We’ve been grappling for weeks with the issue of securing a domain name for our latest venture. After discovering Domize (and many other cool tools) on Steve Blank’s blog, I had two stellar candidates within an hour of playing. One of the neat features of Domize is that it not only reveals what’s taken/not, but [...]
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November 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Tech Industry
September 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Tech Industry
What’s NOT trending? Non-Apple tablets. A little time spent with Google Insights for Search indicates that the collapse of the HP Touchpad platform may be a bellwether of things to come from other major consumer electronics vendors. After hearing that HP threw in the towel and has departed the tablet space, I fired up my [...]
August 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Tech Industry
I was surprised to see that some companies are actually trying to create proprietary standards that compete/override the ubiquitous — and open QR (Quick Response) code. And as far as Google searches indicate, they aren’t doing very well. This report details the “seven dwarfs” that seem to be getting very little traction. These codes I’d [...]
August 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Tech Industry
The quote below was published on July 1 on ZDNet. The TouchPad was killed on August 18. I guess “a long time” means seven weeks. I feel very bad for the HP product manager who was led to believe the upper brass was committed to his team’s success. (emphasis mine). I think a lot of [...]
December 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Tech Industry
4.6 miles from my house is a UPS distribution facility. The lion’s share of Xmas gifts that I ordered from Amazon have been sitting there since the 19th (5 days ago.) I drove there and they won’t give it to me. The place was packed with people in the same boat as me, and the [...]
December 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Tech Industry
Just read Matt McGee’s post at Search Engine Land. See below for what jumped out at me: Hmmm. How again do Park Avenue digs help improve search results? Here’s my tip. If for some reason you have to have an east coast presence, get some space in Hoboken. Keep the brains, kill the decadent luxuries.