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  • FuelCell Energy Announces Definitive Agreements With the U.S. Department of Energy for Previously Disclosed Award Selections [View article]
    Sales are needed.
    Oct 5, 2015. 09:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: Unbundling To Drive Ecosystem Penetration [View article]
    You know how to write interesting headlines and I keep clicking and then I see it's you.

    You have no clear understanding of Apple or you have an agenda. I believe it's the latter.

    Apple has no competition. Apple owns the space for high end phones; taking 90 plus % of the profit and counting. In addition, Apple is pulling away from those who would like to compete due to the integration of soft and hardware.

    Now, there are people who do the same things that Apple does; Spotify does what Music does. But that does not make Spotify competition for Apple.

    Spotify is competition for Apple Music. Apple only needs to have a good starting product in all it's new product area, it does not have to win immediately. Apple has the money and the long term vision to eventually win in each space.

    It's the ecosystem. Do you really not understand that? Your agenda must get in your way.

    Most people like me have lives in which technology only plays a part. I want to go to one place to get my technology, a place that provides consistency and service. That some other purveyor may have some small part of their technology that is better or more advanced is not a concern...I want technology that is easy to work with, and that is integrated with all the other pieces of technology I'm using, from phone to computer to tablet to watch to music to my TV to my house and my car. And that provider MUST get it that interactions with me must reek customer service.

    This idea of competition is truly laughable. Do you really think Google is a true competitor to Apple, or that Amazon is a true competitor? Look again and see the big picture. Look at the lack of profits in Amazon's situation and the way that Google gets selling personal information. That is a dying model.

    It's impossible for me to believe you cannot understand that that Apple is disinterested in overall penetration and is only concerned with driving profits in their niche and in their smaller niches.

    Am I a fan boy blinded by the Apple cult? No. I started writing FORTRAN code on IBM 360's am still up to date with technology. But, I'm in the business of Organizational Development and have been working with organizations since the early 1970's. Apple is unique.

    And, we are just at the leading edge of the technological revolution. Unless something kills us all, Apple will still be at the fore front in 25-50 years when Siri will be HAL.
    Oct 2, 2015. 12:22 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: Why I'm Ignoring Opening Weekend iPhone Sales [View article]
    The really great days are ahead of us..we are at the leading edge of the technology revolution of iPhone as HAL.

    No one is going to overtake Apple; it's even difficult to hold in one's head all the areas of personal technology in which they are involved.
    Sep 23, 2015. 02:12 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The New Apple TV's Missed Opportunities [View article]
    Looked it up. What a shame. Well I'll go back to being clueless. But thanks
    Sep 15, 2015. 07:53 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The New Apple TV's Missed Opportunities [View article]
    Very disappointed in the article. Click bait
    Sep 15, 2015. 03:58 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Own The Payments Customer? [View article]
    Thank you.

    You clearly get Apple.
    Sep 14, 2015. 11:48 AM | 19 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Products: Revolution Or Evolution? [View article]
    Thank you for clearly taking the time to state what many of us believe.

    I feel lost in trying to understand why so many people do not understand or appreciate what Apple is achieving. The scope and breadth of their offerings is mind-boggling; from basic chip architecture to a wide variety of services and products that make our lives more fun and that are easy to use that use that chip architecture in unique ways.

    Re TC: Maybe the best leader of any company ever.
    Sep 12, 2015. 05:09 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's September Event: iPad Pro Steals The Show [View article]
    "The enterprise isn't going to run anything even remotely mission critical on iOS because it's not a desktop OS. "

    So you don't think that sales information is mission critical? Many enterprise companies use custom software on iPads for their sales forces. There are many mission critical aps running on iOS.

    BTW it's not dumb just because you don't get it.
    Sep 10, 2015. 07:52 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Mr. Market Errs: Apple Is Unlikely To Be Stopped In Its Rise To Further Heights [View article]
    Good article. Apple is an interesting company, apparently not well understood by some.

    We are at the leading edge of integrating technology with our lives...think where we will be in 25 or 50 years...think HAL.

    There is no company better positioned to lead us into that future. APPL is a long term investment.
    Sep 10, 2015. 12:45 PM | 27 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's September Event: iPad Pro Steals The Show [View article]
    Force touch is the new mouse.

    Apple has not lost a step. They do what they always do, make a currently available idea/product more intuitive and easier to use. It has been that way from day one.

    Tim Cook is a fabulous leader: I've been consulting to and selecting leaders for major organizations for over 35 years.

    You think he is a terrible leader? Tell me about the thousands and thousands of leaders you've assessed and coached. Then tell me explicitly why you believe he is a terrible leader. Deal with the management of creativity and the supply chain; two very separate skills sets, not typically seen in one person.

    We are at the leading edge of the tech revolution. Apple has no competition. Think where will we be in 25 or 50 years.
    Sep 10, 2015. 10:43 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Staggering August Chinese Gold Deliveries Out Of SGE [View article]
    Right. There is no ebb and flow in the various investment markets. What goes down always stays down and what goes up always stays up.
    Sep 6, 2015. 11:13 AM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Cheaper Stock Buyback [View article]
    Yes...and when will analysts change their tune?
    Sep 5, 2015. 11:21 AM | 11 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Season Of The Glitch [View article]
    Thank you!

    A wonderful thought piece.
    Sep 4, 2015. 12:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft: Intel-Less iPad Pro Is Not Yet A Threat To The Surface [View article]
    "An iPad Pro that cannot run Adobe Photoshop CC or Final Cut Pro is not very useful to creative professionals."

    No one is going to try to run those types of applications on the Pro. The Pro is for use in the Enterprise running programs that help in sales and in helping to facilitate and or understand processes and interactional processes.

    I don't comment often. But, I believe this is the second time in two days I've commented on your work after finding it to lack a big picture approach. I will stop clicking when I see a 'story' has been written by you.

    Best of luck to you.
    Sep 4, 2015. 12:00 PM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel Inside Xiaomi's Upcoming MacBook-Like Linux Laptop [View article]
    "Xiaomi is now a globally-renowned brand that rivals the iconic charm of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)."

    You are kidding.

    No. I believe you are serious.

    Xiaomi is largely a copycat whose 'charm' is that it's cheap.

    The correct word for Xiaomi is related to notoriety. Xiaomi is notorious for trying to cheaply knock off Apple products.
    Sep 2, 2015. 08:21 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment