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How Steve Jobs Bought a Company

Steve JobsIt was 2009 – ages ago in Internet time – and there was this little company called Lala.com. This was an online streaming music service where you could preview songs, stream music from your collection, and buy CDs from the Lala store.

And according to ZDNet, Lala was a real thorn in Steve Jobs’ side because it competed with Apple’s iTunes. Continue reading

Going big, really big at Google

“Go Big Or Go Home.” That’s what I often advise my students when I’m helping them take on a new project or launch a new business. And now I know that Google’s CEO agrees with me.

I just saw a Wired magazine article that was published this week. In it, Google CEO Larry Page sat down for a rare interview with one of the magazine’s editors – and this caught my eye: Continue reading