Posts Tagged ‘apple’

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    Innovation and (Steve) Jobs

    Oct 27, 11 • 476 Views • No Comments

    From the iPhone and iPod to a…thermostat? At a Silicone Valley start-up, a former Apple design leader has switched his focus to diminishing carbon emissions, decreasing electric bills, and moderating energy usage. He has changed from iPhones and iPods......  [read more]

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    Steve Jobs Quotes

    Oct 6, 11 • 439 Views • No Comments

    “I’m one of those people who think that Thomas Edison and the light bulb changed the world a lot more than Karl Marx ever did.” (From Insanely Great, p. 26) “It’s not the consumers’ job to know what they want.” (NY......  [read more]

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    Naming Matters

    Oct 5, 11 • 346 Views • No Comments

    Combine something enjoyable like a strawberry with a color that connects to high tech. Then add the one letter that has a “reliable” sound in most languages and what do you get? Blackberry. Actually, the Blackberry might have been called the......  [read more]

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    Steve Jobs and Joseph Schumpeter

    Aug 27, 11 • 669 Views • No Comments

    Henry Ford once said that consumers would have requested “a better horse” if he had asked them what to produce. Similarly, Steve Jobs told a reporter, “It’s not the consumers’ job to know what they want.” The result? For......  [read more]

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    Apple vs. Amazon in the Fight Over Gaga

    May 27, 11 • 358 Views • No Comments

    From a guest blogger, Frances Bird, AP econ student: Lady Gaga, America’s current pop queen sensation, is being used to boost Amazon sales, if not permanently, then temporarily. Amazon is using Lady Gaga’s recent album, Born This Way, to compete......  [read more]