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Did I really register for that (I)Ad?

Somewhere in the middle of last weekend’s movie- The brave one- Jody Foster 2007, I had to sit up and take notice. There was this subtle scene where the detectives investigating a crime, identify the owner of an ipod through the device registration. Read more…

4 comments   Posted by Ramr - December 17, 2010 at 12:37 am

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Can Netflix take a leaf from Amazon Prime?

I came across a fascinating article on Amazon today around their Prime program. Basically for $79 a year, members will get access to 2 day free shipping for any item on Amazon. What was particularly interesting was not that Prime helped in shipping faster and hence was growing in users- about 4 million of Amazon’s 121 Million worldwide, but rather that each user approximately increased their spend by 150% after joining Prime! Read more…

3 comments   Posted by Ramr - December 1, 2010 at 11:59 pm

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The mystery phone’s mystery

Of late there has been a lot of speculation about Apple’s strategy with the Verizon partnership. Especially whether the iphone will come to Verizon. The latest edition of Fortune hyped this up even more but was strangely missing on details.  Consider the following. Read more…

4 comments   Posted by Ramr - November 14, 2010 at 2:12 am

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