DAILY FIVE (12/16)

16 December 2010

1. Commerce To Release Its Privacy Report, National Journal, Juliana Gruenwald

The Commerce Department will release its privacy report Thursday with policy recommendations aimed at balancing consumer privacy while still promoting online commerce and innovation.

2. 5 Tech Vendors’ Different Views on the ‘IT-for-Green’ Opportunity, Reuters, Christopher Mines

My industry-analyst duties have taken me to a number of industry and tech-vendor events this fall; in fact, looking back at my calendar I have been out of my home area in Boston for 9 of the last 12 weeks. The upside of all that time in airplane seats is that I get to meet and interact with leaders across the technology industry, including supplier companies large and small, and their customers and partners.

3. Success of iPad shows sceptics tablets are here to stay, The National, David George Cosh

In 1888, the American inventor Elisha Gray was granted a patent for the teleautograph, a device that captured handwriting on an electronic tablet. That technology was the beginning of what has today become one of the most innovative and dynamic sectors in the electronic technology industry.

4. President Obama to CEOs: ‘I Want to Dispel Any Notion We Want to Inhibit Your Success’, ABC News, Jake Tapper

“I want to dispel any notion we want to inhibit your success,” President Obama told 20 CEOs this morning, according to a source in the room. “We want to be boosters because when you do well, America does well.”

5. How Apple Will Become The Most Valuable Company In America, 24/7 Wall St., Douglas McIntyre

Apple is the second largest company in America based on its market value after oil giant Exxon Mobil. Apple is ahead of other public corporations with higher revenue, including Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, Berkshire Hathaway and AT&T. Wall Street analysts say that Apple’s value is based on its rapid growth which is not matched by any other huge US company.

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