Mark Skoultchi

August 29, 2013

TiVo’s back. No, really. The company that turned an unproven value proposition—prerecording TV shows—into a brand behemoth announced its first major release in 3+ years. TiVo, (un)originally named Teleworld, shipped its first DVR box in March 1999. It used the power of brand to sell its product as a distinct experience, differentiating itself through an […]

Mark Skoultchi

June 22, 2010

Apple has now licensed their second trademark from Cisco. First they settled with Cisco and licensed “iPhone” (Cisco previously owned the trademark for handset phones). Now Apple has launched their new operating system name, iOS, also a Cisco registered trademark. Is Apple simply browsing the list of Cisco trademarks that start with “i” and retrofitting […]