Morons Wanted

Morons Wanted

    Morons Angels Wanted   A business owner invited me to invest in their new business…

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  • Sientra Sets Estimated IPO Range

Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

The Brand is the Thing When we pay for music in iTunes or Google Play, are we paying for a song, or are we paying for the feeling the song evokes? Think about it before you answer. Today, Taylor Swift – the young crossover artist (you know the name if not the music. Admit it.),…

Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

iPad Mini 3 Review: Apple’s Small Tablet Stays Mostly The Same

Apple’s iPad mini 3 is one of two new tablets launched last week at a special event in Cupertino, and it is definitely the one that got the least attention from Apple’s product development team over the past year. The iPad Air 2 has an all-new processor, new screen manufacturing tech, a new camera, and…

iPad Mini 3 Review: Apple’s Small Tablet Stays Mostly The Same

StackIQ Raises $6M

San Diego-based StackIQ, which develops IT automation tools for the enterprise, has raised $6M in a Series B funding round, according to the company. The new funding came from Grayhawk Capital, Keshif Ventures, DLA Piper, and OurCrowd, as well as Anthem Venture Partners and Avalon Ventures. The company said the new funding will go toward…

Gigaom: Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has always been the Peter that Apple robbed to pay Paul (the iOS release cycle), I was concerned Apple would be writing checks it couldn’t cash. Later that year, iOS 6…

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iPad Mini 3 Review: Apple’s Small Tablet Stays Mostly The Same

Apple’s iPad mini 3 is one of two new tablets launched last week at a special event in Cupertino, and it is definitely the one that got the least attention from Apple’s product development team over the past year. The…

iPad Air 2 Review: The Best Tablet Available, Now More Portable And Powerful

Apple’s latest iPad update includes a redesigned iPad Air, just one year after the device…

Apple CEO Tim Cook Addresses The iPad’s Continued Lack Of Sales Growth

During today’s earnings call for Apple’s fiscal Q4 2014, CEO Tim Cook took time to…

Magic Leap Secures $542M Led By Google For “Lightweight Wearable” Tech That Merges Physical And Digital Worlds

It’s rare that a company can stay relatively secretive while raising a huge amount of…

Hands On With The iPad Air 2

The new iPad Air feels a lot like the old iPad Air, and that’s a…

Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks

They call it Truffle Pig, and it’s ProTools for playlists. Punch in parameters like “danceability”,…

Editorial

Old Startups

Old Startups

Old Startups Old startups are not very popular.  Few like them.  We don’t hear too…

Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful

Virtual Ninja Teams Can Have Real Impact Small Powerful Teams of Like-Minded and Well-Connected Individuals can…

Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money   I think, therefore, I am In 1637 philosopher Rene Descartes…

If this is failure, I want in!

If this is failure, I want in!

The next time you feel like you might be a failure – whatever that means…

Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

Why Taylor Swift Can Make Millions Selling Static

The Brand is the Thing When we pay for music in iTunes or Google Play, are we paying for a song, or are we paying for the feeling the song evokes? Think about it before you answer. Today, Taylor Swift…

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