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The Battle Grows for the Digital Living Room

June 19, 2014 – | Comments Off0 views

The Fire SmartPhone launch is just the latest escalation in the high-stakes battle for control of the increasingly digitized living room. And yes, this is absolutely a war amongst Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon and others, each looking to capture the hearts and minds of the consumer – and of course their pocket book.

In the short-term, this competition is definitely good …

Patent Verdict Analysis: Apple Wins, Samsung/Google Loses, Microsoft/RIM Opening

August 27, 2012 – | Comments Off281 views

It is impossible to underestimate the impact of the nine jurors in the Apple-Samsung patent lawsuit. These individuals have provided government/legal approval for what will possibly be an Apple-dominated smartphone ecosystem (at least in the US) for years to come. With the pending release of the iPhone5, possible reluctance by mobile carriers to promote/sell Android devices (do they want to …

IBM 1970, Apple 2010: The Value of Closed Systems

May 6, 2010 – | Comments Off88 views

IBM achieved tremendous success in the 1970′s by creating a closed and highly integrated mainframe architecture, controlling all IT elements including chip-sets, hardware, terminals, middle-ware, application software, network connections, etc. Now look at Apple. Their strategy of controlling hardware design and underlying software worked great with the iMac. With the recent expansion into displaying mobile advertisements, designing iPad chip-sets and …