People, Ideas and Capital

Month: July, 2010

And the Finns?

Thanks for all of the positive response to my exhausting survey of the strategic landscape of the wirless industry: Welcome to Freaking Helsinki, RIM I seem to have become a bit of a clearing house for abused SF’ers that walk through the saturated Blackberry adverts at the Powell Bart station.  A contribution from a reader: Abercrombie, Fitch [...]

Welcome to Freaking Helsinki, RIM

As a stalwart member of the last pocket of Blackberry “dead-enders,” I was stunned last month when I actually found myself considering buying a Google Android device. It was a shocking moment that laid bare how crushed RIM (the maker of the Blackberry) has been by the forces at work. It also took me to [...]