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A radical business plan for Facebook: Charge... →
Which raises the question: how does one switch gears from the 2.0 business plan of gathering as many users as posible to charging (gasp) for a product. Aside from the freemium companies like Tumblr and Vimeo, I wish we had a test case for how one should execute (or how not to execute) this transition.
Porsche breaks the hedge funds | Squeezy money |... →
Porche plays billionaire’s poker with hedge fund managers, catching them in a naked short sell of VW. The joke will be on them though if 911’s sit unbought thanks to poor managers…
Barack Obama should be the next president of... →
The Economist endorses Obama.
Best use of the wink yet. An article (forgive me for not having the link) made a nice point yesterday: Obama is upsetting the status-quo of many voters. Many vote against candidates; Obama is the first they’re voting for.
Advertising - Web Site’s Formula for Success - TV... →
Dept. of Disputation: Red Sex, Blue Sex: Reporting... →
Annals of Technology: The Grammar of Fun: The New... →
Is underdog LinkedIn poised to beat flashy... →
My answer: yes. LinkedIn targets a structured community (professionals) and can be incredibly relevant and useful to its members. Facebook built itself on similar principles: it’s early growth and engagement are due largely to the built in communities on college campuses. Facebook would not be where it is today if it aimed for everything all at once. (read: Friendster) But since...
U.S. freezer sales buck overall appliance downturn →
Looks like somebody’s gearing up for the long-haul…
JVC CEASES PRODUCTION OF STAND-ALONE VCRS, MARKING... →
Twenty-five billion dollars is obviously going to help the folks who are...– JPMorgan. Talking Business - So When Will Banks Give Loans? - NYTimes.com
Find brands that are spending to gain share in the downturn. Yes, most...– 10 Tips for Building Revenue in the Ad Recession - GigaOM
Apple Has More Money than Microsoft →
And half their profits.
How To: How To Choose the Best Network Storage for... →
Online Divorcee Jailed After Killing Virtual Hubby... →
Poor Linux, always a bridesmaid…– Joel Johnson
It is, unfortunately, saddled to a hobbled war horse of a phone, heavy with...– Review: A few days with the T-Mobile G1, the first Google Android phone - Boing Boing Gadgets
Zogby Poll: John Zogby Coolest Dude In America →
The Phone Company →
Daring Fireball breaks down the Apple iPhone numbers for last quarter and highlights the products dominance within the comapany. The figures at the end are a little (cough) optimistic, but the observations still ring true.
You’ve got to be some kind of Scrooge, some kind of high middlebrow purist, if...– Television Review - ‘The Chef Jeff Project’ - Jeff Henderson Gets His Own Reality Show on the Food Network - NYTimes.com
How Obama’s Putting That Big Bank to Its Best Use →
This article made my day.
Like Mr. Bush, Mr. Obama has harnessed the Internet for persuasion,...– Karl Rove. Barack’s Brilliant Ground Game - WSJ.com
The Democrats are going to have a lot more fun with this than is prudent, but...– The RNC spent $150k on clothes for Pain. They haven’t commented, they have no defence, and they’re wondering who authorized the expenditures. I pray these last weeks hit her so hard that she cannot continue in the limelight, with the possible exception of the smallest fringe.Republicans...
A vice president has a really great job because not only are they there to...– Sarah Palin on her tie-breaking vote. Political Radar: Palin Says Vice President “In Charge Of” Senate
These tailor-made offers land in mailboxes, or are sold over the phone by...– The Debt Trap - Banks Mine Data and Woo Troubled Borrowers - NYTimes.com
While not exactly bargain basement, the combination of a strengthening dollar...– Practical Traveler - Europe Returning to Land of In-Reach - NYTimes.com
Apple just reported one of the best quarters in its history, with a spectacular...– Steve Jobs. Sales of iPhones Help Apple in Quarter - NYTimes.com
A Robot Network Seeks to Enlist Your Computer -... →
Popularity or Income? Two Sites Fight It Out →
Who Really Uses Mint.com (And Other Banking 2.0)... →