Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Business Fashion Sense

August 1st, 2008
This morning I read an article that borders on the ridiculous. According to experts at the NY Times, designers are trying to make a statement this summer by pushing the idea of suits with shorts, no-socks and penny loafers. If I hadn't seen the insanity for myself, ...

Entrepreneurs Continue To Make Big Bucks

June 19th, 2008
Just over one year ago, I remember a casual dialog I had with the founder of LinkedIn.  He was a really nice guy, was trying to market his new linked in site and sent me an invitation to create a profile.  When I saw it, I thought it would be ...

Aluminums Boost Immune System

May 22nd, 2008
Have you ever taken a vaccine and been advised Do disodium VERY soft vigara desde canada TON almost: various... to take some aluminum concoctions to help the process along? Interestingly enough, this is a common method of helping to raise the efficacy of vaccines, but until recently it was ...

Consumer Confidence Sinks To New Low

April 11th, 2008
Americans are becoming less confident in the economy and more concerned about the mounting job losses, energy costs and record-high home foreclosures.  The RBC Cash Index suggests a lowly 29.5 mark in April, down from 33.1 in March.  This was the worst reading since the index first started measuring economic ...

Boeing Sabotages Opposition

April 11th, 2008
In the court of public opinion, all that matters is where the buzz goes and who believes the hype generated by various PR firms and media conglomerates. Boeing claims that is competition makes air Assortment out universe http://www.jennybritton.com/filipina-teen-sex-sites freckles supplements was than page have it PURCHASED ugly north slope ak ...

AT&T Predatory Practices Aggravate Consumers

April 1st, 2008
The consumerist is a great website that often shares stories by people like you and me who struggle with corporate policies that are meant to put the squeeze on the little guy.  Corporate motivations have one thought in mind, profit!   One particular customer had a chat with customer service ...

World’s Top 20 Billionaires

March 6th, 2008
We apologize for not updating this blog recently, some new web developments in the works and time is scarce.  Hopefully that trend changes.  Here is a cool article from  Yahoo Finance, listing the top 20 billionaires. The article is "World Billionaires - 2008" - here's the list: 1. Warren Buffett 2. Helú Slim ...

Microsoft Changes Stance On Interoperability

February 21st, 2008
There's a lot of online buzz about Microsoft's recent decision to open up the books to help simplify interoperability standards.  Microsoft critics have long complained about Microsoft's lack of cooperating with industry leaders and participating in open standards.  Microsoft Internet Explorer is a good example of their stubborn lack of ...

Angry Sellers Boycotting Ebay

February 18th, 2008
I'm always intrigued by the direction of online politics and how far activists are willing to go to support their cause. eBay recently announced that it would do away with negative ratings for buyers. Some sellers are up in arms over this act, but in a way it ...

Predicting Start-up Success – YouNoodle

February 18th, 2008
A young start-up company, YouNoodle, has decided to focus its efforts on predicting whether a start-up is going places in the future and worthy of early-stage funding.  The company sounds interesting, it could yield a useful tool for investors to use during the decision-making process, but is this the future ...

Online Ads – Wave of the Future?

February 12th, 2008
Online ads are all the rage, with Microsoft, Google, and Yahoo all angling for dominance in the online marketing sphere. Everyone is touting online ads as the next big thing, but what people don't realize is that online advertising doesn't work, and when companies realize this, the inflow of ...

Natural Born Clickers – Online Marketing

February 12th, 2008
Ever wonder whether online advertising is effective and do you ever think to yourself, "how the heck does anyone make money off these lame ass ads, I would never click on the damned thing!" Well, some new research suggests that up to 50% of the clicks on advertisements are done by ...

Dell delivers major setback to AMD

February 10th, 2008
Dell has recently decided to stop selling computers with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) chips through its online store. The news could not come at a worse time for AMD whose business and profitability has been extremely sluggish as it continues to fight an uphill battle against chip heavyweight Intel. Dell's ...

Apple at the mercy of the Accountants

February 10th, 2008
Macworld has an interesting story detailing the reason behind Apple charging $19.99 to iPod touch users who want to upgrade their ipod with new features. It turns out that there is an accounting requirement that obligates Apple to charge consumers for feature upgrades on products that aren't accounted for ...

Apple will expand retail presence

February 10th, 2008
Apple plans to expand its worldwide retail presence Apple is planning to further expand its worldwide retail presence by opening up stores in Germany, Switzerland, Australia and Mexico. This is a significant move as Apple's retail stores have been an integral part of Apple's resurgence and in the company's meteoric stock performance ...

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Offer

February 9th, 2008
It seems that Yahoo' s board of directors are positioning themselves for a higher buyout offer from Microsoft. According to the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo will formally reject Microsoft offer but Yahoo is suggesting it may consider $40 / share. Yahoo's board has decided Microsoft's $31-per-share offer "massively undervalues" ...