Categories: Transitions

Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists Gather to Figure Out What the Heck Happened

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 29

… and what comes next. Crowded into a small meeting room in a Silicon Valley hotel this morning is an overflow gathering of entrepreneurs at VentureBeat’s Downturn Roundtable. They’re here,…

For Web 2.0 Startups, What’s Next Beyond Ads?

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 23

If online advertising is headed for a fall, as many people are assuming, what are all those hundreds of Web 2.0 startups doing to contend with the possible loss of…

Good Enough Technology: My New $30 TV

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 14

It so happened that my rather old TV decided to die on the second day of the Olympics, the one sports event my wife cannot do without. So I…

Separated at Birth?

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 28

Thanks to dg for noticing the resemblance between IAC’s Barry Diller and the erstwhile mascot for his recently acquired search engine, Ask Jeeves. Perhaps Mr. Diller didn’t want anyone…

Mark Hurd’s Self-Education in the HP Way

Posted by: Peter Burrows on June 20

Hurd has also arranged to lunch with three former HP executives—former CEOs John Young and Lew Platt, as well as former chief operating officer Dean Morton—in coming weeks.

Style Points for the New Guy at HP

Posted by: Peter Burrows on June 15

So far, new boss Mark Hurd seems more in step with the gestalt that made HP famous.

Bye Bye, Classifieds

Posted by: Rob Hof on April 27

This should be scary for newspapers, if they aren’t scared already. McKinsey consultants Luis Ubinas and Jochen Heck warn (free registration required) that newspapers could lose $4 billion, or 20%…

No wonder AT&T’s about to fold ‘em

Posted by: Rob Hof on January 30

I’ve just started using Skype, the free Internet telephony software. All I can say to telecom execs is: Be afraid. Be very, very afraid. ……

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