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  • Nokia: Ready For A Quick Exit? [View article]
    Not sure it is a "match made in heaven", but surely when Nokia made the deal with msft to go exclusively with WP it must have included ongoing commitments from msft for future os support and collaboration. Anything less would have been idiocy on Nokia's part and evil on msft's part.

    I suspect (and am betting) that the WP8 plan was part of the deal and Nokia will be the WP8 leader.
    Jun 30, 2012. 10:25 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Fail: Apple's New iCloud Service Won't Let Users Stream Content From the Cloud [View article]
    Sorry to hear you suffered such a "big let down" from Apples iCloud announcement. I felt the same "big let down" when I went from your long title to your short article. Thankfully the comments made it worthwhile.
    You are certainly entitled to your opinion, failed and nearsighted as it is and I suppose someone in the streaming media business would have a hard time accepting a better solution.

    The industry has been moved ...... try pay better attention and keep up. Good luck
    Jun 9, 2011. 11:19 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Valuation: The One Article Every Investor Should Read [View article]
    Based on the current WW/S ratio Apple share price should reach $427 in 7 months. (WW/S = Words Written per Share :))
    Jun 8, 2011. 09:47 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Amazon About to Take a Bite-Size Nibble Out of Apple? [View article]
    Sorry, but I can not agree with the title, reasoning nor conclusions.
    First off it seems to me that other than all being large and internet techy, the three companies are quite different due to how they make the majority of their profit, (past, present and foreseeable future). Apple is principally a designer/manufacturer of hardware/software who also retails. Amazon is an online retailer who also does some manufacturing. Google is simply an advertisement distributor with other sidelines. Google is priced about right PE of 20, Amazon is quite high priced with PE of 80+ and Apple quite low priced PE 15. Yes, all good company's but quite different i.e. Apples, Potatoes and Trail-mix. I think a more accurate title would be Apple taking a bite from Amazon and Google. And a more profitable conclusion would be to short AMZN, long AAPL and hold or sell GOOG.
    Jun 7, 2011. 08:11 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Make Credit Cards Obsolete? [View article]
    Hey Biker, I too would like to see the regulators faces and even more those of visa & mc:))
    Regarding security I would assume Apple would have the security and fraud protection built in. Actually should be doable to be more secure than a physical card.
    As for miles, not to worry, iMiles would be instantly credited to your MobileMe account for free flights on Apple Air! If you have any doubt consider, Apple has been building and selling Airports for quite some time :))
    Jan 27, 2011. 09:40 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Make Credit Cards Obsolete? [View article]
    iBank next?
    Not too hard to imagine Jobs/Cook/Apple looking each month at the percents their sales are passing on to cc & banks and thinking why can't we do this inhouse at half the cost to us and our customers. save Apple a bil/yr plus open the service to others. One can do quite abit with 60bil in the bank, and perhaps even more with 60bil in your own iBank!
    Jan 26, 2011. 12:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple at the Crossroads: What's Next? [View article]
    Seems to me Apple has plenty of long term revenue/net growth areas built in such as:
    Hardware: Asia> iPhone/iPad/Mac; Halo effect > Mac; iTV
    Non-hardware/cloud: iAds; iTunes, Movies, Books, Magazines; MobileMe, Apps

    Especially considering the generally small worldwide market share and not to mention the unknowns likely in development... iPay?
    Jan 26, 2011. 10:54 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Predicting Apple's Q2, 2011 Operating Income and EPS [View article]
    One of my previous comments re: Apple & China

    "Seems to me the Apple Orient Express has begun to roll."
    Oct 29 10:08 am|Rating:+30

    It began rolling in Oct and is still accelerating!!
    Jan 21, 2011. 06:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Blowout Quarter Raises Questions [View article]
    And what about the (Apples) explosive growth beginning in China?
    Jan 19, 2011. 10:24 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Earnings Make a Mockery of the System - Again [View article]
    This story has nothing to do with Apple, "really" ?.... "Apple provides an outlook for the upcoming quarter. They set these figures WELL below expectations with the knowledge that they will soundly crush those figures"
    "Perhaps the title is a bit misleading" A bit? Just like some analysts are not worth their salt, and use the system for their personal gain, some authors do also.
    Jan 19, 2011. 09:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • For the First Time, Android Surpasses iOS Mobile Ad Impression Share [View article]
    If you would be so kind, what is the definition of an "ad impression" ?
    Jan 14, 2011. 10:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Consumer Electronics Show 2011: How to Trade the Hot Technologies [View article]
    "How to Trade the Hot Technologies"??? Where is the how to part or perhaps you are asking the readers rather than telling?

    Really a rather lame article esp for one who claims to be "an innovative financial media outlet that empowers its users with high-quality, unique ideas that is coveted by the Street's top traders."

    In a word Comical. Another word would be Sad.
    Jan 6, 2011. 02:43 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 11 Reasons Why Apple Could Fall in 2011 [View article]
    Respectfully I strongly dis-agree with the article and your comment(s) (BTW whats the deal with posting two 99% identical?)

    It seems to me that Google maybe the company nearest a "critical long term top". They are the ones giving away their products in, I think, a somewhat desperate attempt to try to maintain their ad exposure / revenue. Google's search share is declining, correct?

    Like Microsoft decades ago, Google was the first with the most, however Microsoft actually sold their product for significant profit whereas Google gives away their work with the hope of attracting paid advertisers. Obviously it has worked great for them for the first decade out the gate. They certainly are a player and will continue to be, but I think the squeeze is on and their apparent shotgun approach to throwing money around is disconcerting to me.

    Bottomline I am long AAPL and zero GOOG & MSFT

    Time will tell
    Jan 5, 2011. 10:19 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 11 Reasons Why Apple Could Fall in 2011 [View article]
    :))) Good Humor 3PC's : 1 Mac

    This concept would make another great Apple commercial:

    PC guy fumbling around packing his 3 PC's trying to get some work done but too busy updating anti-virus programs, running backups and forlornly watching as his PC's die one after the other. Meanwhile Mac guy completes his work with time to enjoy some fun stuff :)))
    Dec 30, 2010. 09:11 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Some believe Apple (AAPL) faces a 2011 that will repeat its disastrous 1995, with Google (GOOG) replacing Microsoft (MSFT) as Apple's unbeatable rival. But Google is no 1995 Microsoft, and Apple now has a huge developer community, a strong retail presence, superior quality control for its apps, the best supply chains in China, and is outspending its rivals for ad space.  [View news story]
    Who "believes" this I wonder?
    Dec 27, 2010. 06:38 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment