"After a bruising year and growing calls for their resignation, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, the co-chief executives and co-chairmen of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, announced Sunday they were stepping down from their posts and would be replaced by a new CEO, RIM veteran Thorsten Heins, on Monday."
@Nicole, Not so much that way, but that they are taking twitter more seriously....doing some planning before making public statements on controversial issues...twitter itself as a tool seems to have grown out of the casualness it used to have.
@Ariella, I just wrote a blog about the poll results (going up Friday) and I found it interesting that so many people felt all of these predictions would come true. It seems plausible, though, with the way things are going.
@Nathan, I don't argue withi that. But what's interesting, as far as poll results, is that choice is only very slightly ahead of the "all of them" choice, which inidicates people don't have very strong feelings about one of the choices in particular.
Career ending twitter gaffes....after Sarah Palin back then, i guess a lot of presidential candidate advisors are going to be strict about twitter and other social media. I don't see any major goofs coming up easily with serious candidates.
I think MSFT has done a pretty good job as far as security in their server and consumer product lines over the past few releases. That was one of their major focuses post-XP as they got the negative association with the BSoD & malware. That's why, in my opinion, alot of user switch to Mac and/or Linux.
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The whole Amazon.reader debate is a double-stupid. It's stupid to think that there's any e-book buyer who doesn't know Amazon's URL, and it was stupider to let ICANN launch the whole free-form TLD initiative to start with.
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