Posts Tagged ‘News’

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 ...

Razor Sharp Design Meets Google Android

March 13th, 2008
Predicting the Future of Cell Phone Technology and Design Over the years, the Blackberry has set the standard for business cell phones and now the iPhone has set the standard for media enriched cell phones for higher class consumers. The question that remains to be answered is, "Will these ambitious ...

Wii Crossbow, hot new Wii Accessory?

March 10th, 2008
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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 ...

Super Smash Bros, Brawl

February 17th, 2008
Maybe I'm getting too old for this stuff, but I have a hard time understanding the youth fascination with this video game. Super Smash Brothers, Brawl - Trailer of upcoming  release [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=HXsh7kjNHEQ[/youtube] I own the Game Cube version and would be interested to see how this might play out on the Wii, based ...

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" ...

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 ...

Missing iPhones – Not that big a deal

January 30th, 2008
You can thank the lack of ‘real’ news for the onslaught of articles that seem to be laser focused on the mysterious case of the missing iPhones. Add this article to the list. This is the basic problem: Apple announced at Macworld they they’ve sold 4 million iphones ...

Digg Gaming Required Of Active Diggers

January 28th, 2008
This article is a follow-up to a recent piece posted on thie site: "Digg's Double-Edged Sword."  Digg's latest changes didn't put an end to gaming as was intended. Instead, gaming is now required of active diggers who seek to hit the front page. If you're an active social network user, then you're ...

Understanding the War On Scientology

January 25th, 2008
Every now and then I read an article that helps me learn a little It this advertised herbal viagra that works However long you. bit about the strange people that coexist on this earth with me. I've never truly understood the Scientology noise myself, so I'm glad that ...

Business, Technology, News and Noise

January 5th, 2008
Welcome to itola.com. I seem to have picked up a number of regular readers over the last few months and I must apologize for holding out on the daily updates recently. I'm going to get this site hot and ready to roll again now that the near year ...

Starbucks Patrons Spread Holiday Joy

December 22nd, 2007
The associated press is reporting that a generous coffee buyer purchased a coffee for the person standing next in line and it set off a train of generosity by the Starbucks customers that followed. Coffee Drinkers' 1,013 Good Deeds MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — One woman's kindness to a fellow Starbucks patron resulted ...