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Followup to Nexus One and my “right stuff” comment

January 15, 2010
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Followup to Nexus One and my “right stuff” comment

The NY Times has an article about Google’s (lack of) tech. support for the Nexus one phone entitled Hey Google, Anybody Home? The NYT reiterates some of points I’ve made here before, including in my prior post about Nexus One. Google’s celebrated algorithms may power the Web’s most popular search engine, but they have not…

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Apple bans Google Voice on iPhone – what’s next?

July 28, 2009
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TechCruch and others have reported that Apple has banned GV Mobile from the App Store due to it “duplicating features that the iPhone comes with.” What’s next? Will Apple will start adding secret hidden “blacklists” to Safari too so competitors cannot even develop web-based versions of their apps?

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Google ads fate in economic downturn

October 13, 2008
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Triggered by Om’s post today, I’m still undecided about what happens to on-line ads, in particular what happens to the big gorilla, Google ads, in this new era of economic Armageddon. On the one hand, I tell myself Google’s ad business will be hurt badly because companies will be cutting back. On the other hand,…

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