Archive for January, 2009

Newsflash – Obama keeping his Blackberry

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

At least according to a report I just saw on CNN. And well he should,for a variety of reasons… Obama’s link to America: his BlackBerry As president, keeping in touch with friends and critics alike will be crucial to his ability to govern. By John D. Podesta January 20, 2009 ‘Let the man have his […]

Smart Move by Apple

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

This showed up in one of the listserves I belong to today. Here’s a link to one article about it. They are probably lots of others though. The info on the Apple store page looks like it has been updated but I didn’t see anything new yet on Apple support “tech specs” page. Looks like […]

I helped….

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

to make this happen… Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Concentrix expands global capability with investment in new contact center in Costa Rica Rochester, NY – January 14, 2009 – Concentrix Corporation, a global knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) company and wholly owned subsidiary of SYNNEX Corporation (NYSE: SNX), announced today the company has made an equity investment […]

The Usefulness of Linkedin

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

I saw this question on Linkedin the other day, and it intrigued me: ——————– We receive Linkedin Invites, we accept but has it been fruitfull? Are we able to get business and help each other? Day in and out we try to multiple our network, we receive invites and we accept. Guys, have you been […]

Back in the Saddle Again

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

For those of you who have been wondering why I have not posted much in the last couple of months…. The truth is that I have been swamped with business. I actually had to turn down a very prestigious job sponsored by the World Development Bank, becuase I had too much business. I have been […]

Blackberry Service Comes to Costa Rica

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

Blackberry Service, common to most of the industrialized world, has finally come to Costa Rica. I picked up a brand spanking new 8120 on Monday. This after waiting nearly 3 months for a line. Of course ICE, (The Costa Rican Telecomunications Monopoly), offered only two models of Blackberry devices, the Pearl, which I purchased directly […]

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