Category Archives: Insights

Curated computing: jargon (sometimes) is a good thing

Curated Computing: Fancy cynical analyst term. Here is Forrester Research declaring a new era (‘Post-iPad’, no less). A consumer can do anything with a Windows PC or Mac… the iPad operates very differently. [It] works more like a jukebox than … Continue reading

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But their own mission is far from achieved

Is [old giant] losing out to [hot upstart] over [new trend]? Did Microsoft miss out on the big search opportunity that Google pounced on? Is Google losing the real-time communication game to Twitter? Microsoft’s original mission was “a computer on … Continue reading

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Tomorrow Today: Google Universal Search – Part 3: What it means for MS and Yahoo!

Bob Cringely contends that the battle for search is over, with Google emerging the clear winner. With Google Universal Search, Google has put so much distance between itself and numbers two and three, that the incremental return on additional investment … Continue reading

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When the state is in the business of running business

India’s biggest problem today… … is an interventionist State. Despite a brief start at reforms between 1991-93, the Government continues to be in the business of running businesses. Inevitably, when it is also the policy-maker, protectionist policies are bound to … Continue reading

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