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  • BlackBerry Push In India Will Help Stop Smartphone Bleeding [View article]
    You'll notice from the chart, revenues plummeted when they released the redesigned BES and phone in 2013.

    It seems
    - Customers hate the new Blackberry phone
    - BES is obsolete and there is no demand
    - Service revenue is a third of what it used to be

    Blackberry continue to peddle the same crap that the customer has already shut the front door on. The author's optimism is unfounded.
    May 5, 2015. 04:34 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Yahoo CEO got 69% raise in 2014 [View news story]
    She's getting paid to be herself - a cold hearted bitch.
    Apr 30, 2015. 04:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • It's Still Dumb To Bet Against Amazon And CEO Jeff Bezos [View article]
    I love Amazon customer service!

    I still have student Prime, but return half the stuff I buy. In some cases Amazon just refunds me and let's me keep the item, it would be too costly for them to take a return.

    It's hard to know what you're buying from a picture.

    But even if it's rarely used I think many people keep Prime around just for the convenience. First world problems.
    Apr 25, 2015. 09:26 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is A Combined BlackBerry And WatchDox A Threat To IBM? [View article]
    Blackberry continues losing market share at a breakneck pace.

    AirWatch license bookings grew 60% in 2014 to $200 million, thanks to BBRY dropping the ball with frequent service outages.
    Apr 25, 2015. 08:23 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon: 10 Implications Of A Profitable AWS [View article]
    Microsoft and Google will also benefit from cheaper hardware.
    Apr 25, 2015. 08:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon.com's AWS Is Much More Valuable Than We Thought [View article]
    "AMZN BMW M car"?

    Amazon doesn't sell BMW cars because they're a low margin retailer. Perhaps you mean Amazon M3 decals like these?

    http://amzn.to/1zXQ35Z

    As they say down south, Whoooeee that shure is a fahn lookin thin!
    Apr 25, 2015. 04:54 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon.com's AWS Is Much More Valuable Than We Thought [View article]
    AWS can never command pricing power.

    Google and Microsoft generate healthy profits from other businesses which allow them to wage their brutal price war of attrition. Amazon is just a low-margin retailer.
    Apr 24, 2015. 08:26 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon.com's AWS Is Much More Valuable Than We Thought [View article]
    AWS suffers frequent outages, last one was just a couple months ago

    Amazon Cloud Services Down, Netflix, Other Sites Unreachable
    http://bit.ly/1I3MSR8
    Apr 24, 2015. 07:51 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Amazon.com's AWS Is Much More Valuable Than We Thought [View article]
    The game has just started.
    Apr 24, 2015. 07:40 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Could Amazon Do To Groceries What It Did To Books? [View article]
    You should've been able to figure that out from the first post. Duh.
    Apr 22, 2015. 05:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Could Amazon Do To Groceries What It Did To Books? [View article]
    The cost of returns is priced in. Fraud? Not at all, it's perfectly legal.
    Apr 21, 2015. 09:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Could Amazon Do To Groceries What It Did To Books? [View article]
    Oh and for big items I usually buy different varieties and return all of them except the one I want to keep. Sometimes I buy 2 and return the "defective" one.

    I upgraded my master bath sinks and faucets by buying 10 or so different kinds and returning all but 1.

    Another tip for shoppers is to buy cheaper stuff from 3rd party sellers that qualify for Prime (free returns). Then claim it's somehow not what you thought or it was defective over chat, the outcome is usually you get to keep the product AND you get a full refund AND you get an apology!
    Apr 21, 2015. 06:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Taunts Microsoft With $149 Chromebooks [View article]
    We may both be right, but I see the glass as half empty. It's definitely clunky having to emulate other OSes via 3rd party software in order to run software for other OSes via shell command line processes.

    The other problem with Chrome is it's limited when it's offline. And another problem is it's missing all the software made for PCs.
    Apr 21, 2015. 07:25 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Could Amazon Do To Groceries What It Did To Books? [View article]
    "I’m sure that, like you, there have been days I’ve ordered three different times from Amazon because I forgot something in my prior order."

    Who said anything about being forgetful. I don't forget. I order everything one by one all the time. I want to feel like I'm getting a good value for my Prime membership.
    Apr 21, 2015. 07:17 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google's Slow-Motion Strangulation [View article]
    "I don't see anything particularly evil about Google. I find Microsoft evil because they charged too much and used dirty tricks to keep competitors out."

    Google will take unlawful advantage where the opportunity presents itself, but it won't come to the public's attention unless they get caught.

    They did get caught in a couple incidents overseas. Google accessed competitor databases and lied about their competitors to customers in order to steal businesses away.
    http://bit.ly/1En1zip

    If evil is correlated to overcharging as you claim with Microsoft, Apple should surely be more evil. Their devices have a healthy premium (as you can see from Apple's overflowing cash balance by now). But anyhow I disagree with your opinion, there is no evil or good, only monopolies (for example, Google search, ads, maps, youtube, Android).
    Apr 21, 2015. 05:22 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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