I decided that this year I would write up my own ten predictions. I should also say that as a technologist in my core, I often see things happening much earlier that they really happen. It is sort of the opposite of the sign on your cars side mirror which reads “objects may appear further away then they actually are”. Continue reading
Tag Archives: Amazon
The First Bank of Apple or the end of the Credit Card as we know it.
I reported here about what I think are some of Amazons plans to continue to dominate the online market space. Of the four online giants that I follow, Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, my money is on Amazon for the long term. But I only follow Facebook just to figure out the timing for their … Continue reading
The Next Wave of Computing is Rising
I wrote a series of posts awhile back which I called “The Resurrection of Wintel.” Here is the first and here is the second. I described a series of changes that affected the previous leadership of the computer industry by Intel and Microsoft. I explained that I did not believe that the current wave … Continue reading
Apple following in Intel’s steps or better known as Plan C
This graph really says it all. Why Apple will become Intel in five years An old friend who has been involved with Intel from the mid 80s visited recently. We both have a love of tech, business and strategy. I am firmly planted in the Apple echo system while he is … Continue reading
The First Bank of Amazon or the End of Advertising as we Know it.
Twenty years ago, I proclaimed that Advertising would be the Killer App of the Internet. Now I am pronouncing the end of Advertising. What will replace it as a source of revenue for media companies. It will be the First Bank of Amazon. Read more! Continue reading
These are the good old days for Apple and not just because Jobs has passed
Companies like products, have life cycles. Apple is very unusual because it was able to reinvent itself. In particular, Apple went from being a niche PC player with a relatively small market share to the leader in revolutionizing music (iPod), the cell phone (iPhone) and creating and leading the tablet market (iPad). But each of … Continue reading