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Newsweek to Eventually Cease Print Edition

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Interesting… Newsweek will eventually be online-only. Have you ever read an iPad edition of a magazine? I really like it. My three favorites are Fortune, Sports Illustrated, and Southern Living (yes, I read Southern Living). I would look for more magazines to go this route in the future. The world is changing.

Great (Long) Piece About the Last Days of MF Global

Monday, June 25th, 2012

This is some good stuff from Peter Elkind and Doris Burke: The Last Days of MF Global. I will warn you: it’s long. Bottom line: John Corzine sunk MF Global. Yep, you read that right.

Great Piece from Forbes on Social Networking in Old Businesses

Friday, May 25th, 2012

This is a great idea: The Gents Place Puts a Modern Twist on Barbering My introduction to the Gents Place was through a Facebook ad that offered a free cut, shampoo and hot towel treatment—a $35 value—in exchange for my name, phone number, e-mail address and preferred social network. Who could resist? While waiting for […]

Will AT&T Capping Data Plans Affect You?

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Just read this morning that AT&T is ending its unlimited data plans. I was on the unlimited plan but never used that much data. This paragraph illustrates the issue: Carriers, such as AT&T and Verizon Wireless, have long chafed at having to spend billions of dollars to build and maintain networks only to watch Internet […]

How Does $1.2 Billion Vanish?

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Have any of you been following the MF Global debacle? I have. At least what I have read in the Wall Street Journal (the latest here). It’s simply unbelievable. How does $1.2 billion in customer funds vanish? These are customer funds, mind you. As I understand it (if I’m wrong, please correct me), these customer […]

Some Tidbits from MF Global’s Website

Friday, December 9th, 2011

By now, you all are probably familiar with the MF Global story so I won’t go into the details here (if you’re not familiar, Google is your friend). For fun, I went to their website this morning just to see what it looked like. The first thing I noticed was this statement on their homepage: […]

I Wish You the Best, Mr. Jobs

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

I hate to see him go: Jobs’ Resignation Marks Storied Career.

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