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Incredibly great speech by Bill McDermott

Mr. Bill McDermott gave an incredible speech at Columbia Club hosted by Center for technology management of Columbia University (http://www.ctm.columbia.edu) and Ameri100 Inc (www.Ameri100.com). Dr. Art Langer interviewed Mr. McDermott about his new book  Winners Dream: A Journey from Corner Store to … Continue reading

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2 ideas for new startups

I know why some of you may think I am just throwing off these ideas. Unless executed well, all ideas are….just ideas. Hence, instead of wasting them away, here I am posting so that some one may get “some other … Continue reading

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AAPL interesting data

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iPhone 6 and is Apple stock value at peak? (Giri Devanur)

Being an avid user of Apple and all of its products since 1994 (except Apple TV), I have 3 major problems with iPhone6. If Steve jobs was alive, may be he would have never released this phone to market. 1. … Continue reading

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Winners Dream – A fantastic book

I finished reading SAP CEO Bill McDermott’s book  Winners Dream: A Journey from Corner Store to Corner Office I enjoyed the reading because its simple, straight forward and touches the heart. There is no complicated jargon, no mega theories  and no … Continue reading

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Here’s a different view on Mars Mission

http://www.businessinsider.com/nick-bostrom-hopes-theres-no-life-on-mars-2014-9 But India’s MOM was more a defence mission than simple space odyssey. Right? Imagine you can launch a rocket deep into space and change direction to land/blast at a specific target. Remember star wars? Who needs ICBMs and other … Continue reading

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Hard Thing About Hard Things

Finished reading “Hard Thing About Hard Things” by Ben Horowitz. I couldn’t keep it down till I finished reading!! This is a “must read” book for all leaders, CEOs, CxOs and would-be entrepreneurs. With a great mix of funny quotes … Continue reading

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What’sApp….Should Apple stock surge?

Whats app got sold for a cool $19Billion to Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). But why should Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) stock jump? There are some 450Million users of Whats App. So their CLTV (Customer lifetime value) works approximately $55/user. Apple has SOLD at least 500Million+ iPhones. … Continue reading

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Change – How Netflix will dominate

I had predicted earlier that Netflix may lose out. That was in 2012. I was wrong on this prediction. What a change 2 years can make! Last few hours watched House of Cards – 2 on a binge. Frank Underwood will … Continue reading

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Google and motorola

I had predicted that by 2015, google would sell Motorola by taking a $9.5Billion loss!! http://money.cnn.com/2014/01/29/technology/mobile/motorola-lenovo/   Share This:

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