One of the most common questions I get asked by investors is, "Should I set stop losses to limit my losses?" My answer? " Why not set stop gains to capture gains instead?"
We have access to the most powerful smartphones that have ever been made. We carry around more processing power in our pockets than our laptops held even just a few years ago. So why are smartphones more boring and more underwhelming than ever before?
Green-washing, or environmental public relations has been with us for some time, and while a little skepticism is not a bad idea, there is no question that huge corporations from Apple to Walmart are paying more and more attention to their environmental impacts.
This week, Gerry Smith gives us an in-depth report on how smartphones and tablets, especially Apple products, have created an entirely new -- and very dangerous -- criminal ecosystem. And Michael Calderone reports that it's not just the Republican Party that's struggling to regain its footing, but conservative media as well.
Nothing beats having fun in medicine and helping a child get through a potentially painful procedure. Was it Bono in action on stage, a great song by an incredible band or a cool little gizmo that helped Mahmood and me get this test done?
How quickly the international technology tides shift. Samsung's long hyped mobile phone juggernaut, driven by solid technology, low prices, Apple mimicry, Google's generosity, and a bloated advertising campaign suddenly looks vulnerable.
College graduation is a big deal, and a commencement speaker's ability to share something of himself or herself that sticks and gives hope can play an important inspirational role.
If people + infrastructure = disruption, then digital innovators + digital infrastructure = digital disruption. Massive digital disruption, at a scale and a pace most are simply not prepared for.
I can't stop interacting with screens. I'm using one now, of course, to write this post -- a moment of necessary productivity -- yet I am tethered to an array of devices in an almost constant cycle of euphoric use, excited overuse and crushing regret.
Microsoft is one of the world's greatest companies; it hires some of the most talented people; and it has created huge wealth for its stockholders over four decades. So why haven't they been a fast-follower in mobile?
You'd be hard-pressed to discern this truth from any ad for any commercial product, since nearly everything is marketed on the basis of promising immediate gratification. "There's an app for that!"TM means "more instant gratification for you."
Design devices in such a way as to not only showcase key additions, and quickly convey their upsides. Also build them so as to minimize the amount of hassle required to quickly dive in and enjoy these options.
The focus on innovation appears to be slowing. That could mean slower revenue growth in 2013. In fact, its slower revue growth has contributed to the stock's recent price decline from $700 to $466 per share. As an investor, your job is to find the next Apple.
Steve Jobs announced the G5 products on June 23, 2003. In doing so he broke his promise to never pre-announce products.
This week, Austin Texas is the center of the technology universe. The foremost digital media and tech companies will debut their latest products, hott...
Now we live in the digital age, a most wondrous time, for sure. But let's be honest, it has also fragmented our already tribal society into yet another counter faction. And that's not so good.