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Online Television Heats Up as Apple Enters Fray

Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, the well-respected Heads of Sony Pictures Television have been headhunted by Apple to lead worldwide video programming. While this is being touted as a premature show of strength by the cash-rich business, it also shows a significant shift in television that will have Hollywood excited, and nervous in equal measure. 329 more words

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Why Care About Superconsumers?

Superconsumers Beget Superconsumers

The true value of superconsumers lies in their contagious nature. Those you meet are likely to have a crowd of other current superconsumers and potential superconsumers with them. 581 more words


Business Model Scalability - Understanding & applying the concept to adopt the right business model

We as venture investors love highly scalable business models! – “But what does that mean in simple terms?” – has often been the question thrown right back at me. 1,393 more words

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Interview: Adrian Martin Speaks Out in Favor of Open Access

In the coming period, I will interview a number of researchers about their work and to what extent open access has a role to play in it. 3,290 more words

Hoopla Digital and HarperCollins Disrupt Library E-Lending

An announcement this week by hoopla digital and HarperCollins augurs big changes in the ways that public libraries make e-books available. It sets the stage for realignment of the relationships between publishers and libraries, and it could have longer-term ripple effects on the entire e-book market. 1,263 more words


What's News? Part Deux

What’s “news?”

I riffed on this way back in 2012, and about how newsrooms might need to rethink how they define what’s newsworthy – i.e., worthy of coverage – in a digital age that allows readers to approach information in completely new ways. 851 more words

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