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Lessons Learned from a Hacked Blog

For six years, I wrote a blog about Nortel Networks called All About Nortel. What started as an experiment to see if I could write a blog about a single company turned into a fascinating adventure as Nortel skewered itself … Continue reading

Canada Needs to Save RIM

Canada needs to save Research in Motion, the country’s flagship high-tech company and, arguably, one of the country’s most important economic engines. Putting aside speculation about who may want to acquire RIM in the wake of Google’s $12.5-billion plan to … Continue reading

The Official and Sad End of Nortel

Pretty soon, Nortel will finally disappear after two and a half years of bankruptcy protection. The final chapter will be written when an auction of 6,000 patents will be completed – a process that has apparently attracted more than 100 … Continue reading

Six Reasons Why RIM is No Nortel

In the wake of Research in Motion’s disappointing financial outlook recently, the anxiousness about the company’s future has been cranked up. This included a highly-speculative story in the Toronto Star about how RIM could become a takeover target. Even more … Continue reading

Nortel: Messy ‘Til the Bitter End

If Nortel was a movie, it might be called “The Company That Couldn’t Shoot Straight”. Two years after filing for bankruptcy protection, Nortel is still on life support but refuses to go away quietly even as it divests its last … Continue reading

Nortel’s November

November looks like it could be an interesting month for Nortel. Here’s what’s on tap: – Nov. 13: The auction for the metro Ethernet networking business is scheduled to take place, although there are reports it could be delayed to … Continue reading