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#76 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001


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Posted 07 January 2013 - 06:57 AM

Hmmm....always thought the IRS had the firm #1 position on this title.
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:25 AM

Hmmm....always thought the IRS had the firm #1 position on this title.

They are just mean to the Tax payers, not their employees LOL!:lol:

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 10:42 AM

Problem is, RIM isn't innovating. They're playing catch-up after resting on their laurels.

No, problem is that RIM didn't recognize that it dominated a smaller market. The security-concerned business market. They wanted to be a consumer company when their strength was in business and security.

They overextended their reach because they were not satisfied with a solid market that they had won. They wanted to play with the "big boys" and it cost them.
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#79 OFFLINE   Barry in Conyers

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:14 AM

You honestly think they would say here you go charlie.

Not a fan of Dish or Ergen, but I don't think there is ANYTHING that DirecTV senior management would not do if they were offered sufficient personal financial reward.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:28 PM

Sounds familiar. Someone else used "litigation as a profit center" and "went to war" in court against competitors, suppliers, whoever. That was Ross Perot.

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