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Richi Jennings
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It's Monday, so that can only mean a mean +Stephen Glasskeys macro... 
Is Google splitting up Google+? It appears so. There's also a new Google+ czar in town to right wrongs with Google's ailing social network. If Google will let him, that is.
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Yes, I agree, +雲鳳張. We should all live in peace with Google Plus.
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It's Friday, So it must be that +Zoe Goodacre again...
 
Generation Zap vs. Generation Gap #100witf
_ +Zoe Goodacre's latest opus of 100 words on +Forbes._
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He lived long. And he prospered.
 
Rest in peace, Leonard.
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L.O.G.I.C. = Leonard Often Graciously Inspired Colleagues....
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Today in eyeroll: #Apple sued again by #Smartflash, a '#patenttroll' 
(trollin' trollin' trollin')
 +Computerworld #AAPL 
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+Michael H although that's how it's supposed to work in the UK, the U.S. patent system doesn't work like that. The USPTO grants patents after only a cursory glance at the application. It's then up to competitors to fight it out in the courts.
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Wait, WHAT? #HP buying #Aruba, say deep-throats
 +Computerworld  #HPQ   #ARUN   
I mentioned it once, but I think I got away with it...
Super-secret-squirrel rumor-mongers say HP is buying Aruba Networks, a leading Wi-Fi infrastructure outfit. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers get connected...
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DRAMA: #FCC #netneutrality vote set for success (or NOT)
  #tomwheeler  +Computerworld +Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 
Things are looking hopeful for the FCC Chair Tom Wheeler's net-neutrality proposal. It appears democracy won. But there may be a last-minute, dramatic insect in the topical medicine...
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I have a suspicion that our bills from our ISP will include an extra fee for USF at some point. We'll have to wait and see I suppose. That is, if Verizon doesn't sue again. :)
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It's Monday, so that can only mean a mean +Stephen Glasskeys macro... 
Is Google splitting up Google+? It appears so. There's also a new Google+ czar in town to right wrongs with Google's ailing social network. If Google will let him, that is.
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This is a guest post by Jesse Lipson, VP and GM of Data Sharing, Citrix. The music industry has undergone quite a transformation over the last 15 years. Of course, we can often apply lessons from other industries to our own. source: Rhapsody Back in the 1990s, if I heard a song I [...]
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Generation Zap vs. Generation Gap #100witf
_ +Zoe Goodacre's latest opus of 100 words on +Forbes._
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I had to disguise his face, because there was no model release
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#Smartflash is being referred to as a patent troll, which isn't very nice.
Oh, wait, that was in Tyler, Texas. Never mind...
 
Today in eyeroll: #Apple sued again by #Smartflash, a '#patenttroll' 
(trollin' trollin' trollin')
 +Computerworld #AAPL 
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Update: Now Ericsson jumps on the bandwagon... 
http://goo.gl/news/HQGbt
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I mentioned it once, but I think I got away with it...
 
Wait, WHAT? #HP buying #Aruba, say deep-throats
 +Computerworld  #HPQ   #ARUN   
I mentioned it once, but I think I got away with it...
Super-secret-squirrel rumor-mongers say HP is buying Aruba Networks, a leading Wi-Fi infrastructure outfit. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers get connected...
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Wait... How can she say anything while she's deep throat? 
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Empathy: The Missing Spark In Your Communication Strategy?
 ~ by +Louise Kidney on +Forbes _[picture stars Tom Georgens being wetted by +Richard Bliss and +Matthew Butter]_
In the middle of last year, something a little magical happened. It didn't look like magic. In fact, it just looked like someone dumping a bucket of ice-cold water over someone else, live on TV. Nevertheless, it was the beginning of magic. Viral magic...
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Editor, analyst, writer, fool.
Introduction
ta/dba Richi Jennings Associates

Freelance editor/analyst/writer: 
  • Managing editor for NetAppVoice (Forbes)
  • Managing editor for EIT (CIO.com)
  • Regular writing at: IT Blogwatch (Computerworld) #itbw
Previous editing and writing gigs:
Conflicts and Disclosures

Likes/favorites/reshares/retweets/+1s etc. are not endorsements.
 
Richi's current and recent work includes: 
  • Advisory and technology consultancy for eleven GmbH, Karmasphere, MailShell, Metaswitch Networks, Oracle, Panasonic, Xandros, and others. 
  • Carbon footprint and LCA consultancy for EVEA Conseil, McAfee. 
  • Email deliverability consultancy for C/34 Corp., YouFig, ZipDX. 
  • Site editing for NetApp/Forbes, NetApp/CIO, Federated Media and HP.
  • Content-marketing consultancy for Citrix, Commtouch, Federated Media, FireRocket Concepts, HP, IDG UK, IDGe, NetApp, United Media, Symantec, Webroot, and others. 
  • Speaking and panel moderation engagements for Cisco, IBM, Kerio, NetApp, Novell, Revolution Events, Trend Micro, Xandros. 
  • Writing independent white papers for Cisco, Identum, Symantec, Trend Micro, Websense, and others. 
  • General freelance industry analysis work for Ferris Research's clients. 
  • M&A due diligence consultancy for Ferris Capital Partners' clients. 
  • Retention by various law firms as an expert witness in patent law cases (identities of law firms and their clients protected under NDAs). 
  • Consultancy for various hedge funds and other investment institutions (identities of clients protected under NDAs).
Richi holds stock only in blind VC trusts, which invest in startups -- specifically: 
  • Hargreave Hale AIM VCT1,
  • ProVen VCT. 
Disclosure last reviewed for accuracy December 11th, 2014.
Bragging rights
ASBPE- and Neal-winner. Manages the most-read Forbes BV page, which also won B2B Mag's Content Marketing award. Manages the most-read IDG BP page. Frequently the most-read writer at Computerworld. Yet, strangely, still a nice bloke. Also not a Lolita.
Education
  • Reading University
    Cybernetics and Comp. Sci., 1983 - 1987
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Friends, Networking
Birthday
June 3, 1966
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Other names
Rich Jennings, Richie Jennings, Richard Jennings, richij, richi, 117220625678034723010, Richi Jennings Associates, Lolita Richi
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Editor, analyst, writer
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Content marketing, industry analysis, social bickering, foolishness
Employment
  • Editor, analyst, writer
    CRO, 2003 - present
    ta/dba Richi Jennings Associates: Award-winning editor (NetAppVoice, HPIOUK), independent industry analyst/consultant, and freelance writer (Computerworld, HPIO, CWUK, Webroot)
  • HP
    OpenMail (everything), 1987 - 2001
  • Samsung Contact
    CTO, 2001 - 2003
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Sherfield-on-Loddon, UK
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Sandhurst, UK - Guildford, UK - Wokingham, UK - Binfield, UK - Reading, UK - San Francisco - Altenhain, Germany
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