Posts Tagged ‘Business’

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 ...

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 ...

Firefox Gaining on IE in Business

April 2nd, 2008
Internet Explorer has had a good run, all things considered. They were the choice of consumers and professionals everywhere in the 90s, in large part because Microsoft engaged in anti-competitive practices that promoted its product at the expense of the industry. Now, businesses are catching up to technology, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Law: “No Fat People Allowed”

February 6th, 2008
Mississippi Law: "No Fat People Allowed" If some Mississippi legislators had their way, they'd put forth a law that would ban obese people from being served at restaurants. State Rep. John Read, a Republican who is one of the bill's three authors, says he wasn't trying to offend anybody and never even ...

Dell May Get Jump On Android

February 6th, 2008
There's been so much talk about Yahoo and Microsoft over the weekend that some other big news may have escaped the prime time. According to Marketing News, Google and Dell are fixing to announce new competition to the iPhone. Speculation is mounting that Google is plotting the launch of a ...

Lame Super Bowl Commercials

February 4th, 2008
The Wall-Street Journal has a good summary of yesterday's Super Bowl ads. Per usual, some were great, some were bad, and most were okay. In my opinion, however, Super Bowl commercials have lost their relevance. Why? Well, in case you aren't already aware, we are now bombarded ...

Targeting Nerds On Super Bowl Sunday

February 1st, 2008
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Microsoft Offers $44 Billion For Yahoo

February 1st, 2008
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Domain Squatters Beware

January 26th, 2008
Google is watching and it may be the beginning of the end for domain-squatting companies and individuals that take advantage of domain names without paying a cent for them. The term "front-running" was once a priority of Go-daddy CEO Bob Parsons who coined the phrase "domain kiting" and ...

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January 16th, 2008
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Countrywide Financial Scandal Emerges

January 8th, 2008
It looks like a scandal is developing with lending company Countrywide Financial. The company allegedly "recreated" letters that led to foreclosure and bankruptcy of several borrowers. Over 300 consumers are involved in bankruptcy cases that involve the home loan lender: The Countrywide Financial Corporation fabricated documents related to ...