The media is understandably drawn to stories which immediately grab the attention of potential readers. This can involve salacious stories of the antics of celebrities and politicians, or the simplification of complex international conflicts.
Stories which feature vast sums of money or riches made quickly and effortlessly always make for great headlines and good reading, as the average person vicariously envisions themselves suddenly and miraculously achieving great wealth.
Such was the case recently with the mobile game Flappy Bird.
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What is the difference between Apple, Google, and Microsoft? The “Big Three” tech companies, while in competition with each other in various segments, each have their own distinct financial profile: the best way to understand the differences between these three publicly traded companies is to look at the detailed reports each is required to file every quarter.
Here’s the breakdown, using the segments that each company uses to define how its business is organized:
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At over 4.5 billion years old, the completion of one more revolution around the sun, as humans count it, is perhaps not such an important milestone for the watery blue rock we reside on. For the humans on this galactic ride however, 365 rotations can be a lifetime.
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This past year was an exciting one for me both personally and professionally. During 2013, Silverleaf Computer Services enjoyed some significant growth. Over the past year, the company:
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Cyber Monday is here, and online retailers are scrambling for customers by offering discounts, promotions, and “exclusive” deals on every device imaginable. With so many tablets, laptops, desktops, accessories, and specifications to consider, shopping online for the latest tech can be overwhelming – but it doesn’t have to be!
Since the focus of Silverleaf is professional technology consulting, my goal this holiday season is to make sure that my clients make informed technology purchasing decisions – AND that they get a great deal on follow up support.
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1. NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Gigabit Router (installation coming soon!)
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1. Testing the power supply unit (PSU) of a professional grade custom PC, used for 3D rendering and graphics work.
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In a stunning upset, up-and-comer www.silverleafcs.com beats heavyweight www.healthcare.gov in almost every speed test category!
View the results from www.gtmetrix.com below:
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If you’ve been following the news lately, you’d think it was the beginning of the end for the Personal Computer industry.
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