Comment on “How sticky is Android?”

If you’re not reading Horace Dediu’s asymco, you’re missing out on the best mobile systems analysis and numbers in the business. I took the time to comment on his recent How sticky is Android article and I’m reprinting here for the record. I appreciate the “sunk cost” notion [of smartphone stickiness], but I think for…

Patent lawsuits = innovation tax

I love Mike Masnick. Basically, if you build anything even remotely innovative these days, you’re going to get sued for patent infringement, probably multiple times. It’s become a massive tax on innovation, rather than a lever for innovation. from: Nokia Getting Killed In The Smartphone Market… So Of Course It Sues For Patent Infringement