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Category Archives: Amazon

Bits Blog on Amazon – Apparently, Market Based Pricing is Evil

The NYTimes Bits Blog just had a post on book pricing and Amazon, and, well, it is a bit out to sea. For instance: One consequence of this shift is that soon no one will know what a book’s “real” price is. Price will be determined by demand and perhaps by whim.  The first sentence […]

Groupon is Not A Tech Company

Tl;dr A tech company is a company who’s business model centrally relies on addressing a problem with a unique or novel technological solutions. Groupon’s use of technology is incidental to its business model.  I was reading this article today in Wired about how Groupon’s stock fall-off is sharper than other “tech giants.” While that is […]