Survey: most tablet shopping IT buyers will go with iPad

Apple’s iPad has the almost undivided attention of corporate IT departments right now. According to a ChangeWave Research survey of 1,604 business IT buyers, they are interested in little else. Of those planning to buy tablets, 84 percent will choose the iPad in the next quarter.

NVCA data shows more money & fewer new VCs

Fewer venture firms raised more money during 2011. A smaller industry with more money, plus an active angel community that can put money in early stage deals, means entrepreneurs are likely to face the biggest fundraising challenge at the Series B round.

Corporate Cleantech Investors Gearing Up, Too

Venture capital spending on cleantech isn’t the only thing that’s up. According to a new report out from Ernst & Young, three-quarters of corporate investors surveyed said they plan to increase their budgets for cleantech investments between 2012 and 2014.

Change Is Good, But It’s Also Really Hard

Large companies are develop a certain culture and a set of ethos, procedures, processes and a work environment that defines them and their future. These define their corporate DNA. It is hard to change. You can’t buy it. And if you don’t know it, you die.

The New Yardstick: If You’re Not Apple, You Lose

Companies were afraid of Microsoft in the 90s. If they decided to enter your space, you’d be out of business, if you weren’t lucky enough to be bought by them. That’s not the case anymore. In this sense, Apple is the Microsoft of this decade.

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Apple still bothers Gates

“You can always tell whether you’re on a Mac or on a PC…Just stick your applications in there and see whether they’ll…