Tag: business

App Cubby Blog – The Sparrow Problem

There is a real problem going to occur with regards to the App Store and desktop/mobile software in general if pure software businesses aren’t able to sustain themselves in the long term.

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The Word of Notch – On Patents

Notch (the guy who started Minecraft) has a really good piece on why patents are a bad idea.

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Apple Outsider – Hollywood Still Hates You

It bears repeating, the vast majority of piracy is people just trying to get content the easiest way.

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O’Reilly Radar – The President’s challenge

The idea that we’ll be able to go back in time and make it harder for people to get digital information/media/anything is just wrong.

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Subtraction.com – Subscribing to The New York Times

Media companies respect their customers or maybe not.

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The Year of C.E.O. Failures Explained – NYTimes.com

However, business schools seem to create an environment that rewards not making happy customers, not doing the ethical thing, not doing the thing that protects the environment down the road.

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FarukAt.eş – Micro-payments And The Web

One of the great big problems on the web today is how to make money from publishing content (if your end goal is making money from content).

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Shifty Jelly’s blog of mystery – You Guys Are Millionaires Right?

Pretty much exactly my answer when someone asks about pirating software.

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Ars Technica – Google drops the axe on its internal renewable energy work

Ars answers my earlier question.

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BBC News – Google kills off seven more products including Wave

So most of the products make sense to kill off they either never generated much traction or were already supposed to be cut.

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