Amazon Prime Users to Get Viacom TV shows. More bad news and competition for cable companies. Last time I checked, my Kindle Fire was connected via WiFi. The signal comes into my house over the cable connection, but the content is provided by Amazon who doesn’t have a financial relationship with my cable provider, yet. [...]
A VC: Why Sound Will Be Bigger Than Video. Interesting take on regressing, especially in the face of developing multi-media technology, voice-data convergence, and global communications.
I’ve watched technology develop for more than 30 years as a consumer, user, teacher/trainer, and also as a technology industry consultant and business owner. As a consequence I’ve evaluated and bought a lot of technology, taught people of all ages how to use it, and assisted other businesses and non-profits with integrating it into their [...]
How a Tiny Start-up in Des Moines Thinks It Can Kill Credit Cards – Tricia Duryee – Commerce – AllThingsD. When you consider the new Google Wallet and Near Field Communication (NFC) this start-up idea isn’t so far fetched. The fact that they’re calling it cash is kinda silly. I’d call it “funny money” or [...]
It’s Not Google vs Apple: Amazon could be the Next Digital Media Darling…with a Price Target of $300 in 12 Months – Darcy Travlos – My Digital Den – Forbes.