We've all heard the old English proverb, "Necessity is the mother of invention," meaning difficult or impossible scenarios prompt inventions aimed at reducing the difficulty.
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I personally admire Elon Musk as an entrepreneur not only because of the work he's done, but also because of his constant determination to do great things.
What the App Store did for mobile media consumption in many ways parallels what Netscape did for the commercial web in the mid-90s.
Small and large businesses alike frequently fail to comprehend how social media can be used to hear the subtle, vital nuances of the market or worse yet, the not-so-subtle screams.
Monopolies have virtually no competition and can dictate prices to their customers unless they are restricted by regulators. One company that many would call a monopoly is Facebook.
In the mid-'90's, when I was General Counsel of a Silicon Valley software company called Synopsys, my friend Roberta Katz had a similar role at Netsc...
We shall see if Larry and Sergey's collective brain can keep up with the spontaneous evolution of the Internet.
Technology has grown by such leaps and bounds since 1969 that it's hard to conceive how things were before we all had access to computers.
The browser, that porthole onto the broad horizon of the Web, is about to get some fancy new window dressing.
Next month, after three years of develo...
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