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Cars and Congress

I Hear the Secrets That You Keep, When You’re Talking in Your Sleep Last week we got a little scaremongery about the future of electronic surveillance. (Ironically we dictated part of that piece.) We talked about eavesdropping speakers and the limits of privacy, and this week, as then, there’s really no easy answer. We accept …

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Free internet, Fire flops, and iWork for all

“The internet is the ultimate vehicle for free expression. It is simply too important to allow broadband providers to make the rules.” Yesterday an historic decision was made by the FCC. In a 3-2 vote, it was decided that the Internet will be reclassified as a utility under Title II. If you’re not sure what …

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Grand gestures, Samsung in the ring, Amazon says now.

Oh, we get it. It mutes. Around here we talk a lot about Jobs-to-be-Done; the theory that you must solve a customer’s real and ongoing problems. Now with that in mind, watch this Microsoft ad. Trust us, it’s SFW and won’t offend any sensibilities (other than your cinematic ones). That, my friends, is Microsoft’s latest …

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The Evolution of Post-Amazon Retail and Your Mobile App Development

Three Ways Your Mobile App Can Help You Compete It’s hard to believe that retail giant Amazon only started in 1996. I remember when they were an interesting novelty, and now they dominate nearly every area of retail space from book publishing to food. 47% of shoppers said that online is their favorite place to …

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Amazon and the Benefits of Vision – stratēchery by Ben Thompson

Amazon and the Benefits of Vision – stratēchery by Ben Thompson Excellent piece on Amazon’s drone delivery and what constitutes real vision. One important point Ben makes: vision has to come from someone with a track record. The reason Amazon PrimeAir is so exciting is that nearly all of Amazon’s current business was at some …

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