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  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Yes page views, but only on desktops. As far as i'm aware, mobile (definitely) and phone/pad app (maybe) page views are not counted
    Jul 16 05:44 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Seppo yes - but because he is a true financial analyst, he also writes on smaller cap stocks - if they are awarded "Small Cap Insight" - they receive $150 automatically. Alpha articles get awarded $500 and there are other small bonuses awarded to lesser known stocks also (if article quality is sufficient).
    Because I write on big, well known and well covered stocks, I am not eligible for any of those rewards (that's fine). I enjoy writing about Nokia and other tech stocks because I simply understand them and their strategy more. Other people's "enjoyment" comes from writing about finance or other particular topics and themes, so i can see why they cover a much broader spectrum.
    Jul 16 05:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Thank you DC - That's kind of you. Yeah that person wrote a 500 word article which got through somehow.
    WRS - Yes we're paid by pageviews. You can get an idea of how much by looking through here:
    http://bit.ly/Aia23u
    Jul 16 01:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Nokia Going Into The Camera Market? [View article]
    Redrut - Till Lumias come with VPN I don't see it succeeding in China. With VPN one can evade the great firewall of China and use facebook, google etc.
    Jul 16 11:36 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Edit - correction they popularised the camera phone as the world's leading phone company at the time
    Jul 16 05:38 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Sam - Just out of curiousity - Do you think that Nokia should even bother making a camera phone? I mean they did invent them and now they've done another major step change in camera phone technology with pureview. Are you denying that happened?
    Jul 16 05:30 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Randal - The zoom I think can best be compared to the 2 pictures I have at the end of the article. The first shows the full level of detail captured in a 38MP shot. The second is my zooming in and selecting one part of the photo.
    As far as I'm aware, and i'm no expert in cameras, is that optical zooming has certain mechanical limitations which would make it very difficult to fit into a phone and maintain its slim profile.
    Jul 15 07:03 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Memo To Microsoft: Walk Away From Nokia [View article]
    Seppo - I think its unfair to narrow Kofi down to just one stock. One of his most interesting pieces was written on 26th June regarding BBRY
    http://seekingalpha.co...
    After laying out his opinion he stated "do not short blackberry stock"
    It has now fallen 36%.
    Jul 15 06:55 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Memo To Microsoft: Walk Away From Nokia [View article]
    Well you see, in a previous article, Kofi said Microsoft is dead weight to Nokia
    http://bit.ly/12qHeRw

    Now in this particular article, Nokia is dead to Microsoft.
    So basically, they're both dead to each other.
    I think Woody Allen said it best, in a relationship, both parties need to keep on moving, like a shark to stay alive.
    What we have here is a dead shark. http://bit.ly/1aG8NyV

    The only solution is finding the right eager-to-please hipster for them both.
    I think that's what he's saying anyway as its mentioned in both articles...
    Alternative explanations welcome
    Jul 14 10:18 PM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Anandtech - one of the most respected tech-oriented sites has received the L1020 very positively
    http://bit.ly/15vzWhb
    - shows what can happen when people look at the phone dispassionately. Well worth a read.
    Jul 14 09:46 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Thanks K - you're spot on, a lot of "tech experts" are out there who don't stop and think about what Nokia did with the L1020. In fact as the days start to pass from the announcement, these old angles of attack are returning with Nokia. Just imagine if Apple had launched this product, the entire tech world would be ablaze right now. As it is, I still think this is a fantastic product and it will continue to build Nokia's brand in exactly the right way. I've been banging on about the Eos/L1020 for so long its easy to forget, this isn't the end of the road, but the beginning! This type of technology is going to spread to other Lumia phones and the mind boggles imagining how good its successor will be.
    Jul 14 06:47 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Best Buy Microsoft Stores Q&A [View instapost]
    thanks for posting this ewmpsi, very interesting.
    Jul 14 05:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • High Frequency Insider Trading - And It's Completely Legal [View article]
    Fascinating - thank you for posting that lurtsman - incredible what goes on behind the scenes.
    Jul 14 05:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Thanks Farhan - There is definitely a market there and it will help Nokia to try to get top photographers onto this phone. I am also reminded of this story where the Chicago Suntimes sacked all of its photographers. http://bbc.in/13IOb6B
    Whilst a very sad story for the people who lost their jobs, it does show that there is a move towards making journalists their own photographers. Having the L1020 in their hands would really help them in performing their jobs and of course would help Nokia.
    Jul 14 11:20 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Nokia Lumia 1020 Edges The Company Back Into Conversation [View article]
    Google tends to get off lightly compared to Microsoft - remember the Wifi incident in the EU? MSFT would have been slaughtered for that. Shows how important brand management is...
    Jul 14 09:44 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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