It’s All About the Widgets

and Apple’s wisdom in making mobile app development AJAX-based.

Etelos has differentiated itself by integrating its modular, on demand CRM platform with Google Apps, Netvibes, Pageflakes, Windows Live, Blackberries…and now the iPhone.

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Creative iPhone Economics

A friend, who shall remain anonymous, said to me today via IM:

"I am assuming my Apple stock gain (recently) will pay for this (the iPhone)."

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Schadenfreude

There’s something wickedly ironic about the second largest OPEC oil exporter having to ration gasoline in their own country. Maybe they should invest in ethanol production, increase fuel economy standards, and invest in fuel cell technology R&D? Actually, now that I think about it, perhaps it’s karmic payback for the gas rationing that took place here in the U.S. in the early 1970’s thanks to OPEC.

“Iranians angered by abruptly enforced fuel rationing torched or damaged more than a dozen gas stations in the country’s capital Wednesday, while others grumbled and lined up to fill their tanks.”

UPDATE: Here’s a fascinating article that provides much more detail on the current situation and what a bind Iran really is in.

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