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On the anniversary of iTunes, has the owner-ship sailed?

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It's a decade since iTunes store was born and changed our music consumption habits. Cameron Farrelly from pd3 asks what we can expect in the next 10 years and if it will even be necessary to own music in the next 10 yearsOver the last 10 years, innovative digital services...
On the anniversary of iTunes, has the owner-ship sailed?
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The Crowd's Money Can Dominate Early-Stage Investing, But Only If The VCs Get Their Cut

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Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part guest column by Zach Noorani. Part one examined whether equity crowdfunding is a threat to VCs. Zach is a former VC and current second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani. Is angel capital an attractive asset class? Is the...
The Crowd's Money Can Dominate Early-Stage Investing, But Only If The VCs Get Their Cut

Jaron Lanier And Gobbledygook Economics

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Okay, okay. So many people have been submitting Jaron Lanier's latest Wired opinion piece, which is really an excerpt from his new book, Who Owns the Future?, that clearly it needs some sort of response. As you may recall, Lanier trades on his cred as an early-digerati-turned-contrarian to sell lots...
Jaron Lanier And Gobbledygook Economics
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BBC told to delay iPhone apps

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Trust to review corporation's plans for news and sport smartphone apps after protests from newspaper publishersThe launch of BBC News and BBC Sport smartphone applications is to be delayed, after the BBC Trust heeded industry calls for it to review the corporation's apps proposals.Today the BBC Trust has informed the...
BBC told to delay iPhone apps

Coffee & Power's Dream Of The 2020s Is Alive In Portland

www.readwriteweb.com
Coffee & Power's third workclub is set to open in Portland, Ore. at Urban Grind, a favored ReadWriteWeb remote workplace. The San Francisco-based "meta-company" runs its first workclub there, and a second one opened under its own power (and coffee) in Santa Monica, Calif. in December. Portland will now be...
Coffee & Power's Dream Of The 2020s Is Alive In Portland

What’s it Like Being a VC?

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One of the questions I’m most often asked is, “what’s it like being a VC?”  I’ve been a VC for nearly 3 years now.  Since I answer this all the time anyway I thought it might make an interesting blog post.  I always start my answer to this question with,...
What’s it Like Being a VC?
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