Category Archives: microsoft

Microsoft/Apple/Google: can you spot the company from its staffer’s description?

Welcome to Microsoft. Photo by mbtrama on Flickr. Some rights reserved Given that I’m writing a book about Microsoft, Apple and Google, and about the business practices inside them and what sorts of effects they lead to, I felt quite … Continue reading

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A request: does anyone have (or know where to find) Apple’s and Microsoft’s financials from 1980-1998 or so?

A simple request, but it’s one of those ones where once you start looking you keep ending up in blind alleys. What I want: some numbers for Apple’s financial results (sales, profit, ideally numbers of machines sold and average selling … Continue reading

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The Rivals: prospective title for a book about Microsoft, Apple and Google

Welcome to my little blog. I’m writing a book which has the loose title above (don’t worry, it’ll almost certainly change by the time it comes to be published). And I wondered if you’d like to help, in return for … Continue reading

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