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Tradyo Wants To Take On Craigslist With Mobile, Social Classifieds App

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A number of startups are trying to take on online classifieds giant Craigslist, including Antego, EggDrop, and many others. Tradyo is one of the latest companies to join the group, offering a social, mobile marketplace that allows users to buy and sell items with others around them. The startup’s iPhone...
Tradyo Wants To Take On Craigslist With Mobile, Social Classifieds App

Will The RIAA Need To Start Worrying About 3D Printed Records Next?

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We've been predicting for a while now that 3D printing is an area of disruption that is going to lead to legal disputes. Our expectations were that as tangible goods makers were disrupted in the same manner as content producers, it was only a matter of time. But what if...
Will The RIAA Need To Start Worrying About 3D Printed Records Next?

The Red Flags That Were Obvious -- To Some -- In the HP-Autonomy Deal

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The one big, glaring, obvious question that will probably never be fully answered in the still-developing HP-Autonomy scandal is this: If buying Autonomy has so obviously turned out to be a bad deal 15 months after it was first announced (and don’t forget that Autonomy’s founding CEO Mike Lynch rejects...
The Red Flags That Were Obvious -- To Some -- In the HP-Autonomy Deal

Harper's Publisher Presents The Platonic Ideal Specimen Of The 'I'm An Old Fogey Elitist Anti-Internet Luddite' Columns

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Every few months or so we see some elitist from the "old way" in the media business pop up with some neo-luddite screed about how wonderful things were the way they used to be, and whining about these darn new media things that are happening. These are often fun in...
Harper's Publisher Presents The Platonic Ideal Specimen Of The 'I'm An Old Fogey Elitist Anti-Internet Luddite' Columns

Are investors becoming less reluctant to invest in hardware startups?

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Until recently, if you asked shrewd tech investors about the best place to inject a substantial amount of funding capital, the most likely answer would be along the lines of “Pump those dollars into software”. Nowadays, however, a current (and also surprising) surge of hardware startups – often at the...
Are investors becoming less reluctant to invest in hardware startups?
Gift Cards Bring Physical Customers to the Digital World

Harper's Publisher Presents The Platonic Ideal Specimen Of The 'I'm An Old Fogey Elitist Anti-Internet Luddite' Columns

www.techdirt.com
Every few months or so we see some elitist from the "old way" in the media business pop up with some neo-luddite screed about how wonderful things were the way they used to be, and whining about these darn new media things that are happening. These are often fun in...
Harper's Publisher Presents The Platonic Ideal Specimen Of The 'I'm An Old Fogey Elitist Anti-Internet Luddite' Columns
The agony and the ecstasy of ecosystems: an in-depth comparison

Facebook IPO draws an array of user reaction in status updates

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No one knows Facebook better than Facebook. Seconds after the company’s filing for a huge initial public stock offering was announced Wednesday, Facebook users flooded the social network with comments. “Based on my news feeds, you would think Zuck just took over the world. Oh, Facebook,” said Amanda Coolong,...
Facebook IPO draws an array of user reaction in status updates

Vending Machine Sells Books For Whatever Price You Want

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While we've seen pay-what-you-want models work quite well for digital goods, it's still uncertain as to whether the model works for tangible goods where the marginal cost of each sold item does not approach zero. However, that doesn't mean people shouldn't try. A Brazilian company launched a line of vending...
Vending Machine Sells Books For Whatever Price You Want

LoopJoy wants to help developers monetize their apps with real-life goods

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LoopJoy wants to make selling real-life merchandise through an app as easy as selling virtual goods. The New York-based startup launched its private beta this week offering a service that promises to help mobile game developers to monetize their apps with branded goods. According to CEO and co-founder Ruth Polachek,...
LoopJoy wants to help developers monetize their apps with real-life goods
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