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Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me … Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful … that’s what matters to me.” – Wall Street Journal 1993 Thanks Steve for all the wonders you’ve given us… you will be missed… A small tribute to the “man that made Apple(s)”

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Steve Jobs, the man that made Apple(s)

Steve Jobs, who suffered from failing health and had previously taken several medical leaves of absence, this week decided to step down as CEO of the Cupertino giant.  Next to Google taking over Motorola, it’s the biggest computing news this month. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no […]

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Google buys Motorola!

Biggest news of the week, month, quarter or year… it could be anyone of these: Google has acquired Motorola for 12.5 billion dollar in cash (note: Google has about 35 billion dollar to spend)! In the world of technology, there’s never a dull moment, but this surely must have caused Steve Jobs to spill some […]

Commodore Legends: Michael Tomczyk – Part I

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Commodore Legends: Michael Tomczyk – Part I

Commodore was a legendary company with legendary employees. The company, built by Jack Tramiel had geniuses on the technological side like Chuck Peddle, Al Charpentier, … and featured bold pioneers on the side of management and marketing, like Michael Tomczyk, Kit Spencer, … In this series, I will be talking to some of these computing […]

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Learning the trade from Commodore

With the iPad unleashed onto the world, and consumers in Europe more than happy to still pay a ridiculous amount of money for the iPhone (just compare it with the prices in the US), one starts to think what strategic genious Steve Jobs must be. Sure, he’s playing his cards right, but haven’t we seen […]