Monthly Archives: May 2011

SEO – Rand Fishkin – SEOmoz – Future – Past

Social Signals and Ranking [publication date: May 27, 2011; likely presentation date: 5/6/7 of April, see the below SMX München information] Rand Fishkin from SEOmoz talks about his idea of the future of link building and the importance of social … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s huge underperformance on mainland China market

Ballmer Bares China Travails [May 27, 2011] Rampant piracy means Microsoft Corp.’s revenue in China this year will only be about 5% of what it gets in the U.S., even though personal-computer sales in the two countries are almost equal, … Continue reading

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High expectations on Marvell’s opportunities with China Mobile

Follow-up: First real chances for Marvell on the tablet and smartphone fronts [Aug 21 – Sept 25, 2011] After the technical and business excellence well reflected in my previous posts Marvell seems to be on the high rise. See my previous … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s next step in SoC level slot management

Update: Microsoft postpones IDP for 2 weeks to re-consult with chip players [June 2, 2011] Microsoft has postponed its Integrated Development Program (IDP) for Windows 8 as the plan created significant dissatisfaction within the upstream supply chain. Microsoft is set … Continue reading

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Barnes & Noble NOOK offensive

Follow-up: Core post: NOOK Media LLC: the finalization of the strategic joint venture between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft [Oct 6, 2012] Ammunition Teams with Barnes & Noble on All-New NOOK [May 24, 2011] (emphasis is mine) Ammunition’s long-standing partnership with Barnes & Noble … Continue reading

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Microsoft on five key technology areas and Windows 8 –UPDATED [Dec 15, 2012] with full content up to delivery and change of command

After this update there are three detailed sections in the post: Julie Larson-Green’s and her team journey to build the new Windows 8 and Windows Live experience and getting to the top of the whole product group The follow-up posts … Continue reading

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E Ink and Epson achieve world-leading ePaper resolution

PVI Joins Hands With Epson to Produce E-Paper Displays [May 23, 2011] (emphasis is mine) PVI`s chairman Scott Liu said that the cooperation marks his company`s entry into the commercial and educational segments, indicating that the company`s e-paper displays will … Continue reading

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