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  • Sam Liu
    $MSFT $HPQ Let's see what former Apple Great Jean-Louis Grassse has to say: http://bit.ly/11THf3u
    7/1/13
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    • Sam Liu: $LNVGY Regard Lenovo, the Chinese company that seized on IBM's PC business when Big Blue decided to exit the race. They're doing quite well,
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    • Sam Liu: posting a record $34bn in revenue for this year. There is life left in the PC business, just not for US incumbents.
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    • Sam Liu: $YHOO $GOOG The new sheriff is a high-intensity person. Friends tell me she also reviews new apps in great detail, down to color choices.
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    • Sam Liu: $AAPL (Didn't another successful leader so annoy people?) http://bit.ly/11XHkQg WHAT about the temper?
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    • Sam Liu: $AMZN Tony Hsieh, CEO Zappos: Research has shown that companies with strong cultures outperform those without in the long-term financially.
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    • Sam Liu: So we're big, big believers in building strong company cultures. And I think that's hard to do remotely.
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    • Sam Liu: We want employees to be interacting with each other, building those personal relationships and relationships outside of work as well.
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    • Sam Liu: What we found is when they have those personal connections that productivity increases because there's higher levels of trust.
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    • Sam Liu: Employees are willing to do favors for each other because they're not just co-workers, but also friends, and communication is better.
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    • Sam Liu: So we're big believers in in-person interactions.
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    • Sam Liu: This leads to the $$ question, to Yahoo's business model: advertising or services? We hear Mayer is focusing Yahoo! on mobile applications.
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    • Sam Liu: $RIMM $BB http://bit.ly/10u4ujA
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    • Sam Liu: NO cheaper iphone: Apple doesn't do cheap. The company will focus on a premium customer experience and enjoy a high-profit margin.
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    • Sam Liu: The race to the bottom will be left to Android clones. Move along, nothing to see.http://bit.ly/1b4hsc5
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    • Sam Liu: $AAPL My one plug for a cheaper IPhone is the one sold in Cn has different parts than the one sold in HK or USA, there is no LTE here!
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    • Sam Liu: Since the IPhone is the #1 aspirational semi-luxury status, let the Cn consumer class grow. It will be growing strongly in 10 years ...
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    • Sam Liu: Apple loves to control the game. So do Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and everyone else, of course, but Apple's love is an unusually intense,
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    • Sam Liu: deeply seated drive that stems from Steve Jobs's own (carnal as opposed to deliberate) need to master and direct every aspect of the game.
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    • Sam Liu: In the PC business, Jobs pushed vertical integration down beyond hardware and software, and into its retail chain of Apple Stores,
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    • Sam Liu: thus ensuring a tightly controlled delivery of the product experience.
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    • Sam Liu: $GOOG $005930.KS Apple is still in control of its iPhone ecosystem ... but things have changed. Now the company faces Google and Samsung.
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    • Sam Liu: such a Google Maps, Gmail, Google Docs & Drive, Google Voice, & on and on. Samsung is more vertically integrated, makes its own components
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    • Sam Liu: $INTC $ARMH From last year, an experts opinion http://bit.ly/16LghuW
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    • Sam Liu: $BBRY Why or How Blackberry ought to survive. http://bit.ly/19QC6Lq
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    • Sam Liu: $MSFT $NOK At Skype, Ballmers' ultimatum-- getting things right http://bit.ly/19R0JYn
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    • Sam Liu: $MSFT $NOK At Skype, Ballmers' ultimatum-- getting things right http://bit.ly/19R0JYn
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    • Sam Liu: $HPQ $PALM $AAPL $GOOG cssamantha 11 July 2011 8:32pm I think companies need to focus less on competing & more on just creating a unique
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    • Sam Liu: $HPQ $PALM $AAPL $GOOG cssamantha 11 July 2011 8:32pm I think companies need to focus less on competing & more on just creating a unique
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    • Sam Liu: product that cannot directly compare with others. That alone will bring new followers, loyal customers & help avoid users comparing your
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    • Sam Liu: product to others that it won't stand up to. http://bit.ly/13oDyEt
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