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Can Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos Fix Twitter’s Scalability Problem?

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

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Looks like Twitter got a new round of funding today, and you may be thinking “so what?”  I’m interested because one of the new investors is Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos who as Read Write Web put it, is “Mr. Scalability.” It seems that Bezos keeps his investing activities separate from the business of Amazon.com, so I don’t [...]

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Straight Talk on the Price of Free Content

Friday, June 20, 2008

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Much has been written about the power of free content.  The publishing industry is struggling with the balance between free content (or entire books for free) for advertising and promotion and lost sales.  Experiments have had mixed results, and sometimes you are left with that nagging thought, “what if we had not given it away [...]

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