They aimed low. They still missed. Mighty Samsung is facing challenges it hasn’t had to face in recent years as the wave of popularity for their smartphone line seems to be waning. The Galaxy S4 was being heralded as the one that might put Samsung as in a commanding lead against chief rival Apple. Instead,… Continue reading Samsung misses numbers. Is the Galaxy yesterday’s news?
There are a couple of ways that a company can go about making staffing reductions. They can rip the bandaid off and do it all at once as Business Insider recommended initially. They can use the “sniper-style” surgical cuts over time that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been doing. In this case, it seems that… Continue reading The quiet approach to cuts and streamlining seems to be working for Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer
Some of the best minds in modern technology migrate to the automotive industry every year. From software to design, aerodynamics to aesthetics, the art and science of building cars is something that is in a constant state of flux. There have been innovations and additions made to vehicles, but there hasn’t been a game-changing shift… Continue reading VW’s global car will change the industry forever
Google is trying to limit the damage done from the news that their former CEO and current Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt after they submitted a plan to the Securities and Exchange Commission to sell off around 42% of his stake in the search giant. At today’s current price of $785.37 per share, the 3.2 million… Continue reading Google chief Schmidt to sell 42% of shares valued at $2.5 billion
The internet is officially an “essential” part of life in Germany according to a court ruling Thursday. According to Reuters: A German court ruled on Thursday that people have the right to claim compensation from service providers if their Internet access is disrupted, because the Internet is an “essential” part of life. The court likened… Continue reading In Germany, you’re not expected to be able to live without internet access
Leaks often hit the press in an effort to change the reality of the news. They can be an effective way of drumming up more interest than a story really deserves and if BusinessInsider’s report is to be believed, that’s exactly what happened with the Monster.com/LinkedIn rumors that were circulating today. Initially, the story on… Continue reading Did Monster leak LinkedIn buyout rumors to spark interest?
It’s like clockwork. When anyone gets a payday, there are those who will express dissatisfaction with one thing or another that they’re doing to cheat the system, hurt the little guy, or kill innocent animals. Clockwork. Disclosure: I am an unpaid and (very) occasional contributor for Business Insider. Even if I were not, I would… Continue reading In defense of Business Insider…