The Enron Story: Where is this e-Business Go Wrong?
Set up Enron Online a Market Place for Commodities Trading
They served as third party to every deal.
Enron bought commodities and then resold them
They made money on the margin
They did not use the eBay model of simply connecting buyers and sellers
System depends on buyer and seller confidence in Enron
Off-book accounts, used to hide loses, to push stock prices up unraveled it all
SatireWire: Microsoft Agrees to Breakup in a Surprise Move
Microsoft has agreed to be broken up into two companies
One will produce operating system and application software
The second will produce patches
Tech Talk Guest: Matthew Clemente
Successful Stratford Graduate
After completing Stratford’s programming curriculum, Matt secured a job that involves both network management and database-driven web site design and deployment.
Prior to Stratford, he was a customer service representative with a publishing company.
He completed his BA in Spanish from Denison University in 1991.
Stratford provided the right "skills packaging" to get Matt started in his new career direction.
Popular Mechanics Editors Choice for Consumer Electronics Show
Xybernaut Wearable Computer
Fairfax, VA company
Poma Wearable Computer
Eyeglass monitor, mobile mouse, CPU on the belt.
$1,500 price tag
MobileModem by Motient Corp from Reston Virginia
First device to provide real-time always-on access to e-mail messages for Palm V PDAs
Wherify GPS locator
Wherify Wireless, Inc
Worn on the wrist
Can locate a child?s whereabouts via the Internet
Will be released soon.? About $400, plus monthly monitoring charges.
Qualcomm turns cell phones into GPs
Can convert cell phones to GPs devices by adapting emergency-tracking technology
GpsOne positioning technology uses assisted GPs (A-GPS)
A-GPS uses cell phone towers to assist GPs satellites to fix a cell phone position
The MillionManLan organization brings together two of the most successful lanparties in the country.
Lantrocity on the west coast
Lanwar in the east.
Together these two parties have serviced over 10,000 gamers in the past 5 years
AOL/Time Warner Rumored to Buy RedHat Linux
Source of rumor: Washington Post
A great strategic move
Go for it.
Next Start February 11 th
Stratford at the 4 Your Health Expo all weekend
Ted is in admissions this morning
Traffic to Stratford?s website is up 40% this month