This video shows an unscientific but intriguing battle between Adobe Flash and HTML5 on mobile devices. For all the talk about HTML5 being the savior of Web video, you might expect it to not get trounced so thoroughly.
The Nexus One was supposed to be the be-all end-all of Android phones. It was supposed to revolutionize the way phones are sold, and put Google at the forefront of the smartphone revolution. It did none of those things. And now it's dead.
An analyst at Goldman Sachs has thrown a wrench into the works of Google's smartphone by downgrading the sales forecast of the Nexus One. Initial expectations were high: analysts had said as many as 3.5 million units would be sold in the first year. But with just 80,000 sold in the first month, according to mobile analytic group Flurry, figures have now been revised down to around a million.
Having the right approach to globalization will define successful leadership in 2010. While financial institutions toppled in 2009, new industries were born. While industry incumbents struggled to survive, new entrants thrived. It’s in the sharp corners of when industries and economies turn that new leaders emerge. Today’s leaders understand the importance of globalization. Globalization is one of the fundamental laws of business. If business were physics, then globalization would be its gravity.