Category Archives: Strategy

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Sprint Desperate to Buy T Mobile

Recent news reports suggest that Sprint is looking into the possibility of buying out rival wireless carrier T-Mobile. On one hand, this is a possibly strategic merger between the number three and number four wireless carriers. Even with the buyout, Sprint would remain the number

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Did Traditional Television Commit Suicide?

After sleeping on it over the weekend, I can’t help but think that traditional television has committed suicide, and doesn’t know it yet. In the traditional television model, a producer puts together a television show and sells it to a TV network. Occasionally, the process

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Firefox Calls Out Slow Loading Add-ons

One of the things that makes Mozilla’s Firefox browser so versatile is the wide array of add-ons and plugins users can use to customize exactly how the browser looks, works and feels. Plenty of addons, like Firebug, add functionality that goes above and beyond what

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Warner Bros. Revolutionizes Movie Rentals

Here is something very interesting. Warner Bros. is trying out offering movie rentals via Facebook. Using Facebook’s own Facebook Credit payment system, the company is offering online movie rentals of The Dark Night. What makes this new business strategy so interesting is that it completely

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Are Groupon Offers Worth It?

Someone complained when I made the comment that shoppers may tire quickly of Groupon’s daily deals now that the initial buzz has worn off. My point what that when Groupon started the idea of a sky diving lessons or massages for low prices was compelling

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Hollywood Encouraging Piracy?

Recently, someone recommended a television show that I had not heard of before called The Walking Dead. From what I understand the show follows a band of people trying to survive after a “zombie apocalypse.” The show airs on AMC. I get the AMC channel