Category Archives: Strategy

Bill Gates says his ‘greatest mistake ever’ was Microsoft losing to Android

https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/24/18715202/microsoft-bill-gates-android-biggest-mistake-interview

Sometimes the big boys get it wrong, big time.

MIT Has Started Issuing Diplomas Using Blockchain Technology

“It uses blockchain technology to give graduates easy access to verifiable, tamper-proof version of their diploma that they can share with potential employers”.

https://futurism-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/futurism.com/mit-has-started-issuing-diplomas-using-blockchain-technology/amp/

Another industry leader files for bankruptcy  – Toys ‘R’ Us

Toys ‘R’ Us joins a list of one time industry leaders who tried to hold on to their bricks and mortar dominance which is no longer relevant.

‘…like many other big-box chains, including Borders, Circuit City and Sports Authority, Toys ‘R’ Us struggled with the rise of discounters like Wal-Mart StoresInc. and Target Corp. , and more recently,Amazon.com Inc. It was late to develop and expand its e-commerce business and placed big bets on licensed toys for “Star Wars” and Lego movies that missed expectations.’

https://www.wsj.com/articles/toys-r-us-once-a-category-killer-is-forced-into-bankruptcy-1505792620?mod=e2fb