The ROI of acronyms

Sept. 21, 2007
China’s Internet cafes
The Tech Chronicles
It’s 11:30 on a Thursday night and almost all the computers are occupied at this Internet cafe in Shanghai.

”The curtains are drawn, the lighting is bad, but for a dollar or two the mostly 20-something men can spend hours here, instant messaging, watching videos, reading blogs and playing online games.”

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The ROI of acronyms
Tech Web
John Soat unveils his favourite acronyms.

“One of business’s favorite acronyms is ROI; one of the technology industry’s is SOA. Put them together and what do you get?”

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Patent reform bad for start ups
Tech dirt
Mike Masnick on patent reform not being the best go to market business model.

”There are some news reports coming out about “small inventors” and “startups” coming out against patent reform, but when you read between the lines, that’s not what’s happening at all. What’s happening is that a few entrepreneurs who have relied heavily on patents as part of their business model are coming out against patents. That’s not surprising.“

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