In today’s roundup of news links, we meet a man developing technology to improve cell network speeds by a factor of 1,000; we find out the real advantage of Amazon; we learn to speak Entrepreneurese; and we find out whystocks are overvalued…except for Facebook.
The Edison of Silicon Valley — Business Week
Perlman patiently explains that he’s developing a new type of wireless technology that’s about 1,000 times faster than the current cell networks. It will, he says, end dropped calls and network congestion, and pump high-definition movies to any computing device anywhere.
Amazon’s Scorched-Earth War Against the Rest of Us — Mother Jones
What is Amazon.com’s biggest advantage over its competition? One-click ordering? The ability to go shopping in your pajamas? Its enormous selection? Those all play a role, but Christopher Caldwell thinks the real answer is the fact that Amazon’s customers mostly don’t have to pay statetax:
It is the tax exemption, not the technology, that most distinguishes Amazon from its rivals.
This next article is interesting. Anyone have any to add?
All of these terms are critical to speaking like a true entrepreneur and picking up on what otherare actually saying to you. Keep in mind that while these definitions do not apply in all cases, more often than not, they’re spot-on. Pull up your chair for your first lesson in Entrepreneurese 101.
Bubble Trouble — Barron’s
Investor enthusiasm for social-media stocks is way overblown—except when it comes to Facebook.
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