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The More Things Change…

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As readers who’ve been with me for a while are well aware; I’ve made no bones about my feelings of many of today’s Wall Street darlings such as Facebook®, Twitter®, and so forth.

Although I criticize them, it doesn’t mean, nor should it be misconstrued that I’m belittling their original products or services. I believe now as I did when introduced the ability to connect or rapidly deploy information is groundbreaking. How these companies are suddenly worth Billions if not tens of Billions of dollars, while hardly generating any revenue let alone profit – is quite another. (more…)