The problem with the "best" customers is that they provide no information about the dominant basis of competition in the industry, i.e. the mainstream market. Blackberry's core user base always held the opinion that their email/messaging services and hardware keyboard gave the company a sustainable competitive advantage over competitors. Unfortunately, while industry watchers were preoccupied with those features, the basis of competition in the mainstream market shifted to ease of use, availability of apps, full featured browsing, etc.
Google CIO Ben Fried on how Google works >> AllThingsD
There are very good reasons for the cocoon:
Dropbox: banned. Fantastical (a calendaring app): banned. Windows PC: requires permission from a manager. Microsoft Office: requires permission. Own laptops: banned (except Chromebooks). The picture that emerges of the
No bids in 700 MHz auction, Paulwell disappointed >> JamaicaObserver.com
Despite a robust showing of interest from a number of entities, including the 24 persons from 10 countries, including
"We view this as a minor setback," [said
Broadband penetration in
Terms of Service; Didn't Read >> TOSDR
"I have read and agree to the Terms" is the biggest lie on the web. We aim to fix that.
Very intriguing service, via a browser add-on, which tells you about the quality of the ToS of various companies, from A (great) to E (bad).
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