Is the Chinese bull market over?

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update Nov. 17) Shuipi of ChinaTimes(水皮华夏时报) wrote this interesting piece on his newspaper. (Original) It looks like it, from the highs at 6,200 in early Oct to 5,200 now. But wait a minute, recently the US stock market suffered big loss because of the sub-prime meltdown, and weakening of the dollar. How could the mess… Continue reading Is the Chinese bull market over?

Week in review 09/02-09/08

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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… Continue reading Week in review 09/02-09/08

iTune at Starbucks

Reading Time: < 1 minute That’s the new services to be offered by two great companies: Apple and Starbucks. According Seattle Post Intelligence: Apple’s new wireless iPod music player, iPhone or any laptop computer running iTunes will automatically recognize the iTunes store without a connection fee when customers enter a Starbucks shop that has Wi-Fi access.

Faked iPod Nano

Reading Time: < 1 minute I found this knock off iPod Nano at Taobao, Mr. Ma Yun’s company. Note his big baby Alibaba is preparing for the IPO in Hongkong later this year. It appears to me this “grey market iPod” looks very much like the real one; and it has its own market, because fashion-chasing teenagers in China want… Continue reading Faked iPod Nano

Apple Leaves Table Smiling

Reading Time: < 1 minute Apple and Cisco settled the dispute around the iPhone trademark, according to Mac News. One interesting comment I can not stop laughing is:  “if Apple leaves the table smiling, you better check your wallet.” Seriously, I agree with the author Cisco guys are smart too. “Consumers are so with Apple these days, it would have… Continue reading Apple Leaves Table Smiling

Cingular Back to AT&T

Reading Time: < 1 minute I don’t know the rationale behind this, but Cingular wireless is going to change back to AT&T name. I am not brand expert, nor marketing major, but this is a dumb move. A little background: when Southwest Bell (SBC) and Bellsouth created this wireless joint venture, they created this cool name “Cingular”, I remember my first… Continue reading Cingular Back to AT&T

The iPod Phone Drama Goes On

Reading Time: < 1 minute Well, just a day after Steve unveiled the iPod phone (so called iPhone by many people, don’t know whether Steve actually used that name). Cisco obviously did not appreciate that its very own iPhone name being used…they filed a lawsuit. As we know, those kinds of lawsuits are about money, I bet there are some happy lawyers… Continue reading The iPod Phone Drama Goes On