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The Future of Streaming

It’s beginning to look a lot like cable. 85% of US households have at least one video streaming subscription. Many subscribe to five or more. The fastest growing segment of streaming is ad-supported, and Netflix and Disney are both about to start running ads as well. The total price of a household’s streaming subscriptions, the […]

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Weak Economy, Mortgage Fraud, Microsoft, and The Tea Party

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know: ______________________________ OVERVIEW Goldman Sees Six Bad Months For The US Economy | A “fairly bad” scenario calls for 1.5 to 2 percent growth. Mortgage Fraud Could Be A Systemic Risk | Committing fraud to cover up fraud does not a robust recovery make. Stockman On Tough Times […]

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Microsoft Needs New Leadership

If there’s one thing obvious about Microsoft’s woes of the past decade, it’s that they all stem from it not creating anything exciting. It’s done all the right things to protect its ossified Windows empire to keep cash flowing from organizations that are themselves too entrenched to consider using anything other than PCs, but it […]

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Apple’s Growing Market Share

Geoffrey wrote in a comment on yesterday’s article: “I’m not a Microsoft fanboy by any means, but I don’t see them disappearing or losing significant maketshare.” I agree that Microsoft isn’t going to disappear, but I think it will begin losing PC market share faster as the tide that’s seen Apple’s growing share among individuals […]

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Microsoft’s Slide Isn’t Surprising

It was quite a news item last week when Apple swiped from Microsoft’s head the crown for most valuable technology company. Supporters of Microsoft objected. Supporters of Apple rejoiced. Why was anybody surprised, though? The Bill Gates era of dominating the computer business by taking advantage of a situation that required people to use the […]

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