Palm CEO blames Verizon for slow sales http://bit.ly/bTqMIJ In related news, Verizon announced other products more compelling
Historic day for the Cal Bears! Congrats Bears fans! First Pac10 championship in 50yrs! http://bit.ly/d51MPe
8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile. Any1 got status of Star Princess cruise ship headed there? http://bit.ly/b6Gzza #starprincess
Thx . Pls post updates if any. RT @mikebrownfield: text from family that ship is in deep water & safe. #starprincess
Seed funding by H.A.L.: What part of ‘no’ don’t you understand, Dave? http://bit.ly/cvPFY1
When making customer diligence calls, always pick the logo on the bottom right of their NASCAR logo page 2 get the real skinny
Congrats @orenmichels & everyone at #Mashery for their new round of funding! http://tcrn.ch/bce0Qg
Wow, thats alot of farms. Some great numbers on Zynga: more monthly active users than people in France http://bit.ly/96OKPT
The cloud dog pile continues… RT @Lounibos: WOW! CA Acquires 3Tera To Boost Presence In The Cloud: http://bit.ly/cGgK28
So, which companies would you like see their CEO do some ‘Undercover Boss’ work? Here’s my list: http://bit.ly/ddifWP
Which Undercover Boss Do You Want to See?
Okay, I just watched “Undercover Boss” on CBS this weekend for the first time… interesting (but a little cheesy and staged) show with the CEO of 7-Eleven working with various ground level employees within his organization to get a firsthand view of what it’s like to be on the front lines of his 30,000 employee firm. He apparently discovers a few surprising things about...
I bet rounds 6 thru 12 will be doozies bewteen Cisco and HP http://bit.ly/cvx2Un (RT @cisco_mobile)
Cant decide which social platform to embrace for ur brand? Here’s a guide from cmo.com: http://bit.ly/bZLvPc (via @jasonfalls)
A CMO's Guide to Social Media
Seems every marketer is placing a much greater emphasis on social platforms in 2010. Can’t decide how to embrace the various social platforms available to companies today to increase your brand awareness, communication with your customers, traffic to your site or SEO results? Here’s an interesting guide: the CMO’s guide to the social media landscape from CMO.com. You can download...
Buy cool electronics & deduct them fm taxes http://bit.ly/c1OiqZ (reminds me of Steve Martin bit “How to make $1M & never pay taxes”)
For sports/news (esp Olympics), the realtime web (Twitter, FB) has turned TV into a non-realtime medium (PVR, PPV)
A great & inspiring story about a woman becoming an unexpected Mom from a visit to China http://bit.ly/aQBwkz
A great and inspiring story about a woman’s journey to becoming an unexpected mother from a trip to China. Apparently the story was good enough to become a book. (via Anton Wahlman)
Will cloud computing be the second coming of Cisco? http://bit.ly/aGo89A (via @cisco_mobile)
Only days after Bob Gregory’s departure, Cal Bears land a new defensive coordinator from the NFL http://bit.ly/bFiv6M
Having ur site crash is like an earthquake w/aftershocks. Damage done, tons of tweet action & users wary of relying on u again
If u knew David Lew, u were lucky. One of the most giving people I’ve ever met. I’ll miss you, Dave. Rose Bowl Gods R listening!
Used to be that networks avoided competing against Oympics coverage, but seems this year no one’s afraid of losing viewers to it
Since switching to Mac, I haven’t improperly shut down Outlook once…
Happy Valentine’s Day! Reposting flashmob video… Fun to watch with your sig other! http://bit.ly/97C5Qr
Have young kids? A short video of what computing w/be like B4 theyre in hi school http://bit.ly/amG8vJ (via @magicmerl)
A much more complete version of the new “We are the World” video than was shown during the Olympics http://bit.ly/bsREZR
Haven’t heard the word widget in awhile. Not even from the widget companies.
Crowd sourced cloud sources (say that 10 times fast) http://bit.ly/9Idcpd - great insights by @ruv about the threat to EC2
Valentine’s Day flash mob and an ad for…. http://bit.ly/97C5Qr
Is your offense or defense on the field at this point in 2010?
Apple iPad bill of materials cost breakdown seems to give Apple a lot of flexibility http://bit.ly/cwq21f
Apple iPad BOM Breakdown
Apple is poised to make really good margins on the iPad if they keep the pricing at what they announced it at, and more logically, seem in a good position to cut pricing if necessary to spur demand… Sure does help when you control your own processor costs… Complete EDN analysis here.
Keep hearing that “Email is for old people”… actually, email is for old people and for people who have a job
If early customers came via connections, dont assume dogs R really eating the dog food http://bit.ly/c78hnR (via @sgblank)
RT @agoldfisher: not easy 2 look at RT @Reuters Aerial shots of falling World Trade Center released http://link.reuters.com/fyc88h
The Oracle M&A is interesting, but what’s up with Convergin’s ad/photo on the top for “blended services”? http://bit.ly/dllysA
Is that BD partnership you signed the cause of business being made or the result of it?
More thoughts about Convergin’s use of this photo to depict ‘blending and convergence’: http://bit.ly/df0TTv #convergin
They cant all be ‘potential partners’: at some pt, be honest w/urself & call them competitors, or have fun in ur little sandbox
Congrats to @geoff_yang, @sraney & the crew from Redpoint for closing their new fund! http://bit.ly/d2XvJr
Great line and great read: The iPad isn’t the future of computing; it’s a replacement for computing http://bit.ly/aYPiC2 (bettr link)
What was w/the back2back ‘guys with no pants’ commercials yesterday? Riffing off the Pants on the Ground bandwagon?
Remember, if asked 2 describe ur value prop in Plain English, that means no acronyms or buzzwords. Can u do it?
I wonder how many people will be watching the Super Bowl with their PCs next to their sets to check stuff during the game
Imagine the business from ur top customer is an actual business. As CEO of that biz, ask urself if that biz is properly funded