What Is Yahoo This Year? A Technology Company, Some of Which It Dumps.


Presumably the change is due to the longstanding difficulty that the company had defining itself over many years or even easily answering simple question of “What is Yahoo?”

good point from All things D. smartphones and goodies for the employees, firing some, letting nobody work from home, killing services and changing the company definition. focus is great, but it seems nobody knows what the focus is about.

not bad for 8 months.​

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“Social” networks? Who are you promoting?


Recently I find my self using several social networks more than I used to.

Maybe it’s just me, but large amount of the posts, comments, “likes” and “+”‘s is about promoting something or someone and far from some people having a good discussion, meeting new friends that share the same ideas or just sharing thoughts with one another.

It got me thinking of this “social” culture, and how it effects on people lives. as deep as I’m thinking about it, I get the filling that we are driving apart from each other not getting closer, you see, if a “friend” of mine recommend me of something that he like that’s OK but if he try’s to promote something then he is a sales rep in a “friendly” disguise.

As I see it there is a growing percentage of using the social networks to sell me things, but in a sophisticated form, and worse than that, it’s taking the ones that I trust and consider as friends and turning them to sales persons… Continue reading

iChange


There is a lot going on in the past two weeks in the big tech company’s and it look like this month is going to break some records as the most newsy august ever!

Let me mention that Apple vs. Samsung case has gone up a step by preventing Samsung selling its tablet in European markets, Google buys Motorola mobility and HP killed the webOS barely two month after launching.

Wow! That alone is worth a year of news…

It got me thinking that something big is changing in this whole technology, mobile, post pc, Mac, cloud, whatever area..(I will call it iChange so you’ll understand me better…), That we are witnessing at this very moments.

As I try to analyse this changes, I want to take a snapshot of the present iChange, and let me tell you what I see:

There is 2 approaches to the markets, the first, is the Apple approach which means I’ll do it all: hardware, software, services, and platforms which are very tight up that allowed 3rd party players to play but with a very specific rules, and the second one is the old school approach of the pc era that there is one

OS that can work with multiple hardware manufactures, services, platforms and so on just like it this picture bellow:

it’s the era of ecosystems, and there for the iChange rule number one is the better experience I get more likely ill will hook up with the rest of the echo system im in. Continue reading