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Innovation Desire Drives Dell Buyout

The Leveraged Buyout (LBO) for Dell is meeting skepticism from analysts. Some in the market don’t believe that it will help Dell’s fundamental position enough to help the company. But that is exactly the reason why Dell will be bolstered by going private, Michael Dell will go back to his scrappy roots with a long [...]

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5 Things Overachievers Do Not Do

1. Think Small They Do Not. Yoda could have written this post. Tim Ferriss, of Four Hour Work Week fame, recently did a video interview (posting on that tomorrow) with Leo Babauta about goals or no goals. During this conversation, he talked about how he is okay with a 60% success rate on his goals, [...]

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Skype for Windows and Microsoft Launch Conversation Ads

Skype announced today that it will offer “conversation ads” for its many customers. These ads will appear during audio calls next to the image of the contact being called. If you have a Skype credit or subscription, these ads won’t appear (for now). If you have a free account and use Skype for Windows, you’ll [...]

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Leap Over The Microsoft Kinect and Interact With Your Computer

Imagine an iPod sized USB device that creates a 3D interaction space around your laptop or desktop. A physical space where your gestures really do control your computer and you can reach into your hard drive like you do a physical file cabinet. Enter the world of the Leap – a new device where your [...]

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Microsoft Xbox Kinect 1.5 Creates Shift in How We Interact with Technology

“The future is more than entertainment, gaming, or play time with the new Microsoft Xbox Kinect 1.5 launch coming in May. While Xbox is an ultra-cool gaming platform, it is really much more indicative of coming shifts to how we interact with technology when you add the Kinect into the mix. Industries such as Healthcare, [...]

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