Where is the internet when we need it ?

Its unfortunate, but true. The internet is not a driving force in our economy. Its a stable mature platform on the same level as electricity, phone service and TV. You can’t live without it, but don’t it expect to be a catalyst for the economy. We now argue about whether new companies have a business…

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The Great Internet Video Lie

Internet Video. Its the salvation for content creators everywhere. Its the end to dependence on the big bad meanies, the cable and satellite companies. Right  ? Hell no. The concept that “over the top” video creates a valid business alternative for content creators is as misguided an internet business myth as there is. For grins,…

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What Yahoo Should Do

In this economic day and age, cash is king.  As markets, industries and companies delever in what seems to be a chorus of balance sheet  deflation, the value of cash as an investment vehicle has increased exponentially.  What does this have to do with Yahoo’s strategy ? First of all, it means that MicroSoft would…

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Youtube’s Desperation

Youtube has been messing with the magic quite a bit lately.  Wide screen, high quality and the drive me crazy pre rolls to subscribe among many others. (BTW, watching the subscribe button scurrying around the screen was fun the first 300 times).  But lets talk Youtube business. Thats the source of their desperation. From all…

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Talking Youtube Live

This past Nov 22nd Youtube had its first major live event. A concert featuring HDNet fave Joe Satriani , Katy Perry Will.I.Am and others.   Of course everyone involved in the space is chattering about whether or not the show was a success. According to Mogulus, the live internet broadcast peaked at about 700k simultaneous…

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