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RIM:Back From the Brink?

I am a sucker for the underdog. I love the battle, the strategy, the market dynamics. The ‘We’re Not Number One, So We Try Harder’ mentality. I think that’s why…

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UC Alliance Anyone?

The Tech Sector had a rough month in May. Kevin Kelleher of CNN Money asks (but doesn’t answer) the question Why Are Blue Chip Tech Stocks So Blue? Exhibit A, of…

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10 Reasons Why RIM Won’t Die

It has been fun to kick RIM. Text book example of why incumbents get disrupted/ RIM owned/invented email on a mobile phone. They invented the smartphone. We used to call…

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Industry Update

The iPhone and iPad have broken more records than the iPod did CDs. Microsoft buying Skype was a game changer, but the new game remains a mystery. Here is the…

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Microsoft’s RIMshot

News today from Blackberry World is Microsoft partners with RIM? “We’re going to invest uniquely into the BlackBerry platform,” Ballmer said. “Bing will become the default search provider in the…

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My gRIM Prediction

I’ve always liked RIM. I remember being in a meeting where everyone had a Blackberry and I had a Sidekick  – I think that was when my feelings of inadequacy…

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The VoID in VoIP Applications

There are some things that the general disruptive VoIP telephony world does seems to agree on. It is all about applications It is not about cheap long distance VoIP makes…

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Don Brown ININ

Interacting with Interactive’s Don Brown

[This interview first appeared on NoJitter on July 16, 2015] Dr. Don Brown, CEO of Interactive Intelligence, is a serial entrepreneur with a history of success. His first software company…

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