Category: Leadership

Android’s Downward Pricing Will Force Google’s Advertising Vision On Every Manufacturer

Android’s Downward Pricing Will Force Google’s Advertising Vision On Every Manufacturer

Android smartphones have topped 75% in worldwide market shareand  Android powered tablets are starting to rival the iPad in terms of features and usability. The domination of Google’s mobile operating system continues to drive down...

An Easy ETF Of Superstorm Sandy Stocks

An Easy ETF Of Superstorm Sandy Stocks

Does every home need a  generator? Please don’t take this post as callous and insensitive. My family has suffered through Hurricane Sandy, but I was thinking that it might actually be prudent, from a...

Natural Gas: America’s Future Electric Grid?

Natural Gas: America’s Future Electric Grid?

In August 2003, cascading electric blackouts across the northeast United States left roughly 50 million people without power and cost billions of dollars in economic losses. That incident called into question the reliability of America’s electric...

China’s Enrons

China’s Enrons

China’s Big Four banks have reported better-than-expected results for the third quarter.  Bank of China led the way, posting a 16.6% increase in net profits over the same quarter last year.  China Construction Bank was the group’s laggard,...

Donating Star Wars Billions Will Make George Lucas One Of The Biggest Givers Ever

Donating Star Wars Billions Will Make George Lucas One Of The Biggest Givers Ever

George Lucas introduced the world to Star Wars back in 1977, and he profited handsomely from it. Now, after selling the mega-franchise to Disney for $4.05 billion, Lucas is preparing to give back in a big way....

Exxon’s Declining Output A Sign Of The Times

Exxon’s Declining Output A Sign Of The Times

Tillerson and Putin at a signing ceremony in June. (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) In a sign of challenges ahead for the world’s biggest oil companies, ExxonMobil today announced a 7.5% decline in...

Government-Funded Hackers Say They’ve Already Defeated Windows 8’s New Security Measures

Government-Funded Hackers Say They’ve Already Defeated Windows 8’s New Security Measures

Last week’s Windows 8 launch wasn’t just a major product release for Microsoft. It seems to have been a banner day for the government-funded hackers who take Microsoft’s software apart, too. On Tuesday the French...

After A Decade of Debacles, Auto Parts Supplier Dana Is Back In Gear

After A Decade of Debacles, Auto Parts Supplier Dana Is Back In Gear

Dana Holding CEO Roger Wood Roger Wood looked at Dana Holding and saw possibilities. In the past decade the storied Maumee, Ohio auto parts maker had survived a misguided acquisition binge, a hostile takeover...

In Sandy Aftermath, How To File An Insurance Claim For Damage

In Sandy Aftermath, How To File An Insurance Claim For Damage

The wreckage from Hurricane Sandy is extensive. More than 6 million people woke up this morning without power. New York City has been especially hard hit; public schools and the New York Stock Exchange are closed for...

Sandy’s Aftermath: Damage Estimates Top $20 Billion, Among The Worst U.S. Storms Of All Time

Sandy’s Aftermath: Damage Estimates Top $20 Billion, Among The Worst U.S. Storms Of All Time

Sandy has killed at least 33 people across six states, has left more than 6 million without power, and has absolutely crippled the mass transit system that that nation’s biggest city relies upon to...