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Revenge of Steve Jobs?

Did Steve wanted the whole society to be addicted to seeing the handset 24X7? http://www.medicaldaily.com/cell-phones-make-sleepy-screen-addicted-socially-awkward-students-their-grades-dont-stand-300562 http://www.timeslive.co.za/scitech/2016/04/13/Eight-in-10-teens-nervous-when-separated-from-cellphone People see their iPhones more than 270 times per day!! Will this addiction ever reduce? Only time will tell. Cheers, Giri Devanur Share This:

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Markets did recover (Giri Devanur)

2 months back on Jan 20th , I wrote that Markets will recover My logic was 3 things will happen. China issues will be solved by their market regulator. They brought in a new administrator. Problem postponed:-) Oil prices – … Continue reading

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APPS -Accountability, Predictability, Profitability and Sustainability

For the last few months I am developing a framework, which I call ‘APPS’, for corporate executives. Every job and every role, in any company, comes with 4 simple measures. Here are the 4 fundamental questions every professional must ask themselves: Am … Continue reading

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Technology Predictions for 2020

I had written an earlier blog in 2012 about how future will look like in 2015. (http://giridevanur.com/innovation/tech-predictions-for-2015) I got some accurately right and some wrong! Now am sticking out my top 10 predictions for 2020. Self driving cars will still … Continue reading

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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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2 interesting books

Just finished reading 2 interesting books: 1. On sales http://www.amazon.com/The-Art-Sale-Learning-Business/dp/B00B1L8M3E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1382788463&sr=8-1&keywords=art+of+the+sale When Philip Delves Broughton went to Harvard Business School, an experience he wrote about in hisNew York Times bestseller Ahead of the Curve, he was baffled to find that sales was not … Continue reading

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Roulette+GPS = Beauty of Randomness

We created a new game. Instead of visiting pre-decided places to visit, we decided to pick a random number. It was 5 in our case. We then picked the 5th nearest attraction on our GPS. Landed in a beautiful location … Continue reading

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Tech Predictions for 2015

10. 3-D TV as a concept would have failed – Sony would be the hardest hit in this.  Does anyone want to sit at home and watch a serial or a News program on TV in 3D…its sounds almost crazy!! … Continue reading

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Luck – is it the only factor for success??

Luck – is it the only factor for success?? All of us have heard many successful people attributing “Luck” as an important factor in success. But more important question – “Is LUCK” the only factor in defining success.?? What is … Continue reading

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“Ruthless Innovation”

What is “Ruthless Innovation” Dictionary meaning of Ruthless    : – adjective 1. without pity or mercy Innovation  : – noun 1. something new or different introduced 2. the act of innovating; introduction of new things or methods As we see … Continue reading

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