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How Much Will It Cost You? With Dynamic Pricing, Online Sellers Say "It Depends"

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Variable pricing based on market timing, inventory and profit margins is nothing new for business. Airlines, hotels and restaurants have long employed "yield management" techniques to maximize revenue. But pricing changes are now coming far faster and affecting more products and services. And retailers are beginning to flirt with new factors like identity-based...
How Much Will It Cost You? With Dynamic Pricing, Online Sellers Say "It Depends"

AT&T Dials M for Mergers

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AT&T is considering buying a counterpart in Europe, a bet that it can best escape growth constraints at home by getting into a new wireless market where it can upgrade technology and roll out more lucrative pricing strategies....
AT&T Dials M for Mergers
MOBILE INSIGHTS: Android Is Beating iOS In U.S. Smartphone Sales
With or without Apple, NFC mobile payment market to hit $100 billion
Digitimes says Apple will release a $799 MacBook Air in Q3. We’ll bite…
Mobile price war torches Spain as iPhone 5 drops to free on contract

What digital magazines can learn from ebook publishers

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A recent Wall Street Journal article by Keach Hagey takes a look at trends in digital magazine pricing and finds a number of publishers charging more for tablet editions than print. As ad revenue declines, publishers are turning to digital magazines as a way to “become more leveraged toward consumer revenue...
What digital magazines can learn from ebook publishers
Why newspapers must raise their price

Beyond Price: Comparison Shopping 2.0 Is About Customer Experience

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iStockphoto.com/mbortolinoE-commerce is undergoing some radical changes as price-based Comparison Shopping loses steam, forcing online merchants to differentiate themselves in more meaningful ways. Comparison shopping was one of the first areas of “indirect” e-commerce services. It emerged on the web back in the mid 1990s, shortly after the debuts of the...
Beyond Price: Comparison Shopping 2.0 Is About Customer Experience

Apple's iPhone sales reportedly up 400% in Indian thanks to aggressive pricing strategies

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The institution of installment payment plans and deep discounts in India has netted Apple up to a four-fold boost in iPhone sales over the past four months, said investment firm Credit Suisse, with the company moving nearly 400,000 handsets each month.    ...
Apple's iPhone sales reportedly up 400% in Indian thanks to aggressive pricing strategies

AT&T Has An Acquisitive Eye On European Carriers -- Mulling A Big Buy Or Merger, Says WSJ

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U.S. carrier AT&T is looking at counterparts in Europe with a view to making a big purchase or entering into a merger, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The paper quotes people familiar with the carrier’s thinking who say AT&T is considering buying a European counterpart in order...
AT&T Has An Acquisitive Eye On European Carriers -- Mulling A Big Buy Or Merger, Says WSJ

Australian government orders Apple, Microsoft and Adobe to explain inflated local prices

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Last year the Australian government pledged to investigate why consumers in the country are forced to pay more for downloads, and that has led authorities to summon Apple, Microsoft and Abode to explain their pricing strategies. Kotaku reports that the three tech giants have been instructed to send representatives to...
Australian government orders Apple, Microsoft and Adobe to explain inflated local prices
User acquisition costs fell 59% in January as developers backed off holiday spending, Fiksu says

Australian parliament launches probe into Apple price gouging, as Apple TV hits Brazil for $211

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Apple and other technology companies will soon be asked to answer to Australian Parliament regarding why content from iTunes costs more to Australian consumers than U.S. consumers. The Sydney Morning Herald reported the Minister for Communications Stephen Conroy has now signed off on a parliamentary inquiry that will be carried...
Australian parliament launches probe into Apple price gouging, as Apple TV hits Brazil for $211
Fed up by constraints at home, AT&T looks toward European mergers for growth

Free is not the magic number: New trends in ebook pricing

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Ebook pricing strategies are changing rapidly as the digital market grows. Self-published authors continue to shake things up, but what might have been best practice a couple of years ago is not necessarily relevant in 2013 — and as retailers amass more data and publishers do more experimentation, there’s a...
Free is not the magic number: New trends in ebook pricing

Time to offer iPad subscriptions by June

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BloombergTime Inc. plans to offer subscription options for its iPad magazine editions within the next three months, according to Greg Bensinger at Bloomberg." 'It'll probably be June before we're able to get it up and running for subscriptions,' Ann S. Moore, chairman and chief executive officer of the Time Warner...
Time to offer iPad subscriptions by June

Samsung Galaxy S 4 to cost $150 at both Sprint and T-Mobile, arrives April 27th and 24th respectively

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US launch details for the Galaxy S 4 are arriving at last, and both Sprint and T-Mobile are on the vanguard. The two carriers plan to launch Samsung's flagship at prices of $150, albeit with different pricing strategies: T-Mobile's plan includes its now-standard device payment installments, while Sprint is...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 to cost $150 at both Sprint and T-Mobile, arrives April 27th and 24th respectively

Amazon Reveals How It Views Google's Cloud Efforts In Suit Filed Against Former Employee

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Amazon has revealed a bit of detail for how it views Google’s cloud efforts in a lawsuit filed against a former employee on grounds he violated a  non-compete clause. Amazon filed the lawsuit on behalf of Amazon Web Services, claiming Daniel Powers, its former vice president of sales, has violated a severance...
Amazon Reveals How It Views Google's Cloud Efforts In Suit Filed Against Former Employee

Apple and Samsung are now top smart device makers

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Apple and Samsung have emerged as the global kings of smartphones, tablets and PCs even though the two vendors have very different product and pricing strategies, IDC said Monday....
Apple and Samsung are now top smart device makers

AT&T Stalking Europe for Mergers

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AT&T Inc. is once again starting up its deal machine. The telecommunications giant is considering buying a counterpart in Europe, a bet that it can best escape constraints on growth at home by getting into a new wireless market where it can upgrade technology and roll out more lucrative pricing...
AT&T Stalking Europe for Mergers

Data science is not enough. We need data intelligence too

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For all our talk about big data saving the world and changing lives, it so far has had more impact and gotten more press for lessor achievements, according to Sean Gourley of Quid. Gourley spoke in New York City Wednesday at the Structure:Data 2013 conference on the difference between data...
Data science is not enough. We need data intelligence too

After taking in a combined $39k, two designers break down their digital publishing success

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After seeing modest success from their respective ebook releases, designers Sacha Greif and Nathan Barry have detailed the whole  process, from writing and designing to sales and marketing, in a podcast. Greif published part one of the series (transcript included) on Tuesday, offering a behind-the-scenes look at the work that...
After taking in a combined $39k, two designers break down their digital publishing success
Traditional Publisher Ebook Pricing Harming Authors' Careers

iPhone U.S. dominance due to carriers' pricing strategies

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Apple's iPhone dominance in the U.S. is largely due to carriers suppressing market economics, an analyst said today....
iPhone U.S. dominance due to carriers' pricing strategies
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