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My book, The Flight of a Wild Duck is now available for pre-order on Amazon

My book is now available for pre-order but only for ebooks at this moment. If you enjoy my blog then I think you will really appreciate my book. If you plan to read the ebook, I would great if you would pre-order now. This will help me a lot. If you want paperback or hardback, … Continue reading

Avram's Past / Intel / Technology / Venture Capital

Drinking the kool-Aid (how billions were lost creating PDAs)

As I try to decide if I should write a book, I have been reading or rereading various books about the computer industry.  I just finished Jerry Kaplan’s Startup, written in 1995. Jerry founded GO Corporation in 1987 to develop pen-based computers, and I still think the book has value today for those starting technology-based … Continue reading

about business / Apple / Avram's Past / Microsoft / Technology / The Post PC Period

Your wrist: The most important real estate on the earth and why Apple wants to own it now.

Apple failed to achieve a leadership role in the era of the connected PC. But then Steve Jobs realized that the most valuable piece of real estate was not always located in your home. No, it was in your pocket or your purse. With the launch of the iPhone in 2007, Apple changed the world of technology and in the process became one of world’s leading companies. Soon there will be a new battle for real estate: A battle for what might be the most valuable real estate of all, your wrist. Apple fully intends to own it.
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