Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
More evidence of how hard it is to borrow money these days… Expedia Inc. said Monday it is slashing the number of shares in its planned buyback by 80% due to a lack of acceptable funding, sending shares down 8.3% to $26.90 in early trading.
YouTube under Google has been one long disappointment since the acquisition was announced last October. Where is the innovation, a better video converter and upload process, kick ass search, integration with other Google services? Google seems to have been more concerned with copyright takedowns than creating a service that raises the bar for compelling content [...]
I lost a lot of money on Qwest, which I wrongly believed at the time was more insulated over the long term from the telecom meltdown than other providers. Part of the reason I believed that is because CEO Nacchio forcefully made that argument, of course in the end he was more concerned about one [...]