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IBM Watson – Welcoming our New Computer Overlord

Earlier this week the quiz gameshow Jeopardy! had a new champion – a computer named Watson. It defeated former champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter with ease. Watson created a wave of good PR for IBM, its developer. And rightfully … Continue reading

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Bollywood Music – the Android Opportunity

Can Indian digital music become a legitimate business? Or will it stay stuck with a 20th century distribution model? You might say that Bollywood is already digital. You already get popular music on iTunes and amazon.com outside India. But the … Continue reading

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The Marginal Cost of Software

Fellow Enterprise Irregular, Bob Warfield calls me out on my claim that software has no marginal cost in my blog post App Stores Galore. I write about the economics of Information Products often and have used the term marginal costs … Continue reading

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App Stores Galore

The Mac App Store launched yesterday and saw more than 1m downloads on its first day. Evernote, a note taking productivity app, saw 40,000 downloads because of the Mac App Store. Clearly, a nice first day. Nowadays, it seems everyone … Continue reading

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Looking for Investment Management Tools

I have been looking for any personal finance software that can help keep track of my investments. So far, I have come up with zip. Maybe someone else has had a better experience. Here is what I am looking for: … Continue reading

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The Cloud and Services

Yesterday, IBM put its cloud services under its Services arm. It will be sold by IBM Global Services. From the FT: In its latest revamp, IBM said it would sell cloud computing through its services division, which generates nearly 60 … Continue reading

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Open Toolbox – Blogging etc.

tools that I use since my move to the Mac. At that time there were some requests to write about blogging tools. Since I know many of my readers have their own blog, or at least often think about starting … Continue reading

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