…with only an estimated 10 percent of customers paying to register a shareware title. Forbes magazine marveled at the trend, writing in 1988 that "if this doesn't sound like a very sound way to build a business, think again." Shareware, it argued, relied not on expensive advertising but on word of mouth or, as one practitioner put it, "word of disk." Robert Wallace, a top programmer at Microsoft, turned a shareware program of his called PC-Write into a multimillion-dollar …
Before chatted with Forbes about whether we were living in a second Dot Com Bubble. He said to the magazine that sometimes he doesn't know how certain startups will make money or even "live up to their private market valuations." He added:got on his soapbox, he
There is something unhealthy happening in Silicon Valley where people are most focused on the hype cycle than building a great experience for their customers.
We asked Brad to elaborate on his …
We're only a few days into 2013, and we've already come across a fair share of bold prediction posts under various verticals.
One post, in particular, caught our attention. The post forecasts 10 predictions for the mobile industry in the coming year.
Here's the point and partial quote from the article by Forbes writer Parmy Olson:
1.will make a comeback, helping to make smartphones cheaper. ... "But HTML5 will make a comeback because of the release …
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…largest company in the world" if you go by its market cap — according to Forbes , it's now "The Most Valuable Company in History" . may have the larger market share, but when it comes to the platform that people line up for, makes the news, is considered to be the reference platform, has the developer love and makes them the most money, it's iOS.
Here's the question, which I'll leave up to you to answer: now that we're "under …
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…way to test, iterate and refine. For more perspective about innovation, read the recent article in Forbes by our http://www.forbes.com/sites/ciocentral/2012/04/30/how-you-can-use-the-cloud-for-rapid-fire-innovation/, :
The cloud also changes the economics of improving the customer experience and customer engagement. With the cloud, it is now practical to create, deploy and track services or campaigns or promotions that truly engage consumers and allow them to experience …
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According to Forbes, Here are their predicted numbers: says that 's market share will edge out iPhone's and reach almost 20% by 2016.
Table 1: IDC's Smartphone OS Market Share Predictions (May 2012)OS 2012 Market Share 2016 Market Share 2012 - 2016 CAGR 61.0% 52.9% 9.5% 6.0% 5.9% 12.1% 20.5% 19.0% 10.9% Windows Phone and Windows Mobile 5.2% 19.2% 46.2% Others 7.2% 3.0% -5.4%
Tara Tiger "Dear Fake Geek Girls: Please Go Away" , currently the most popular article on Forbes ( for the 's Leaders indeed):in
Today the word [geek] is the exact opposite of its original meaning; a term once used to inflict social cruelty is now a term of endearment, everyone and their dog self-proclaims themselves as a geek in whatever passing interest they have. The definition of ‘geek' is so broad now that it is meaningless.