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Using Amazon to Compare Kindle Fire to iPad

Apple customer loyalty is the stuff of legend as anyone who visited an Apple store this holiday season can attest to and to delve further into this issue Philip Elmer-DeWitt at CNNMoney did some research on Amazon to see which...

Big Week for Tor and The Privacy Minded

Two big pieces of news are out this week for the privacy minded users of Tor who would like to surf anonymously to keep from the prying eyes of government – first off is a new iPad browser called Covert...

Is Content King or is it Platform?

The adage about content being king is absolutely true and the precipitous drop in the value of Netflix shares related to losing Starz programming reminds us that distribution can be considered a distant second to content. This is true because...

Selling your Privacy Evolves with Amazon Silk Browser

Amazon's new Silk browser bundled with its new Kindle Fire will leverage it's own servers for browser proxying meaning that all the websites you surf will go through the company's cloud-based servers. Although browser proxying is not new, it has...

Amazon's Subsidized Tablets Borrow from Wireless Carriers

Will any margin remain in selling standalone computing hardware?I want to bet against Amazon - not because I don't like the company - I most certainly do. But because coming out with a new line of tablets to take on...

7-11 as Universal Shipping Hub?

The US Postal Service (USPS) like the federal government has major financial problems and talk of laying off tens of thousands of postal workers and cutting back delivery days to five a week abounds. You have to ask yourself, why...

Apple Market Cap, Cisco Earnings Beat and Amazon Sidesteps Apple

I am up in Mass visiting some companies in the area and doing a presentation on the state of communications and tech markets - so while I am offline feel free to visit other parts of the TMC network to...

Marketing Goes Almost Painfully Local

Pay attention, you might just overhear something One of the most memorable business stories I hav e heard was when a consultant friend of mine flew to a large customer to quote on a substantial project. He was traveling with...

GigaOm Tells You Why HTML5 Will Be Huge

It is no secret that HTML5 is important - the question is how big will it be? Word is out at GigaOm, that it will be huge - and moreover it is coming fast. Thanks to an article from Colleen...

Amazon Turns to Voters to Decide on Tax

Amazon has filed a petition for a referendum to allow voters in California to vote on whether they want to have the company pay sales tax in their state.This in response to a new law recently passed in the state...

How Skype and Facebook Work Together

It is fascinating to hear how Facebook and Skype work together - the news this week that the companies have a solution merging the best of social and video has shaken the industry up a great deal but now the...

Lady Gaga Causes Monster Cloud Crash

Born This Way is one of the most popular songs of the year - it already was the fastest-selling single ever on the Apple iTunes App Store. And Amazon knew this when it offered the entire Born This Way Album...

Amazon EC2 Outage: What The Experts Tell Us

The recent Amazon outage of its EC2 service affected a number of leading-edge companies who in some cases used the fact that they housed little to no infrastructure on their premise as a selling point to investors. Certainly, the cloud...

Amazon Ad-Supported Kindle

The new Kindle with Special Offers costs $114 and shows ads as screen savers and so far has some high-profile customers - Buick, Olay, Visa, and Amazon.com Reward Visa Card (Chase Bank). Some of the offers are quite good, giving...

Amazon: Begun the Consumer Cloud Wars Have

Amazon has just unveiled a cloud storage solution for music and other files beating Apple and Google to the punch. The service, promoted by the included graphic on the Amazon home page explains the offer which includes a player which...

How Poor Branding and Positioning Have Led to Tech and Auto Failure

Lessons Learned From Microsoft, Cisco, Volkswagen, Mazda and Apple MistepsWhy do Cisco and Microsoft have trouble entering new consumer markets and why does Apple have challenges when trying to get into the enterprise server market? According to an article from...

LivingSocial Gives You $10 Off Amazon Purchases

500,000 people including me just now have purchased a $20 Amazon gift card for $10 via LivingSocial. the offer is a play on ensuring the Groupon competitor which offers a deal a day builds out a large mailing list of...

Cloud-Based Brute Force Attacks to Test Computer Security

Love it or hate it, the cloud is allowing some incredible things to take place such as being able to offer anyone the power of a supercomputer for pricing in line with a cup of coffee. Barry Levine writes about...

Skype, Amazon and BitTorrent news For a Snowy Week

Still snowed in? That’s what I thought. Regardless of whether you got back from back-straining snow removal or you live in Orlando, you’ll appreciate some of the latest tech news of the day. Popular Mechanics starts off the list with...

BroadSoft BroadCloud a Smart Move

Moving from equipment to the cloud is very smart move and something I noticed many vendors at the recent ITEXPO in Los Angeles were focused on doing. Just as VARs and channel partner/MSPs have shifted from once selling hardware to...

Lycos Sold for $36M to Ybrant

In May of 2000, Lycos was acquired by Terra Networks, the internet arm of Spanish telecom giant Telefónica for $5.4 billion. Do you remember how this company used to be one of the top sites online? It really was one...

Support for Net Neutrality Wanes in Tech Community

I just came across an article worthy of passing along from the Technology Liberation Front, a group which is focused on helping to reduce the amount of regulation imposed on the Internet and technology. Aside from a typo or two...

ShopVisible on Mobile Commerce

There has been and will continue to be a massive increase in mobile commerce as consumers are becoming more accustomed to shopping online and mobile devices are proliferating and providing bigger screens and better interfaces. Personally I have been amazed...

Vuvuzelas Equal Profit Online

How the World Cup and Entrepreneurial risk-taking turned an idea into profitThe power of the Internet coupled with a good idea allows companies to make money more quickly than ever. Consider the case of the simple vuvuzela - the super-annoying...

Amazon Outage

While Amazon looks like it is performing properly, it seems ordering items from its pages are down - at least for me. Matt Kulka is one of the voice complaining about the outage saying "CALL THE INTERNET NEWS POLICE! Amazon.com...
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