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Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?

Consumer Smartphone Behavior Consumer smartphone behavior, if it can be deciphered, is a potential gold mine of information. Quextit Media today published a list of “Eight ways to protect your corporate data” on your smartphone, and cited a study done by the Ponemon Institute about consumers and their smartphone behaviour. The infographic below reflects theRead more about Consumer Smartphone Behavior Infographic. Ever wondered what consumers did on their smartphones?[…]

All I can say is It’s About Time!  Apple Finally Going to Pay a Dividend with $100BN in Cash! #fb #apple #in

All I can say is It’s About Time! Apple Finally Going to Pay a Dividend with $100BN in Cash! #fb #apple #in

As I have been predicting to my students for over a year, Apple today finally offered up some plans for the $100 billion or so it has in cash or equivalents.  As an Apple shareholder, I’m finally on the way to happy…. Beginning on July 1 of this year, Apple will pay a quarterly dividendRead more about All I can say is It’s About Time! Apple Finally Going to Pay a Dividend with $100BN in Cash! #fb #apple #in[…]

Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, remaining Chair of #Apple. #fb #in Tim Cook to be CEO.  No Surprise…

Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, remaining Chair of #Apple. #fb #in Tim Cook to be CEO. No Surprise…

From Mashable: Chris Taylor Steve Jobs, co-founder and two-time CEO of Apple, offered his resignation to the company’s board Wednesday. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know,” he wrote. “Unfortunately,Read more about Steve Jobs stepping down as CEO, remaining Chair of #Apple. #fb #in Tim Cook to be CEO. No Surprise…[…]

Read about an incredibly positive customer experience with #Apple today.  #in #fb

Read about an incredibly positive customer experience with #Apple today. #in #fb

I had an experience with Apple today that was a bit of an eye-opener for me.  Not that I’m an Apple newbie or anything.  I’ve used Mac’s for most of my adult life, and generally been a huge Apple fan since I used an Apple IIE in 1982.  However for my mobile device, I haveRead more about Read about an incredibly positive customer experience with #Apple today. #in #fb[…]

This graph showing RIM vs Apple’s stock price over the past several years kind of tells it all. Time for a new CEO(s?). #in

This graph showing RIM vs Apple’s stock price over the past several years kind of tells it all. Time for a new CEO(s?). #in

I have been saying for the past few years that the two CEO’s of Research In Motion (RIM.TO) have not been up to the task.  Their weak attempt to counter Apple’s devices has now clearly manifest in the top line, and the share price. The company’s strategic options are now limited as their stock priceRead more about This graph showing RIM vs Apple’s stock price over the past several years kind of tells it all. Time for a new CEO(s?). #in[…]