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Web movie downloads trailing rental and cable

The immediacy of the web is one of its principle strengths. However, right now there seems to be a very ‘sound bite’ oriented mentality associated with the web as a means of media delivery. Or at least that’s the findings of a recent ABI Research document: “Watching short clips is the rage on the Web, […]

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Apple Mac Tablet for the rest of us, Part 2

So Apple go and release the Mac Tablet. What kind animal would the Mac Tablet be? When I previously talked about the needs behind the Windows Tablet PC and the problems it solves, I don’t see those needs or problem-solving ideas being anything like what Apple might have in mind. Specifically, I don’t see Apple […]

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Tech’ news in brief…

Net Pioneer Wants New Internet “David Clark, who led the development of the internet in the 1970s, is working with the National Science Foundation on a plan for a whole new infrastructure to replace today’s global network. The problem with today’s internet, according to Clark, is that its 30-year-old design, which allowed for the development […]

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Apple & Nokia

Not long after Apple and Motorola got into bed over the prospect of iTunes on a mobile phone, and then the possibility of a mobile phone specifically for iTunes, among other things, the other mobile handset manufacturers felt the heat and began plans of their own to build tie-ins with other music content providers. Recently, […]