Archive for April, 2011

Why the AT&T deal can’t be good for T-Mobile consumers: Pay double to get half

April 11th, 2011 by jeremychone | Comments Off

I am not sure if Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T, was misinformed, dishonest, or just carried away with his new crusade when he tried to explain why T-Mobile’s acquisition by AT&T will be good for consumers, but he is obviously not a T-Mobile consumer who really knows what he is talking about. This acquisition cannot be good for the consumer, no matter what spin an executive or lobbyist can come up with. I truly hope that the FCC will not swallow all the lies and spin that these guys will tell them over the coming months.

If you are a T-Mobile consumer, here are three things that will happen over time (and yes, the carry-over deal is just a gimmick, as I will explain later).

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Adobe quits Flash, goes full HTML5

April 1st, 2011 by jeremychone | 6 Comments »

We’ve received word that, in an unusually honest and brave move from a big corporation, Adobe is going to announce that they will officially deprecate Flash in favor of HTML5 for rich Web and mobile experiences.

A new executive from Adobe is expected to say:

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I finally discovered where cloud computing comes from! (Hint: monkeys, again)

April 1st, 2011 by jeremychone | 2 Comments »

Nowadays, any Internet-connected organization is either running its services on a cloud, providing a cloud service, or both. From infrastructure cloud, to platform cloud, to on-premise cloud, cloud computing is everything and everywhere, and this omnipresence begs the two following questions:

How did the Internet work before cloud computing existed?

And, where does cloud computing come from?

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