Uber Crash

What’s Eating $Uber? -Massive Lock-Up Expiration, Lack of Earnings, Ill-defined Business Model?

Something unusual will happen Wednesday Oct 6. Uber will have the biggest lock-up expiration in history.  RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Mahaney estimates that 1.7 billion shares will become…


Thoughts on the Apple pain trade

I don't see the point in taking a needless loss.  They should have made a larger size screen phone and I assume they will.  When Google starts making a computer you really want to own then I'll get…


Apple will sue Google next

"Our lawsuit is saying, 'Google you f***ing ripped off the iPhone, wholesale ripped us off,'" Jobs said, according to Isaacson. "I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every…


Thoughts on Apple vs. Samsung trial

I doubt if the two companies will settle and my guess is that it goes to the jury next week.  If someone blinks, it will be Samsung.  After all the trial is in Apple's backyard and you know the last…


Facebook IPO Seen Deepening Investor Distrust of Stocks - Bloomberg

Facebook IPO Seen Deepening Investor Distrust Of Stocks By Elizabeth Ody and Margaret Collins - May 25, 2012 10:01 PM MT Facebook Inc. (FB)’s initial public offering, plagued by trading errors and a…


The New Share Class Warfare

After hours and after earnings last night, Google (GOOG) announced a 2:1 share split.  However the split has an ulterior motive other than reducing the cost per share, as Google's co-founders are…


Google Probed By Regulators Due To Privacy Issues

Google just can't seem to stay out of the spotlight in the arena of online privacy.  Ever since they decided to "simplify" their online agreement, (see here, and here, and here) they have been…


We are looking for an ad agency, marketing group or individual with core competency in demographic, geographic, and retargeting online advertising.

It's astonishing how display ads have gotten so sophisticated.  Did you know that when you look at a web site the ads that you see are  probably only seen by you and the few hundred or thousand…


Google's Privacy Policy: Strike One

Not nine days after Google releases their new-and-improved privacy policy, we have some first hand results of its intrusiveness.   Jonathan Mayer, a graduate student from Stanford University,…


Use Google? YouTube? Have a Gmail account? Worried? Maybe You Should Be: Part 3

It's here.  Google's new simplified privacy policy popped up today when I opened my Reader account, (if you don't follow, here's Part 1 and Part 2) and after 30 minutes or so I came to a single…