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Microsoft’s NEW CEO Tells Women Not to Ask For a Pay Raise

Posted: October 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Microsoft’s NEW CEO Tells Women Not to Ask For a Pay Raise

Microsoft's NEW CEO Tells Women Not to Ask For a Pay RaiseThere’s a reason Microsoft left such a huge chasm between CEO’s – remember the hijinks of Steve B? and congratulations to new CEO Satya Nadella – it seems the folk that pick these people might need a little self reflection.

Having ranted all that, it seems the new CEO has done something we all thought unattainable, he’s made people give a f_ck about Microsoft for the first time in years.

Nadella achieved this emotional engagement by offering up the most misogynisticly deplorable advice to women in the workplace. Not since Australia’s Prime Minister advised women to dull-down their expectations has a man at the top uttered such fowl advice.

“I think it’d be folly to expect that women will ever dominate or even approach equal representation in large numbers, simply because their aptitudes, abilities and interests are different for physiological reasons” Tony Abbott

According to Nadella the female ‘confidence gap’ is a sham? Nadella made his pickled remarks on stage at an event to celebrate the marginalized accomplishments of women in the technology industry… Seriously?! :: Read the full article »»»»

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UPDATED! Amazon's Kindle Fire: Let the Tablet Wars Begin

Posted: October 3rd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on UPDATED! Amazon's Kindle Fire: Let the Tablet Wars Begin

UPDATED: An IHS analysis reveals Amazon’s business model for its new Kindle Fire tablet, with the company willing to settle for a razor-thin margin on sales of devices and digital content in order to achieve the larger goal of promoting merchandize sales at its online store. A preliminary virtual estimate conducted by the IHS iSuppli Teardown Analysis Service places Kindle Fire’s bill of materials (BOM) cost at $191.65. With the addition of manufacturing expenses, the total cost to produce the Kindle Fire rises to $209.63.

Amazon’s unveiling of it’s Kindle Fire Tablet will certainly shake up the industry and pose one of the biggest threats to Apples dominance with  iPad, Which is why the technology world has its eyes firmly planted on the online retailer as it launches itself into the ubergadget world… Before Amazon even had a chance to release the Kindle Fire at their press event, the big news had already slipped out. The Amazon Kindle Fire will be a 7-inch Android tablet with a $199 price tag. Amazon’s Jeff Bezos took center stage to unveiled the company’s latest branding icon. Slotted for release on November 15, 2011, the Kindle Fire is about to shake it up. Amazon has serious brand recognition, a solidly loyal bunch of Kindle e-reader owners, and a Web-based e-commerce platform that includes one-click access to buying e-books, movies, digital music downloads, its own Android app store, and streaming media catalog. All this  adds up to Amazon being uniquely positioned to go head-to-head with Apple Inc in the tablet market and become a formidable competitor across the industry M★C  READ MORE

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