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  • Is Herbalife A Pyramid Scheme? A Simple Question Of Law [View article]
    Thank you for making my point.

    Further, fancy brochures that show an unsustainable business model with a 99.999% drop out rate are deceptive and not a business plan. If HL was so successful after 15 years the products would be everywhere easier to get than a candy bar, loaf of bread, can of soda, bottle of water.
    Mar 27, 2014. 11:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Capstone Turbine's Stock Is More Bloated Than Plug Power's Ever Was [View article]
    It is scarier to see that this opinion created a 10% slide.
    Mar 27, 2014. 11:18 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Herbalife A Pyramid Scheme? A Simple Question Of Law [View article]
    Pyramid is a defined word but if it walks like a duck.... How about a real business investment test? Would you want to take on a product line you know little about, saturated marketplace, has no barriers to entry, no defined territory, no customer base and no end users? It does not need a 10x10 neon sign.
    Mar 26, 2014. 01:48 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Capstone Turbine's Stock Is More Bloated Than Plug Power's Ever Was [View article]
    It may seem counter intuitive but several large southern CA hospitals are spending more on primary power generation that on medical equipment. The peak KwH cost (highest in US) makes a more attractive ROI. So this is not an off the grid only application.
    Mar 26, 2014. 11:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Just Killed Itself, Apple Wins Again [View article]
    Let us see what the unit sales are and you will have your answer. To not recognize the lead Apple has does not make sense.

    The OP of this thread is how MS will benefit from Office for the Ipad, I didn't write it.
    Mar 25, 2014. 12:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Just Killed Itself, Apple Wins Again [View article]
    Enterprise data is device agnostic. 10-15 years from now someone will want to access this data what will they use? Apple will need to fight to maintain where they are.
    Mar 24, 2014. 06:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Just Killed Itself, Apple Wins Again [View article]
    I never ever said it would kill enterprise, but Ipad use in Fortune 500 is here now not later. And they pay good money to make this work. Because Apple does not come over and do it an IT firm does. It does not matter if it has flash, flash can be bad,(disappears). Access to corporate data is device agnostic, people like the brand and usability (zero training required) of the Ipad. Organizations have already replaced text books, field service books and flight manuals with Ipads. I'm just regurgitating old news here. Big corporations throw around the words productivity and "balance" especially for non hourly people. Here Mr. Mid Level Mgr, we know you put in 100 hours a week here's an Ipad so you can have more balance with your family time. It is becoming a de facto standard. And this is what Apple needs to cement their spot in the Enterprise. Because you disagree does not mean that it is not happening. Google BYOD and watch the ads that will come up to "help" you.
    Mar 24, 2014. 04:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Just Killed Itself, Apple Wins Again [View article]
    Don't get defensive. Do you know how many Fortune 500 companies are issuing field people a laptop, an Iphone and an Ipad as standard practice? Some will have a corporate build on the Ipad most do not they do have security software. Service people update customer records out in the field. Field sales people are expected to use Salesforce.com or other CRM all day no matter where they are. It is standard issue at many companies. Here employee we gave you a productivity tool. Cisco, pharma's, Chicago Pub Schools, AA Insurance HK, RC Cruises, British Airways, Lowes deployed thousands of units. Why do you think Airwatch and MaaS360 got snatched up? They simply provide an infrastructure for any device (MDM) so enterprises can be in compliance. It started out as a consumer toy but check the facts now.
    Mar 24, 2014. 03:01 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Just Killed Itself, Apple Wins Again [View article]
    200M units is not a fad. The enterprise has broken all their own rules to accommodate BYOD (bring your own device).
    Mar 24, 2014. 02:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Which 5 Companies Will Profit From The Internet Of Things? [View article]
    Good points and that is part of this learning curve and we are not there yet. We are not at first base much less in a far more complex scenario. Without a true framework it will take that much longer to get the benefits of an IoT.
    Mar 24, 2014. 01:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Just Killed Itself, Apple Wins Again [View article]
    There appears to be a true disconnect on revenue expectations and Ipad user behavior. Are you really going to pull out the 30,000 row spreadsheet and start working on it in the moving train or on your drive home? The behavior pattern now is to look at on the document on your mobile and work on later. Apple also gives away free office applications with the Ipad, they are "good enough and free" for most users. This is the same group of people demanding that 500M XP users had to do something by XX date. I do not see a huge bunch of Ipad users buying office certainly not enough to move the stock this much. Don't count your money yet.
    Mar 24, 2014. 01:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft At $40 [View article]
    1) Stock has not been at this level since 2000. 2) Run away. Now is your chance unless you want to wait and see for another 15 years. Put your money elsewhere.
    Mar 24, 2014. 11:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sifting The Apple Rumors: iWatch [View article]
    The point is it should have been 0 units. Not 400,000, zero.
    Mar 21, 2014. 04:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is The Tesla Electric Car On A Road Called 'Overvalued'? [View article]
    And how many were sold this month?
    Mar 21, 2014. 02:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • LinkedIn: Let's Do Some Math [View article]
    Agreed. Maybe worth double Monster's value based ("only" $1.4B (Ha) vs. $25B) on the similar revenue model and that is being really generous since Monster is high to earnings as well.
    Mar 21, 2014. 02:18 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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