Steve Jobs

Reading Time: < 1 minute Stanford commencement speech (2005) Macintosh 1984 commercial Steve Jobs and Bill Gates in 1983 Apple event My other post on Steve Jobs. Walt Mossberg on Steve Jobs.

A tragedy related to iPhone

Reading Time: 2 minutes (CNET) Chinese authorities probe iPhone worker’s death (PCWorld) iPhone Suicide Case Spotlights Tech’s Dark Side Apparently many foreign media can not understand why a guy will jump off the building just because the iPhone he was in charge went missing? Well, it appears to me there are two factors: 1) It’s very very hard to… Continue reading A tragedy related to iPhone

Steve Jobs, Apple, Bill Gates, Microsoft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Background Couple days ago the Apple stock got a hit not just becaues of the soft earning guidance, the more important reason is the company declined to answer the health question of its co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs in the earning call. You tube videos Great Artists Steal – Triumph of the Nerds – Revised… Continue reading Steve Jobs, Apple, Bill Gates, Microsoft

Apple launches store in Beijing, earning

Reading Time: 2 minutes Apple launched its first China store in Beijing last Saturday, with 2000 fans waiting outside, including some celebrity names such as Lu Yu (Phoenix TV), Cui Jian (China rock star) etc. You can see the scenes of Apple launch at Sina (Chinese), or preview pictures at David Feng. The Sina picture reminds me of the… Continue reading Apple launches store in Beijing, earning

iPhone effect: II

Reading Time: < 1 minute This Friday will be another big day for the Apple fans, the 3G iPhone will be unveiled globally. The past weekend I stopped by the local Apple store, I have not been to there for 6 months so my impression maybe more genuine. Besides the iPod touch (iPhone was absent), I found some of the… Continue reading iPhone effect: II

iPhone, Blackberry

Reading Time: < 1 minute Missing iPhones are found in China According to InStat, a market research company, there are about 400,000 unlocked iPhone in China. Most of them are purchased in the US, unlocked and shipped to China later. An interesting side point is Chinese (smart phone) users are mostly for entertainment, while the US users focus on business… Continue reading iPhone, Blackberry

Apple earning

Reading Time: < 1 minute Not so good. iPod growth slowed (finanlly). iPhone can not make up the hole left by iPod. As I read from MarketWatch, while Mac is exploding, but it has one problem: with economy slowing, people won’t blow extra 1000 bucks for Mac (why not just buy a Dell). I think Steve should do everything to… Continue reading Apple earning