Best and Worst Moments for a Technology Blogger

One of the most enthralling experiences of a tech blogger is when a non-obvious prediction comes true. Similarly, most dejected feeling comes when a prediction goes horribly wrong. So, I can empathize with Robert Cringely when he says: That’s what I expect will be my epitaph: “He was either brilliant or stupid.” If you read … Continue reading

Google-Motorola : Microsoft-Nokia : Palm-HP – Do you see a pattern?

By now you would have already read about the Google offer to buy Motorola Mobility division. You would have read about why this is the biggest mistake Google has ever made. You also would have read about why this is the most brilliant move made by Google. You would have been told why this is … Continue reading

Microsoft spends more on R&D than Google

[Update September, 2012 – R&D spend data from Dan Lyons’s post (figures are R&D spend as a % of revenue Google – 14%, Microsoft – 14%, Samsung – 6%, Apple – 2%] This is true not only in absolute dollar term but also true as a percentage of revenue. In fact, Microsoft spends more on R&D … Continue reading