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The advent and growth of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and, now, Pinterest has heralded a new era in the Internet where people are connected to one another to share, discover, curate, and collaborate. The mobile applications are …

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NPD released its latest report on the gaming industry yesterday. While the headline is that Extreme Gamers (just 3%) play an average of 45 hours per week and bought 24 titles in the last three months , i was also …

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Fred Wilson says that convenience beats quality. In his post he is talking about video and photography. The amazing story of the limited featured Flip Camera, which captured 13% share of the video camera market in its first year …

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This is a guest post from John Szeder. John has been kicking around the gaming industry for a ten years now and is a frequent speaker at GDC and other gaming conferences. In his words:

John Szeder is an

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Yesterday I put up a post claiming that Web 2.0 has been driven by variablization:

    Variablized Development Costs
    Variablized Content Costs
    Variablized Marketing Costs
    Variablized Distribution Costs
    Variablized Monetization

It struck me that many of the same dynamics are …

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The last couple of years have seen an explosion of innovation on the web that has broadly been labeled Web 2.0. There has been a lot of debate about what exactly constitutes web 2.0 but what hasn’t received as …

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Yesterday was a very good day for app developers with the official launch of Open Social. A particularly good day for Flixster (a Lightspeed company) which was on stage with MySpace, Google, Ning and others for the …

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The WSJ today has an article about how hard it is for US auto makers to get “import intenders” to add domestic cars to the consideration set:

Just about every month, CNW Market Research meets with a group of

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Facebook is transforming a lot of social media companies right now with its platform release, and its getting a lot of well deserved coverage.

Marc Andreessen put up a good post yesterday analyzing the facebook platform . He comes up …

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I’ve been obsessing over the Facebook platform since it launched last week. As has been extensively covered, its an incredible distribution platform for other companies. The most popular apps in the platform early on were existing companies like iLike

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