Since launching our revolutionary Ulitzer platform we have been the butt of a
smear campaign perpetrated by a small number of social media terrorists from
within Adobe's Flex user community.
Ulitzer, Inc. owns www.sys-con.com.
I cannot imagine a Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Google, or Apple employee publicly
writing "SYS-CON should die!" under his or her corporate credentials, or
leaving reader feedback on a Gartner blog implying "SYS-CON are thieves"
next to his or her corporate credentials especially when the allegation is
false and carries legal consequences.
Naturally we documented these attacks and forwarded them to Adobe CEO
Shantanu Narayen. Adobe assured us that none of its employees would do such a
thing and claimed it must be a few "disgruntled" members of the Flex
In other words Adobe shrugged off the libels and failed to rein in its
At SYS-CON Media we see our inventories are filling up to 100% capacity for
the months of November, December, and January, and we are seeing
better-than-normal RFP activity for the first quarter of 2010.
When I say this, I am comparing the current insertion order activity to the
same period last year. We will be closing 2009 roughly 32% below 2008 in
revenues (far better than any other tech media company), which forced us to
reduce our expenses for the same period by around 40%. Last fall, while the
world was falling apart, we were preparing for a ... (more)
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I left Chicago late the night of December 30, via Turkish Airlines to spend
the New Year with my mom in Turkey.
Our plane arrived in Istanbul the next evening.
There were five hours left until the New Year and the traffic from the
airport to the hotel was bumper-to-bumper.
I saw this on a CNN International program. I don't think there is another
country on earth that loves their Papa Noel (Santa Claus), Christmas trees
and Christmas music more than Turkey. And I am not sure if there is another
Muslim country out there that is in love with Christmas like the T... (more)
SAP AG announced late Sunday that the SAP Supervisory Board has reached a
mutual agreement with CEO Leo Apotheker not to extend his contract as a
member of the SAP Executive Board.
The company press release on Sunday read as follows:
"Leo Apotheker has resigned as CEO and member of the SAP Executive Board
"The SAP Executive Board, in agreement with the SAP Supervisory Board, has
appointed two Co-CEOs: Bill McDermott, head of field organization and Jim
Hagemann Snabe, head of product development, both already members of the SAP
"In additi... (more)
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The Right Honorable Hubert Alexander Ingraham, Prime Minister of The Bahamas
arrived in Cat Cay on Saturday, February 13, 2010 to begin the 75th
Anniversary Celebration of Cat Cay.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Hon. O.A.T. Tommy Turnquest MP and Mrs.
Turnquest, Minister of National Security.