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Hatch Labs CEO Dinesh Moorjani On What Makes A Successful Incubator

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15-month-old Hatch Labs is but a baby compared to incubators like YCombinator, but CEO Dinesh Moorjani has a very different idea on what an incubator should look like. The “sandbox”, as Moorjani would call it, is a joint venture between IAC and Xtreme Labs, and aims to grow mobile...
Hatch Labs CEO Dinesh Moorjani On What Makes A Successful Incubator

Apple's iPhone 5 sales could boost US economy, says JP Morgan economist

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Projections that Apple will sell 8m of the devices predict growth rate surge of 0.5%. That is if it's releasing an iPhone at allWhen it was originally unveiled, the iPhone was so universally revered that wags dubbed it the "Jesus Phone". Five years on, its power is so great that...
Apple's iPhone 5 sales could boost US economy, says JP Morgan economist

Morgan Stanley Upgrades Netflix, Says Amazon Isn't A Direct Threat (NFLX, AMZN)

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Netflix stock boasts one of the ugliest charts you'll ever see. However, at least one analyst thinks it's finally time to buy. Morgan Stanley's Scott Devitt raised Netflix to "overweight" this morning while maintaining his $85 price target, which represents an upside opportunity of almost 30 percent. "Why now?" writes...
Morgan Stanley Upgrades Netflix, Says Amazon Isn't A Direct Threat (NFLX, AMZN)

Devops, complexity and anti-fragility in IT: Risk and anti-fragility

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I am taking a few posts to explore the rise of new software development and operations models, and why these models are critical to the enterprise. Today, I want to explore the risk economics of software development and the concept of “anti-fragility.” Enterprise IT organizations have spent decades trying to...
Devops, complexity and anti-fragility in IT: Risk and anti-fragility

Groupon Crashes Below $9--Now Worth Less Than Google Offered Two Years Ago! (GRPN)

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Groupon's stock just crashed through $9, hitting a post-IPO low. That's down more than 55% from the IPO price of fewer than 6 months ago. That also translates to a market cap of less than $6 billion. For what it's worth, that's the amount that Google offered to buy Groupon...
Groupon Crashes Below $9--Now Worth Less Than Google Offered Two Years Ago! (GRPN)

Apple Blows Past $500 Billion -- And It's Not Silly To Think It's Headed For $1 Trillion

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Apple (AAPL) crossed an amazing milestone in after-market trading yesterday, when its market capitalization exceeded $500 billion for the first time.  Apple is one of the only one of four companies in history to break this mark, and unlike others that have briefly traded in this neighborhood--Microsoft (MSFT) and...
Apple Blows Past $500 Billion -- And It's Not Silly To Think It's Headed For $1 Trillion

Okay, Here's Some Encouraging Inside Information For All You Facebook Bulls...

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As you know, I am concerned about the valuation of Facebook's stock, especially post-IPO. I understand that Facebook is a great and tremendously exciting company that already has nearly a billion users and will soon have 2-3 billion users. And I understand that that could ultimately be worth a fortune....
Okay, Here's Some Encouraging Inside Information For All You Facebook Bulls...

Staying Independent

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Possibly the most interesting running conversation I've been having with entrepreneurs lately is how they can keep their companies independent without having to go public and turn their cap table into a casino. There are a bunch of entrepreneurs thinking seriously about this issue and I've been thinking seriously about...
Staying Independent

Hey, Look, Groupon's Trading For About The Same Amount Google Offered For It Two Years Ago! (GRPN)

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Groupon's stock hit a post-IPO low yesterday, falling to the mid-$9s. That's down more than 50% from the IPO price of fewer than 6 months ago. That also translates to a market-cap of just over $6 billion. That's the amount that Google offered to buy Groupon for, in cash, in...
Hey, Look, Groupon's Trading For About The Same Amount Google Offered For It Two Years Ago! (GRPN)

NOMURA: Apple Is Moving Into Its 'Ex-Growth' Phase, And The Stock Could Go As Low As $336 (AAPL)

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There are sure to be lots of brutal Apple takedowns from Wall Street today. Here's one from Nomura, which declares that the company is now in its "ex-growth" phase, which is very ominous sounding. The weak Q2 dynamics seem to support our view that Apple is moving into an ex-growth...
NOMURA: Apple Is Moving Into Its 'Ex-Growth' Phase, And The Stock Could Go As Low As $336 (AAPL)

Cloud 'Recovery' or Just The Same Old Thing?

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Cloud computing means many things, but almost all definitions include some key value propositions: scalable on-demand resources, a metered pay-per-use model, access over the Internet, and infrastructure management and optimization that is better than most data centers. At a more conceptual level, cloud computing abstracts away all the undifferentiated IT...
Cloud 'Recovery' or Just The Same Old Thing?
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