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Archive for September, 2010

  • Sep 13, 2010
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Laptops, tablets, netbooks: let the cannibalization begin!

     Samsung launched its Galaxy Galaxy Tab at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin this summer:  its challenge to Apple’s iPad.  It has a 7-inch screen and weighs just 380gr (the iPad weighs 730g and has a 9.7-inch screen) and runs the latest version of Google’s Android operating system.  I had the opportunity to […]


  • Sep 12, 2010
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Bank capital and Basel III: a (really) short guide

12 September 2010 — For the curious but uninitiated, we thought this very brief primer prepared by our colleagues at the Financial Times would help you understand bank capital, Basel III and all that. What is bank capital?   It is the funds – traditionally a mix of equity and debt – that banks have to hold in […]


  • Sep 6, 2010
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E-books fail the classroom test … but inexorably march on

6 September 2010 – Business schools.  Ahead of the curve when it comes to management theory and innovation.  Impressive when it comes to the implementation of cutting-edge technology such as e-book readers.  Well, maybe not.  Based on Kindle pilot program undertaken by seven US colleges (including two business schools, the University of Washington Foster School of […]


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