Google in Alphabet – Hope for a great potential

With the restructuring of the tech giant Google, did we just witness the magical recipe of Berkshire Hathaway being applied in the tech industry as well? Such corporate announcements form great case studies and provide good fodder for thought experiments to evaluate the decision from various perspectives. Here are some of my thoughts on the…

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Opportunities Created by the Long Tails

Digital world is overtaking the physical world in every aspect of human life. Twitter and Facebook have digitized social relationships; Netflix has replaced family movie outing; XBOX, Nintendo and Sony have replaced indoor family time and to some extent even outdoor games / activities. This month Revenue from online streaming of music (such as Pandora, XBOX,…

Gold Mined from the Mind

The paradox of Gold glittered this week and made me a bit wiser. Apple launched what it called a ‘uniquely luxurious’ Gold Edition Watch priced at $17,000 and allured its customers to the sheen of the yellow metal. Also this week Gold prices witnessed its worst losing streak in more than 40 years with nine…