Michael Rendel

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Sears Is Not A Retail Story, It's A Holding Company Holding A Fire Sale

It may be time to simply face the hard truth that journalists, analysts and shoppers have got Sears all wrong. This isn’t a retailer, not anymore.<p>Technically, it has stores and sells merchandise in the billions of dollars. But those sales have have been declining for a decade as have assets.<p>Sears …

The Middle Way: Inside Lenovo's Bid To Build A Better Tablet

When you bring out 180 new products a year, as Lenovo does, it’s hard to get fired up for every launch. But for CEO Yang Yuanqing, the arrival of the Chinese PC maker’s Yoga tablet, under wraps for over a year, is a big deal and not just because “product engineer” and actor/tech investor Ashton …

As Our Faith In The Cloud Dims, Apple Has Doubled Down With Its Touch ID Secure Enclave

This has been a bad week for the NSA—and the big tech companies. Recent Snowden leaks revealed that the NSA has been intercepting traffic between the supposedly secure servers of companies like Google and Yahoo! But its ability to do so points to the amount of intact user content that tech …

Apple Introduces Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks on stage during an Apple product announcement at the Apple campus on September 10, 2013 in Cupertino, California. The company launched two new iPhones.

11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …