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→ David Ascher: You knew the old Mozilla, meet the new Mozilla

Mozilla’s David Ascher explains how Mozilla is adapting to take on the new challenges posed by today’s closed platforms, such as Facebook and Apple. I’m delighted to see that Mozilla is fighting for user freedom again, and has broadened its thinking … Continue reading

29. December 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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★ Money, Freedom or Privacy: what do we prefer to give away?

Marco Arment compares claims that Apple, Google, and Facebook keep telling their users, and concludes: Everyone has their bullshit. You can simply decide whose you’re willing to tolerate. Each of these companies’ business models takes something from us — we … Continue reading

29. December 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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★ All tablets lead to the iPad: why more alternatives help Apple keep the market

Marco Bertini and Luc Wathieu are reporting an interesting research finding in HBR’s Future of Retail forum: Choice Helps High-End Products, Hurts Low-End Products. In their words: Consumers who are offered a richer array of relevant choices in a given product … Continue reading

12. December 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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★ Emotions about Technology

Shawn Blanc has a nice essay on how technology evolves to achieve three goals: More usability More simplicity More emotion This third point is what Apple gets right today, that most of the other players don’t (yet). This is what … Continue reading

05. September 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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→ Pricing a Tablet

Tristan Louis uses HP’s (involuntary) “experiment” with TouchPad pricing to examine tablet pricing. It seems the HP touchpad has given the industry an idea of what the market is willing to pay for a tablet not produced by Apple. [...] … Continue reading

05. September 2011 by Jean Friesewinkel
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