- "The Internet is an important cultural phenomenon, but that doesn't excuse its failure to comply with basic economic laws. The problem is that it was devised by a bunch of hippie anarchists." ~Thomas Nolle
- "They say a year in the Internet business is like a dog year.. equivalent to seven years in a regular person's life. In other words, it's evolving fast and faster." ~Vinton Cerf
electronic commerce; Silicon Valley
donationware, "Information wants to be free", paywall, ...
Digital Rights Management (DRM) [HSW]
You Can’t Go Home Again (telecommuting)
The Goldmine Of Opportunities In Gov 2.0
U.S. Patent data that once carried a high access fee is now available for free online
In the Grip of the New Monopolists: Do away with Google? Break up Facebook? We can't imagine life without them—and that's the problem
Success, By Itself, Is Not A Monopoly
Should We Be Afraid of Apple, Google and Facebook?
Who will win the battle for control of the web? (Apple, Microsoft, Google and Adobe)
When the Assembly Line Moves Online
Data on Demand Is an Opportunity
Square: The Perfect Solution For Tricky Drug And Prostitution Transactions?
An Inside Look at Hacker Business Models
Prototype of an Open Web App Ecosystem
Three Kingdoms of China’s Internet
Business Lessons of "The Social Network"
Internet, China and Russia destroying US, rock and roll
Tired of the IT rat race? Work overseas!
Philadelphia Demanding Business License For Bloggers Who Bring In A Bit Of Cash
The Real iTunes Fraud Vulnerability: Gullible Users
Ancient Online Shopping Cart Patent Still Biting Retailers
Evidence Shows You Can, In Fact, 'Compete' With 'Free'
Why No Second Internet Bubble?
Stallman calls for end to ‘war on sharing’
Go Read “Googled” This Week
LH: Make Money in Your Spare Time Doing Simple Online Tasks
HSW: Top 5 Ways to Make Money on the Internet
HSW: Can Facebook make me rich?
HSW: Can I make my living in Second Life?
HSW: How Prepaid Internet Works
HSW: How do social networking sites make money?
HSW: How Outsourcing Works
HSW: What algorithm could save Internet companies billions of dollars?
Quizzes [HSW]: Apple (10), Google (10), Microsoft (10)]
retail/shopping (Amazon.com); travel
virtual goods; long tail (distribution)
Tech-savvy Girl Scouts now selling on multiple platforms
A High-Tech Edge on Black Friday: Smartphone Apps Track the Latest Deals, What's in Stock; Reveal Your Location and Get a Coupon
Apple Plans Service That Lets IPhone Users Pay With Handsets
Phone-Wielding Shoppers Strike Fear Into Retailers (price comparison)
Online Bazaar Builds on Its Base With Sense of Community
Cyber Monday: 100-million-plus people expected to shop, most while at work
Nordstrom Links Online Inventory to Real World
EBay Says Big Growth Is Not Over
New business models emerge for the Web: daily deals, virtual goods and apps
Why Bricks and Clicks Don’t Always Mix (Blockbuster)
Wal-Mart Says ‘Try This On’: Free Shipping
Virtual Goods Expected to Grow by 40 Percent Next Year, Study Says
Mobile Maps Are Moving Indoors To Pinpoint Specific Items On Store Shelves
Psyched to Buy, in Groups
Someday, Store Coupons May Tap You on the Shoulder
Groupon & The Local Social Commerce Frenzy
Fishing for a group deal: What you should know about group-buying websites
Time Is Money (flash sale)
Apple iTunes store; Apple OKs 3rd Party iOS Dev Tools
The Myth Of Razors And Razor Blades
Online Frenzy for Flash Sales
Working from home and online shopping can increase carbon emissions
Will All Brick & Mortar Media Sink Like Blockbuster?
Indonesia Proposes Law To Review & Tax Every Internet Application
Google 2.4% Rate Shows How $60 Billion Lost to Tax Loopholes (“Double Irish” and the “Dutch Sandwich”)
Ohio bans offshoring -- but gives tax relief to outsourcing firm
HSW: Why is eBay banning the sale of online-game virtual assets?
Online Trackers Rake In Funding
Case Study: How TED Learned That 'Giving It Away' Increased Both Popularity And Revenue
Bar Codes Add Detail on Items in TV Ads
Yahoo Happily Admits It Manipulates Ad Auctions To Get Advertisers To Bid More
How Much Did It Cost AOL To Send Us Those CDs In The 90s? 'A Lot!,' Says Steve Case
Billboards Join Wired Age (Wi-Fi Lets Once-Static Posters Interact With Smartphones and Their Owners)
Facebook Passes EBay in Value (1: Google; 2: Amazon; 3: Facebook; 4: eBay) [11/2010]
1 Billion Peoples' Interests Now Tracked by AddThis
The DoubleClick attack and the rise of malvertising
Why companies watch your every Facebook, YouTube, Twitter move
Wait, Wasn't A Paywall Supposed To Boost Ad Revenue?
Letter From Britain: Secrets of the Ads That ‘Stalk’ You
Captcha adverts capture your attention
HOW TO: Deal With Negative Online Sentiment About Your Brand
HSW: How E-mail Marketing Works
BilltoMobile Quietly Emerges As Mobile Payment Powerhouse
Is this the start of the second dotcom bubble? (money-losiung Twitter valued at $10B; Facebook worth more than Ford)
Net-less Egypt may face economic doom Monday
Could the Wikileaks Scandal Lead to New Virtual Currency?
Credit Cards Soon to Get a Makeover (buttons; lights)
The New Speed of Money, Reshaping Markets
[NYT] Budget Puzzle: You Fix the Budget
MobilePay May Be The Death Of The Wallet. Yes, For Real This Time
PayPal debuts check deposits via iPhone app
Goodbye (Crummy) CAPTCHAs. Hello Ad Dollars?
Facebook Hopes Credits Make Dollars
Microsoft offers rewards for using Bing
In Silicon Valley, Forget Your Wallet — But Not Your Phone
Connecting Authors To Tangible Goods They Can Sell?
Neighborly Borrowing, Over the Online Fence
Mary Meeker On Ten Questions Internet Execs Should Ask And Answer
Stanford University's Unique Economic Engine
Google’s Pound of Flesh (payday lenders)
Why Credit Cards?
HSW: How Penny Per Page Might Work
HSW: How Online Bill Paying Works
HSW: How can online banking help me manage my credit?
HSW: Can you use a cell phone as a credit card?
Crowdfunding? Kickstarter Has Some Advice
Social Networks Meant for Social Good, but at a Price
Internet's impact on philantropy a mixed bag
To Help Donors Choose, Web Site (charitynavigator.org) Alters How It Sizes Up Charities
Kiva Partners With Visa To Expand Micro-Loans To U.S. Small Businesses
Kiva Adds Student Loans To Microlending Marketplace
Why non-profit pricing?
Kiva (microfinance) President On The Next 5 Years And Why Zynga (gaming) Is Their Biggest Rival