Fickle Fad or Smart Investment: Group Buying Promotions

Groupon is ALL over the tech newswire, and has also been getting surprisingly robust coverage from finance journalists in the US and Canada. Why? It went public yesterday. In the biggest tech IPO since Google’s 2004 entrance on the Nasdaq (Google’s valuation on that IPO was something like $23B, Groupon’s by comparison was $12.7B). There’s […]

TouchPad the Nemesis of the iPad? No.

This post is in response to iPad met its match in the TouchPad, by Brooke Crothers. It’s very rare for me to run across an article that’s underlying premise is so flawed, I feel compelled to respond… yet here we are. What’s even more damning is that the piece was written for C|Net, normally a […]

AT&T Purchases T-Mobile USA for US$39 Billion

Earlier this afternoon, AT&T and Deutsche Telekom AG announced that AT&T will be purchasing T-Mobile USA in a US$ 39 billion deal that includes both cash and stock. Undoubtedly, there will be lots of talk about how the deal improves profitability for AT&T, as well as service and access to advanced technologies for the customers […]