Open Source vs. Open Core
Posted Jul 22 2010 by Ryan Thrash with 0 Comment(s)
After our recent product launch (as in roughly a dozen hours ago), Barb Mosher indirectly raised a very salient question in her article:
Like Drupal, Joomla and WordPress, MODx is licensed under the GPL. This means that the MODx Revolution core software will remain open and free. But beyond this the field is open.
I'd like to offer some clarity on this question. MODx is an Open Source company, everything to date has been released under an OS license. We also don't want to restrict how MODx developers license their work, a different type of freedom than offered from many, if not most, OS projects. We think this will help companies transition from being slaves to selling hours into selling products.
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AAPL: Here We Go Again
Posted Apr 18 2013 by Ryan Thrash with 0 Comment(s)
Apple stock dipped near $400 yesterday (April 17, 2013). They release earnings next Tuesday. Historically speaking and if memory serves me correctly, $AAPL almost always dips after earnings reports—buying on the selloff due to “disappointment” would be my play if getting back into $AAPL.
The stock is currently getting negative sentiment from (arguably hack) analysts (with historically goofy track records on $AAPL) listening to Digitimes supplier checks (not a historically reliable source) … but my gut says it’s a buy around here. Foxxcon, their leading supplier is trying to hire 10,000 new employees to build stuff—you do the math. Oh, and they sell north of $4B a week (their average last quarter) and have ~$140B in the bank…
What could Apple do … they're doomed, right?
There’s a few things Apple …