Where’s my freaking bailout?

I’m angry enough about the prospect of a stupidly conceived financial industry bailout that I wrote the following letter to my state Representative, Jackie Speier, as well as Senators Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Barack Obama and John McCain. I would have sent a copy to Rep. Barney Frank as well, since he is playing a […]

Where’s my freaking bailout?

How Google Can Save Android From Certain Failure

Today’s debut of the T-Mobile G1 is the first public appearance of an almost fully-baked consumer "Googlephone" — a phone based on Google’s Android operating system. There’s just one problem: There is no Googlephone*. And that’s something Google must fix, and fast, if it wants its mobile operating system to succeed. Granted, Google’s Android operating […]

How Google Can Save Android From Certain Failure

Mobile industry presents huge opportunities for startups.

The mobile industry offers enormous opportunity right now for entrepreneurs who can create excellent user experiences. And doing that doesn’t require a degree in rocket science or access to high-end technology. Startups like Jaiku and Twitter have created huge communities of excited, engaged followers based on little more than SMS, an antiquated text-messaging system that […]

Mobile industry presents huge opportunities for startups.