In this Nov. 11, 2008 file
photo, the Xperia X1 mobile phone from Sony Ericsson, New York. (AP
Photo/Bebeto Matthews, file)
Smartphones and tablets have become symbols of the with-it executive doing
business and making money 24/7. Staring intently at their cellphones or hunched
over their iPad, tech savvy execs exude power.
Or do they?
A new study at Harvard Business School suggests that those who use
smartphones and tablets are less aggressive than their peers who use larger
screen devices, according to a report by CNET.
In normal times, it would be considered good news when a company reports quarterly earnings of $4.3 billion, smashing even the most optimistic expectations.
But not this week. This week surrealism rules.
After Apple Inc. released its quarterly financial statement on Monday, news stories on Tuesday were filled with talk of “disappointed investors” and anaylsts moaning that Apple didn’t sell as many iPads as the analysts had hoped.
I don’t get it. Is this bizarro world?
Posted by News Sentinel Business Editor Bill Brewer
Another sign of the impending apocalypse? You decide, but when a company’s local marketing/pr staffer has a pr firm in another state speak for her I’m heading for the hills and hiding under a rock.
Apple Inc. is creating another nationwide buzz with the Saturday release of its iPad, a computer the size and shape of a tablet that’s easier to handle than a laptop but larger and easier to read than an iPhone.
Given recent history with Apple’s release of the iPhone and iPod and the long lines of customers they incited, a call to West Town Mall management was in order Friday to plan for possible news coverage of the local Apple Store’s iPad release.