Earlier in the week Microsoft announced that it signed a similar deal with Onkyo on Android patents. Microsoft is on a roll.
Online ad spending is on the way up, with Facebook leading the surge ( no surprise there). However, surprising figure in the mix is the growth share of Microsoft ( current and projected)
This is about as level headed Krugman is going to get. While he indulges in usual name calling his intellectual opponents, it is a lot more mellowed than it on his own blog. I have not watched to the Q&A session.
This article in WSJ came to my attention because of this remark by Prof. Robert Gordon:
Taken together many economists agree on how this recovery stacks up: “It is the worst, no question about it,” says Robert Gordon, a Northwestern University professor and a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research’s business cycle dating committee, which is widely considered the official arbiter of the beginning and end of recessions. His colleague, Stanford professor Robert Hall, who runs the committee, says it’s “absolutely right” that this is the worst recovery yet.
Macroeconomics by Robert Gordon happens to be the text book used for the Macroeconomics course I am taking this summer.
Texas creates 4 out of every 10 U.S jobs. Numbers are real says LA times.