Apple's secret iPad advantage: The supply chain -- How is it that Apple is able to beat every single tablet vendor on price? Their secret sauce: The supply chain.
Gary Locke to meet Dabbawalas!!
US to learn supply-chain tricks from Mumbai's Dabbawalas -- Apart from the scheduled meetings with India's top space and nuclear energy administrators and corporate honchos, the US commerce secretary, Gary Locke, would also meet the famed Dabbawalas in Mumbai. Locke, who was leading a 24 US businesses on a high tech trade mission on Feb 6-11, would visit the dabbawalahs to learn about the unique logistics operation that delivered home-cooked food to thousands of people daily in Mumbai.
Boomers are Driving a New Entrepreneurship Boom -- Contrary to what most of you might guess, the highest rate of entrepreneurial activity over the last few years is not Gen-Y young upstarts, but Baby Boomers in the 55-64 year age group. In fact, according to a study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, these Boomers are actually driving a new entrepreneurship boom.
Verizon's Apple iPhone 4 Hides 'World Mode' Chip -- Apple's decision to redesign the new iPhone 4 for Verizon may have paid off for Qualcomm as well as users, with a new antenna design. In a preliminary teardown, iSuppli said late Monday that the firm has discovered a Qualcomm MDM6600 baseband processor inside of it, which theoretically means that the iPhone 4 can support both GSM and CDMA.
- Sheena Moore