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Who will become the Operating System of Things?

by Ian Rosenwach 2.12.2014

The sprawling web of interconnected products that has resulted now thoroughly dominates our experience of consumer technology: if you own a Google Chromebook, your life will be much easier if you use Android and Chromecast and Google Drive, and much more painful if you try to use Windows Phone, Apple TV, and Dropbox. (Matt Buchanan, […]

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Book Review: How the Web Was Won

by Ian Rosenwach 6.4.2010

In “How the Web Was Won”, Paul Andrews writes about Microsoft circa 1991-1995, as it was becoming clear that Internet connectivity was going to change the way people use computers. Andrews’ angle is that Bill Gates and Microsoft were successful in making Microsoft more of an Internet-focused company.  I think the jury is still out […]

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10 Years is a Lifetime in Search

by Ian Rosenwach 7.29.2009

The Yahoo-Microsoft deal is finally sealed.  The first part that jumped out at me is the 10 year agreement. 10 years is a LIFETIME in search.  The market is going to change, and this partnership does not guarantee a long-term, formidable Google competitor. If Yahoo and MSFT don’t enhance their core product to improve the […]

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