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  • Ford November European car registrations: -5.3% [View news story]
    Can it be explained by new model launches ? The new Mondeo and Focus (and SMax ?) was displayed at Paris car show early/mid October but where not available at vendors before mid/late November.
    Dec 16, 2014. 08:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Of Apple Pay [View article]
    Well, since you are able to answer my post within two minutes you probably have all the time in the world....
    Nov 9, 2014. 10:26 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Of Apple Pay [View article]
    Size and battery.
    Nov 9, 2014. 09:55 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Of Apple Pay [View article]
    As long as it is easy to disable the card and the amount that can be stolen is limited, the risk is acceptable. A smart phone can also be stolen or lost, although fingerprint verification makes stolen iPhones useless. They may also run out of battery.
    Nov 9, 2014. 09:53 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Future Of Apple Pay [View article]
    Why use a mobile phone when it is easier to use a NFC card !

    In Norway (and probably elsewhere in Europe) banks are issuing credit card/debit cards with NFC and new pay terminals are NFC-enabled.
    Maximum transaction without PIN code is 200 Norwegian crones (about 30 - 35 USD) and a PIN code has to be entered every week or whenever 1000 crones are used (175 USD).

    As long as a mobile phone is more complicated than a card, for both store and user, the mobile phone will loose.
    Nov 9, 2014. 07:42 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Earnings Decline For Ford But The Long-Term Prospects Remain Bright [View article]
    I agree with the idea that a company that sells mediocre products is mediocre investment.
    But look at the future of Ford. In Europe they have launched a new Mondeo, a new Focus and new Transits in all sizes and they all appear to at top in their class. I have postponed a new car purchase, and are buying shares in Ford while waiting for the new Mondeo to appear in stores.

    But, I have to try it properly before buying the car.
    Oct 25, 2014. 07:19 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Alcoa's Portfolio Transformation: The Rally Takes Off [View article]
    How does Alcoa compare to other aluminum companies, Norsk Hydro for instance ?
    Sep 25, 2014. 08:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft ups the ante in cloud storage price war [View news story]
    When most consumers do not use their quota, it is cheap to increase it.
    Jun 23, 2014. 05:27 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • European car sales gain again [View news story]
    According to the document Opel is up 6.8% and Chevrolet is Down 80% !. This is probably because Chevrolet has been discontinued in Europe.
    Jun 17, 2014. 12:06 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford wants to rattle luxury sector in Europe [View news story]
    Ford, Opel and Volkswagen and to some extend Peugeot and Renault have always been competitors in Europe
    May 24, 2014. 09:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford wants to rattle luxury sector in Europe [View news story]
    Badge engineering Works,
    What is the real difference between Audi A4 and Volkswagen Passat ?
    May 24, 2014. 09:19 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft's Deal With Apple A Lucrative Move? [View article]
    Porting office to a ipad is large programming project, possibly the largest software development project on ipad, and had to be started a long time ago before Nadella was appointed.
    Apr 2, 2014. 10:09 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft's Deal With Apple A Lucrative Move? [View article]
    You state "Of course, Apple also benefits, as the company will receive 30% of the fees paid for the Office app purchased through the App Store. The app costs between $100.00 for consumers and $160.00-plus for businesses per year. This creates another new line of revenues for Apple."

    I downloaded office to my sons ipad, and it requires us to by an office365 license (or use an existing). These money go directly to Microsoft.

    The ipad-app is a free viewer into microsoft server, access to the server is paid for outside Apple.

    This cloud model could be disruptive to apple (and google play) if it is extended to other apps.
    Apr 2, 2014. 10:05 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Evidence That Apple Intends To Start Mobile Payment Processing [View article]
    Regarding security,
    Apple have compleete control over hardware, OS, app's and it has a fingerprint recognition included into the phone.
    The new processor has secure enclave that is used to store date from the fingerprint sensor, this could possibly be used to store payment details also (Note this is a speculation, nobody outside Apple know this for sure)
    Feb 27, 2014. 06:04 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Microsoft Makes A Key Move [View article]
    Lenovo is a hardware manufacturer, they make hardware that runs all sorts of OS's. I would not be surprised if they make the same hardware both Window and Android, perhaps only with different label
    Feb 24, 2014. 02:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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