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Ben Thompson / stratechery:
The Deal That Makes No Sense   —  Early this morning Microsoft acquired Nokia for €3.79 billion (plus €1.65 billion for patents).  It is a deal that makes no sense.  While industry observers love to pontificate about mergers and acquisitions, the reality is that most ideas are value-destoying.
Sep 3, 2013, 6:30 AMIn context
Ben Thompson / stratechery:
If Steve Ballmer Ran Apple   —  Bear with me, I know my premise is ridiculous.  —  Imagine Steve Ballmer was right now the CEO of Apple, with the same set of products and opportunities.  Suspend disbelief about cultural clashes, or organization structure.  Presume Ballmer could set the strategy …
Aug 25, 2013, 6:40 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / stratechery:
C is for Choices   —  I have to admit, it was a bit of a thrill breaking the news to the western world of the latest iPhone leak: … Still, it really wasn't anything new (although I did learn the reason for dual flash), and certainly nothing of strategic import. … So let's analyze.
Aug 21, 2013, 7:55 PMIn context
Ben Thompson / stratechery:
The Intel Opportunity   —  A new CEO has taken over Intel.  Their core business, upon which the company has been built, is floundering.  Does the new CEO, who is not really new at all (he's the current COO), have the vision to ensure Intel's continued success?
May 3, 2013, 1:25 AMIn context

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