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Columns

This is a column I wrote that ran in the Technology section of the Globe on Thursday, and on globetechnology.com The exclamation mark in their company's name must really bug people at Yahoo! sometimes -- like when the CEO announces that Yahoo's profit fell almost 40 per cent in the most recent quarter, as he…
It's nice to see a couple of brave voices suggesting that Google, which has climbed by almost 400 per cent since it went public less than 18 months ago, might be a little overvalued -- or at least "fully valued," as analysts like to say when they're trying to be cautious. Are they right? That…

Apple and the future of music

by Mathew on January 10, 2006

Here's a column I'm working on for globeandmail.com: Once an also-ran in the computer and personal electronics game, Apple Computer is now one of the superstars in that universe, thanks to the magic combination of a sexy and user-friendly music player -- the iPod -- and a profit-spinning online store called iTunes. The company's handhelds…

Hey Sony — wake up

by Mathew on November 14, 2005 · 1 comment

Here's a column I posted at globeandmail.com about Sony's DRM rootkit fiasco: "For a company that has so much great technology behind it, including a number of firsts like the compact disc and the portable music player, Sony Corp. often seems to behave more like a dinosaur -- and a slow-moving, club-footed dinosaur at that.…

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Column: Call it YahooVo?

by Mathew on November 8, 2005

Here's a column I posted at globeandmail.com about rumours that Yahoo might acquire TiVo: "In what was no doubt a welcome ray of sunshine for shareholders of TiVo, the maker of personal video recorders announced a deal with Internet portal and search engine company Yahoo, which will allow TiVo owners to click a TV listing…