Hard disk pioneers won nobel

From Reuters, Hard disk pioneers won Physics nobel: France’s Albert Fert and Germany’s Peter Gruenberg won the 2007 Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for a breakthrough in nanotechnology that lets huge amounts of data be squeezed into ever-smaller spaces. My take: Hard disk has changed the way we live and work, as we can […]

Week in review 09/02-09/08

1) Howard Schultz, Chairman of Starbucks, talked about competition from McDonald and Dokin Donuts. Starbucks is not an advertiser. If other companies are going to advertise and promote specialty coffee, Starbucks is going to benefit in the long term,” he said. 2) iPhone price cut and iPod touch launch: Steve Jobs announced Apple will cut […]

Sohu and Chinese Internet Companies

The other day I saw Charles Zhang Chaoyang on the “Boss town”, No. 1 Caijing’s (China-CBN) talk show between CEO and guest commentators. This reminded me that Chinese Internet companies are coming of age. Two interesting stories Charles told on the show: 1) Two MIT professors are the earliest investors for Sohu, they put in […]