Bay Area


Saga of Acquisitions

For past couple of months, the acquisition and legal departments of some major companies were in action. And I am sure this is just a beginning in what we are seeing as a trend now. Acquisitions are not new to us. They happen for some reasons: Bigger companies acquire small […]


Google & InMobi

Today, as I was reading through the article about InMobi, an Indian startup that has been consistently getting rave reviews in the market. I have been always been a huge fan of Young Turks and that is one thing which has always inspired and motivated me through thick and thin […]


Power Learnings from Steve Jobs

As I read this article, I lost myself with Steve Jobs. I, still, remember when I first read about Steve Jobs in iCon. I had heard about Steve earlier but the book made me fall in live with his leadership style. I always hoped that someday I could have made […]


Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn: The Big IPO Line-up

We are just few days into the new year and we are already seeing some exciting news coming. I read an article today that pointed that LinkedIn might have plans to go public this year. Honestly, I was not surprised. LinkedIn has been one of my favorite and I have […]


Haas Dean Interview and more 5

Hi Folks, how are your preparations? Do write back. Well, from my side, I have few updates: 1.  GMAT: Yes, I am closing down to the final round with mocks as much as possible now. I was planning to take the test sometime towards end of this month but had […]


Comparison of Obama and McCain

I am trying to extend my last post on the strengths and weaknesses of Obama nd McCain with theirt standings on the different topics: Abortion: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/abortion.html Climate Change: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/climate.html Economy/Taxes: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/economy.html Energy: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/energy.html Healthcare: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/health.html Housing: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/housing.html Immigration: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/immigration.html Iran: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/iran.html Iraq: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/iraq.html Judges: http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/judges.html   Courtesy: New York Times


Samsung’s Instinct vs. Apple’s iPhone

Samsung will be coming soon with its new cellphone “Instinct” on the lines of the Apple’s iPhone. ******************************************************************************************************* June 9, 2008, 4:50 pm Basic Instinct: Sprint Battles AT&T and iPhone With New Samsung Device By Laura M. Holson The iPhone may be the talk of the wired universe right now, […]


iPhone for $199 1

The great news for all iPhone lovers–8GB iPhone will be available for $199. Steve Jobs unveiled the new iPhone at San Francisco recently. *************************************************************************** June 10, 2008 Apple Aims for the Masses With a Cheaper iPhone By JOHN MARKOFF SAN FRANCISCO — Steven P. Jobs, chief executive of Apple, introduced […]