Posts Tagged ‘Blackberry’

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    The Blackberry Disruption

    Oct 18, 11 • 148 Views • Behavioral Economics, Government, Innovation, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Last week’s Blackberry blackout saved lives. In Dubai, traffic accidents dipped 20%. For Abu Dhabi, the decrease was 40%. Considering that there is approximately 1 traffic accident every 3 minutes in Dubai and a traffic fatality every 2 days in Abu

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    Naming Matters

    Oct 5, 11 • 202 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Households, Innovation, LaborNo 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