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Amazon Braces for Market Collision

by Allen Weiner  |  July 28, 2009

As the wheels turns in every aspect of the e-book market, Amazon, the Seattle retailer who would like nothing better than to dominate all aspects of the emerging value chain...

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Yahoo’s New Homepage: Show Me the Wow

by Allen Weiner  |  July 22, 2009

During Yahoo’s second quarter earnings call, CEO Carol Bartz talked of her company’s many current and planned projects aimed at providing operational stability, the tools to hit the ground running...

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Bing Gains Momentum by Adding Search to Hotmail

by Allen Weiner  |  July 9, 2009

It’s been a month now since the launch of Bing, Microsoft’s most recent entry into the consumer search arena. In our report, “Bing Takes Wing Against All Odds,” we pointed...

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If You Don't Reward Sharing and Reuse, You won't Succeed with Web 2.0 or SOA

by Anthony Bradley  |  June 16, 2009

I cover how enterprises can build better IT solutions by capitalizing on Web 2.0 and SOA. The common thread here is really on gaining better sharing including both content and...

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Buy ‘Em

by Allen Weiner  |  April 30, 2009

For those of us deeply entrenched in following the e-book world, we watch and marvel as Amazon’s purchase of Lexcycle, developer of Stanza, a the most popular iPhone e-book application,...

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Take That YouTube: Disney Goes With Hulu

by Allen Weiner  |  April 30, 2009

The long-anticipated deal in which Hulu adds ABC's prime time shows to its lineup, as well as its daytime soaps and programming from ABC Family, Disney Channel and SOAPnet is...

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Don't be Fooled. Web 3.0 Doesn't Exist

by Anthony Bradley  |  April 28, 2009

Unfortunately, the Web 3.0 propaganda machine is well underway (upcoming Web 3.0 conference). We knew it was inevitable. The powerful uptake of the Web 2.0 moniker made the lure of...

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Podcast: Is There A Role for A Content Creation Device?

by Allen Weiner  |  March 26, 2009

In this podcast, I talk briefly about a concept that I have been pondering (and talking about) regarding the notion of a mobile content creation device to facilitate content and...

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Yahoo’s Bartz: Reorg Will Allow Us to “Kick Ass” Again

by Allen Weiner  |  February 26, 2009

As Yahoo enters the command and control part of its evolution, new CEO Carol Bartz sums up on the company’s blog the reason for a new, more centralized corporate structure:...

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