Happy Mother's Day! Yay...
Gerry Purdy: Why HP buying Palm will succeed. I must tell you that as I play with my iPad, I am struck by the fact that even more than on smartphone, WebOS is actually a significantly better OS than the iPhone OS. The multitasking, the management of running apps, easy cut-and-paste, easy swapping; I think it will work. (Especially with a slide-out physical keyboard :)
Important question: Did the Coyote ever catch the Roadrunner? Answer carefully before clicking through...
SpaceX have posted an update as they prepare for the inaugural launch of the Falcon 9. If it works, great, they have a contract to take over from the Space Shuttle to resupply the ISS. If it doesn't... well, that would be bad.
Why Newsweek failed. "Newsweek's chief competitor wasn't The Economist. Newsweek's chief competitor was actually People Magazine. People won." Of course Newsweek chose their competition through the positioning of their magazine. They could have chosen to position against The Economist. They would have lost that, too.
So, is an MBA a plus or a minus in the startup world? A plus, duh... the kind of question only people who haven't lived in the real world ask...
ZooBorns of the day: a Cheetah Mom and her family.
Happy Mother's Day, everyone!