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CA's richest company sees smartphone future more clearly than critics

I am not an Apple cultist. I like the Silicon Valley icon, California's richest company, a great deal and agree that Steve Jobs is a transcendent historical figure. But I gave up on my iPhone 4 when I saw that Google's

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Google’s first U.S.-built smart phone coming to TX, not CA 2

June 4, 2013 By John Seiler As I reported yesterday, Apple is building its new GPU unit in Florida, not California. Now this: “Google-owned Motorola is working on a new smartphone that is made up of the things you’d expect:

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Apple right to avoid ridiculous taxes 3

May 22, 2013 By John Seiler Apple Inc. is the world’s most profitable and admired company. It’s also the world’s biggest tax dodger. Reported the Wall Street Journal of a U.S. Senate grilling of CEO Tim Cook, “The Senate panel,

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China bashing doesn’t help California 7

Oct. 26, 2012 By Joseph Perkins I imagine that Jeremy Potash, executive director of the California-Asia Business Council, winced this week while watching the foreign policy debate between President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. Her group is trying to increase

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Brown Wrong on Factory Job Loss Rate 12

FEB. 2, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California Gov. Jerry Brown may have met his moment of infamy on a Feb 1 TV show.  He said, “California is losing manufacturing jobs at a rate no faster than the rest of the

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Apple Cracking Textbook Racket

John Seiler: The biggest ripoff going is textbooks for K-12 and, even worse, college. I know some college kids who spend way more than $1,000 a year for required textbooks for their college classes. Usually the texts are sub-par regurgitations

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Silicon Valley Should Buy Hollywood 0

Commentary: JAN. 19, 2012 By JOHN SEILER The Hollywood movie and recording companies are trying to censor the Internet. They’re pushing SOPA and PIPA: the Stop Online Piracy Act in the House and the Protect Intellectual Property Act in the

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Does Not Compute 0

John Seiler: Over the years I’ve written many times how it  remains a mystery that the state that continues to produce the Internet Revolution can’t get its government computers to work right. That pretty much tells you all you need

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