Monthly Archives: July 2016

Verizon-Yahoo Deal –Old telecom paradigm absorbing the digital ecosystem


Verizon’s Yahoo acquisition raises more questions than answers as to the long term values Verizon will gain from this deal.  First, we evaluate what are the strengths and weaknesses of each company.  Verizon employs over 178k employees nationally and internationally. … Continue reading

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The Uberization or digitizing of Consumer Products through Internet Strategy


The co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, in a TV interview, remarked that the right approach to establish an Internet company is to apply its information technology and adapt it to some consumer need.  I do believe that part of that … Continue reading

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The Long Term Costs in Ignoring regulatory or safety risks


The Silicon Valley ecospace historically revolves on the promotion and funding of software technology companies. In fact, the PWC Moneytree Report relates that over $10.7 Billion dollars were invested in California in 404 deals, of which approximately $7.2 billion was … Continue reading

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SemiCon 2016 and Internet of Things (IoT)


It is interesting to note that the constant IoT theme at SemiCon 2016 and the impact on the semiconductor market and the economy overall. But what these pundits tend to ignore that to justify IoT, that is just one element … Continue reading

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Blitzscale or Speed to Market


Once a product is designed and a strategy is outlined, then comes the execution phase.  But how long will that take before other competitors take wind of the same idea and can execute faster? I therefore believe in Speed to … Continue reading

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