China Vs. Apple, China vs. The World
Most of the global press has now noticed that Apple, unannounced, is suddenly unable to ship its new iPhone 6 family into Communist China.
The proximal cause of this sudden halt appears to be the unwillingness of the Chinese government to issue the appropriate permit. But this isn't a reason, it's a tool.
Strategic News Service CEO Mark Anderson comments on What Microsoft’s job cuts really mean for the company.
On Dec. 4, Mark Anderson, “the world’s most accurate predictions expert,” will present his Top Tech & Economy Predictions for 2015; at the legendary Waldorf Astoria.
What New CEO Satya Nadella’s Microsoft Might Look Like
When Strategic News Service publisher Mark Anderson made his predictions for 2014, he included a “new Microsoft that no one expected.” With the promotion of Satya Nadella to CEO and Bill Gates as technology advisor, Mark says his prediction is about halfway to fruition. Here’s what Mark finds encouraging:
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The Big Shift: The End of the Era of Great Invention
We’re moving from an era when inventions paid off to an era when copying and theft makes more money.
Don’t let Snowden overshadow the real cyber threat
“China is stealing intellectual property to boost its economic development, writes Mark Anderson”
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CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Excerpts: Dell Founder & CEO Michael Dell Speaks ...
Dell: We see the notebook as a lineal descendant of the desktop, the tablet is a lineal descendant of the notebook and you know. If you think about it, a tablet, a keyboard, you know, you separate those two, you put them together, now it is a notebook ...
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:59:50 -0700
ePlus Announces Changes to Board of Directors
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HERNDON, VA - September 10, 2014 - ePlus inc. (Nasdaq NGM: PLUS - ) today announced that Mr. Gus Hunt, the former chief technology officer (CTO) of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), has been elected as a new member to its Board of Directors.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:10:52 -0700
UN Figueras to HBS Alums: Elites Can Change the World…And Invest in Change
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Her articles on corporate social responsibility can be found on CSRHub.com, a website that provides sustainability ratings data on 9,300+ companies worldwide. Carol holds degrees from Smith College and Harvard University. Cynthia Figge is a forerunner ...
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:09:06 -0700
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Plantronics 2015 Application Innovation Contest
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Now a broad range of contextual information from the device, coupled with the power and ubiquity of smart phones makes entirely new classes of applications possible,” said Cary Bran, vice-president, Innovation and New Ventures, Plantronics. “Through ...
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From Seattle’s Crosscut.com: Strategic News Service CEO Mark Anderson comments on What Microsoft’s job cuts really mean for the company. Read the article at Crosscut.
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Sci-fi author Neal Stephenson writes books about cyber punks who spend their free time in a virtual world and deliver pizzas on high-speed skateboards. In real life, though, he’s concerned about something a little more down to earth: Getting past the app. Fellow sci-fi scribe David Brin asked Stephenson about his predictions for the next […]