November 4, 2011
Will 2012 bring major changes to Apple’s product line? On The VAR Guy, Dave Courbanou blogs about Apple’s future. “Rumours have long persisted that Apple would implant a retina display into the 10-inch tablet, but how long until Apple would do that remains to be seen. According to Digitimes, a source revealed there are two iPad prototypes under production, but whether either one has a retina display could not be confirmed,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
eBay boss declares era of e-commerce is over On The Register, Iain Thomson reports on eBay’s CEO’s thoughts on the shopping experience. “Speaking at the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, Donahoe said that the increasing use of mobile technology had blurred the barrier between e-commerce and regular retail to such an extent that the former term was essentially meaningless. Now consumers are walking into retail stores, and using their phones to identify better prices for goods they like, and will use either online or offline purchasing to get the price they want,” he writes. What’s your opinion?
NetSuite: The new SAP as ERP goes cloud? On ZDNet, Larry Dignan reports on the company’s recent earnings and its potential. “As for the outlook, NetSuite projected $63 million to $63.5 million ahead of Wall Street estimates of $62.9 million. NetSuite projected non-GAAP earnings of 4 cents a share, a penny below expectations. For 2012, NetSuite projected revenue for $290 million to $300 million, which was ahead of Wall Street’s $279 million estimate,” he writes. What’s your opinion?