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How Much Money Are Apple and Amazon Making from Selling the iPad and the Kindle?

Getting ready for the iPod coming to an Apple store near you, iTunes TV show downloads is about to happen. Apple will be offering US TV shows for $1 each, as reported by the Financial Times. This coincides with the scheduled release of the iPad sometime in April in an attempt to pull adoption. TV episodes are normally $1.99 for standard-definition and $2.99 for high-definition through iTunes.

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Why Are Superbowl Ads Cheaper This Year?

It seems like everything I read about the reduction in price of Superbowl Ads blames the economy. But, could it be there is something bigger going on here? As we move from an economy based on scarcity (Superbowl ads are the very definition of a scarce commodity) to one based on abundance there other ways to have a more powerful and long lasting relationship at a reduced cost emerge.

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The Effects of the Recession Are Tiny Compared with Population Ageing

by: Dick Stroud

The International Monetary Fund estimates that the G 20 nations will, as a result of the recession, have increased their national debts by an average equivalent to nearly 25% of gross domestic product between 2007 and 2014. That is a lot of money.

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And on the Tail: 'Airline'

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

The latest mergers rumored in the airline industry are proof that brands in air travel have become irrelevant, only to be replaced by blank, white tails on which the word "airline" will appear.

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Action/Reaction

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

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While there was never such a thing as a free lunch, it seems that some customer-service innovations in business these days come not just as a benefit, but with a sometimes hidden cost.

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Nothing Never Cost So Much

by: Jonathan Salem Baskin

United Airlines charged itself $2.2+ billion for nothing last week, prompting a 13% drop in its stock price to a 52-week low.

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10 Useful Cost Saving Design Strategies for These Troubled Times

by: Design Translator

I finally got the time today to sit down and really think about the impact of these troubled times.

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By the Numbers: How I built a Web 2.0, User-Generated Content, Citizen Journalism, Long-Tail, Social Media Site for $12,107.09

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Green Neuromarketing

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Godin’s Joy/Cash Curve and Buying Pain

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