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News Corporation Buys Skiff

by Allen Weiner  |  June 14, 2010

After lighting up the pundits with some impressive demos and strategic vision as CES 2010, Skiff has been reduced to becoming yet another element in Rupert Murdoch’s puzzling alchemy that...

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Apple iPad Offers Publishers Hope but Is Hardly a Savior

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2010

Rumors being what they are, much of what Steve Jobs announced at the Ipad launch event didn’t come as a surprise to the overload crowd at the Yerba Buena Center...

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New Life For Sprint's iDEN Network

by Phillip Redman  |  December 2, 2009

When Sprint announced its acquisition of Nextel five years ago this month, I anticipated that Sprint would shut down or sell-off its Nextel unit while transitioning its users to push-to-talk...

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Amazon Launches Preemptive Global Strike with Kindle

by Allen Weiner  |  October 7, 2009

Amazon as taken two steps to ensure it has some breathing room between itself and the burgeoning list of competitors in the eBook-ereader marketplace. The company has announced that it...

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Talk of the Palm Pre as an iPhone Killer is Misguided

by Van Baker  |  April 10, 2009

The amount of hype around the upcoming Palm Pre is impressive and has almost achieved Apple level buzz. The phone has been widely shown at CES, Mobile World Congress and...

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A Market Sprint to Outsource?

by Eric Goodness  |  January 29, 2009

Sprint's planned reduction in force of 8000 workers, including chief network officer Kathy Walker, is a sure sign that the company must seek outsourcers to maintain operations.  Outsourcing has been an accursed concept...

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