Negative growth. Quiet riot. Jumbo shrimp.
Most of the time, I love oxymorons. But when they come from business practices that just make no sense, I have to scratch my head in astonishment. That is the case with the widely held and -- in my demure opinion -- mistaken belief that an information-hungry public should be starved of the vital data points it craves. So thanks for finally breaking the silence, Samsung.
So far, perhaps the biggest roadblock for Google's
If the Android community can't keep us updated on what's on the horizon, consumers may well forget the as-yet-unfulfilled promise of this refreshingly open smartphone technology.
That's why I'm so relieved to see the occasional slip of a corporate tongue. A couple of months ago, Motorola
In the U.S., that could be any of the majors, really. T-Mobile and Sprint Nextel
Whatever the partner, Samsung's first robot phones will arrive in the second quarter of 2009. Now I'm waiting on Motorola's first real press release. So far, this is marketing by absence of information -- break the oxymoronic silence, dudes.
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