If you have a smart enemy and a dumb friend …

… dump the friend and embrace the enemy.  Several years ago, we had many rounds of meetings with Yahoo on ways to cooperate. It was...

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Apple’s Revenue History

Apple’s revenue now is at a run rate of over $100 billion dollars, a good deal higher than that of Microsoft. Apple’s profits also well...

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iCloud: It is Everything Microsoft Wanted to Be

At first they ignored the iPod, and it looked plausibleThen they laughed at the iPhone, and it looked ignorantThen they dismissed the iPad, and it...

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WSJ: “India Graduates Millions But Too Few Are Fit to Hire” – Yes, But …..

Wall Street Journal has a story India Graduates Millions But Too Few Are Fit to Hire. It reports the travails of the customer support firm 24/7...

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Getting Out of The “Inevitable Monopoly” Mindset

Microsoft announced their business cloud offering Office365 yesterday. In keeping with Microsoft’s installed software offerings, it has 3 components: Microsoft Office, Exchange and Sharepoint. The...

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“@zoho love what you guys are doing … Keep on polishing, its the little things that would help now”

I saw this tweet today from Daniel Harrison from Hobart, Australia and that somehow captured what we are focused on at Zoho right now perfectly: @zoho love...

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Krugman’s World

(weekend non-Zoho-related post, feel free to skip)  I read Paul Krugman because a) he is the anointed standard-bearer of mainstream economic thinking, a perfect illustration...

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Our Product Strategy: How Zoho Services Fit Together

It’s been about 5 years since we launched our first product, Zoho Writer. We’ve since then considerably expanded from 1 stand-alone service to a still-growing...

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Mish on Zoho’s Recruitment System

One important economics-oriented blog I read regularly is Mish’s Global Economic Analysis. Mish (Mike Shedlock) is a good anti-dote to the pernicious debt-is-good dogma that...

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Zoho Extends a Warm Welcome to Dabble DB Users

Dabble DB, one of the competitors to Zoho Creator, announced today that they are being acquired by Twitter and will be changing their direction as a result. At...

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