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SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 16, Issue 14 Week of April 15, 2013

 

 

***SNS***

Platform Wars:

Who Wins

 

 

 

In This Issue

 

 

Feature:

Platform Wars: Who Wins

 

Follow the Business Model

Countries vs. Companies

E-Commerce: The Sing Sing Model

Smartphones

The Long-Term Question

 

Quotes of the Week

 

Upgrades

 

Intel Numbers

Saving Apple

 

Takeout Window

 

Platform War Visuals

 

In Case You Missed It...

Members Making News

 

Upcoming SNS Events

 

& Media Links

 

In Other House News...

 

New Members' Welcome

How to Subscribe

May I Share This Newsletter?

About SNS

About the Publisher

Where's Mark?

 

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Join Bob Bishop Founder and president of the ICES Foundation and past CEO of Silicon Graphics and a global leader in visualization and planet-size Big Data

and learn about his work with the EU's new human brain mapping project, and a planetary data rendering system.

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SNS Book Selection:

 

Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment; edited by Alexey V. Yablokov, Vassily B. Nesterenko, and Alexey V. Nesterenko  (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).

 

 

 

 

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Platform Wars: Who Wins

 

Last week I had the opportunity of speaking on a panel for the MIT Enterprise Forum of the Northwest on the subject of "platform wars." Our task was to pick winners from among "Microsoft vs. Google (Samsung) vs. Apple vs. Amazon vs. Facebook" and any others on the horizon. My fellow discussants were Al Hilwa, program director at IDC, and Steve Tapia, senior corporate counsel at DIREC TV Sports Networks.

 

MIT asked me to do an interview before the event as a preview of my thoughts; it can be found here:

 

<www.mitwa.org/events/enterprise-forum-program/platform-wars-coming-tech-wreck-seattle>

 

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