Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
Backflip status: "In September, Backflip was acquired by a small group of individuals dedicated to preserving the Backflip website. When Backflip’s parent company realigned its business objectives, rather than shut it down or sell to a competitor, they gave us the opportunity to take over the service. We couldn’t be more pleased. Who are we? [...]
JavaLobby’s Rick Ross: "In conclusion, the .Net platform is huge, and we will all probably encounter it in one form or another. It seems to me that ignorance about .Net within the Java community is much more dangerous than informed awareness. I realize that it’s only natural for Java developers to consider Microsoft’s offerings to [...]
NYT: "AT&T agreed yesterday to sell its cable television business, the nation’s largest, to the Comcast Corporation for about $47 billion in stock. The deal would create a cable giant with more than 22 million subscribers, almost twice the size of the next-biggest cable operator, AOL Time Warner (news/quote), which was a losing bidder in [...]
I'm CEO of an online trade publishing firm in the marketing and defense verticals. We try to make news and data digestible and useful in an environment that is more noisy each day. This personal blog mixes my thoughts and interests on politics, business, software, and more, based on my business and personal experiences. Over the years I have posted items that turned out spectacularly wrong, and a few posts that stood the test of times better. Personal views only.