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  • Sponsor: Fly on the Mac

    2h By Horace Dediu
    Fly on the Mac is back and it’s Bzzztier than ever. It’s fun and completely free to play the latest Apple News and Rumors. 2015 is setting up to be an amazing year for new products coming out of Cupertino. When will the Apple Watch ship? How much will the…
  • Haunted Empire

    Wed 7:59am By Horace Dediu
    The “Stupid manager theory of company failure” (and its corollary, the “Smart manager theory of company success”[1]) remains the most popular, perhaps even the most universally accepted theory of management. Book after book, thoughtful article after…
  • The Critical Path #139: The Great Gap

    Mon 7:56am By Horace Dediu
    Horace and Anders discuss the current uncertainty in the commodities markets and take a look at the logical segments of the adoption curve. Could the conventional wisdom between invention and product in the market be wrong? via 5by5 | The Critical Path #139:…
  • Sponsor: HipChat

    Jan 22, 2015, 9:14 am By Horace Dediu
    Make your team more successful by giving them the right tools to collaborate and communicate. HipChat combines instant messaging, group chat rooms, file sharing, screen sharing, video chat and audio calls – into one simple team communication solution.…
  • Bigger than Hollywood

    Jan 22, 2015, 4:45 am By Horace Dediu
    Apple paid $10 billion to developers in calendar 2014. Additional statistics for the App store are: $500 million spent on iOS apps in first week of January 2015 Billings for apps increased 50% in 2014 Cumulative developer revenues were $25 billion (making…
  • The Critical Path #138: The Critical MBA

    Jan 20, 2015, 10:38 am By Horace Dediu
    Horace and Anders discuss this years CES, Apples record $25B in payments to developers as well as the initial installment of the Critical Path MBA. How is business taught in schools? What is a business school graduate optimized to do? Horace explains what one…
  • The Critical Path #137: The Inception

    Jan 16, 2015, 1:21 pm By Horace Dediu
    Can we measure the time between inception of an idea and the disruption it later causes in the market? Startups are there to discover a job nobody sees yet but not all laboratory experiments make it to commercialization. Horace and Anders discuss the timing of…
  • The Critical Path #136: An Interview about The Interview

    Jan 12, 2015, 1:03 pm By Horace Dediu
    Moisés Chiullan returns to join Horace Dediu in a discussion of the film “The Interview”. Could the unique circumstances surrounding this film spur a renaissance in content creation in Hollywood? via 5by5 | The Critical Path #136: An Interview about The…
  • The Monopolist

    Jan 8, 2015, 2:47 pm By Horace Dediu
    When the Apple Watch will begin sales, there will have been dozens of “smart watches” released. At CES this week at least 56 “wearables” were on display. One could be forgiven for thinking that Apple’s Watch will compete with at least that many…
  • The 2015 “Sleeper Ideas” List: Trends, Stocks, And Private Companies To Watch – Forbes

    Jan 5, 2015, 7:31 pm By Horace Dediu
    My choices: 1. Cyanogen. This company should develop a credible path for AOSP (non-Google Android) especially in India. I expect a lot of traction as OEMs who embrace Android reject Google. 2. iPad. Not as a consumer product but for the Enterprise. The iPad…
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