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Why the innovation race is getting automated

  • Today’s business climate is fraught with a justified sense of existential dread. Its source is not new – competition and disruption have existed since the beginning of commerce. But today that anxiety is aggravated by bigger stakes, readily available funding, rapid information flow, and an unprecedented speed of technological advance. Taken together, those factors and others are depriving startup founders and Fortune 500 CEOs alike the respite of a good night’s sleep. But apart from causing anxiety, the present business climate is also forcing companies to operate differently. Large companies seeking to protect their core business are active in the…

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Everything coming to Netflix in January

  • The new year is just around the corner, and that means a whole new slate of movies and TV shows to watch on your streaming service of choice will soon be on their way. Netflix will be kicking the new year off in a big way, and it comes down to four words: Tim Burton’s original Batman.

    Okay, that might not be a huge slam dunk for everyone else, but I’m certainly excited about it. The service will also be adding a wide selection of new original movies, like Mike Flanagan’s thriller Before I Wake (January 5th), the Jack Black indie comedy The Polka King (January 12th), and A Futile and Stupid Gesture, the Will Forte comedy about the origins of National Lampoon (arriving on January 26th, shortly after its premiere at the 2018 Sundance Film...

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Apple has a history of choosing cash over startups

  •  Apple has more cash than any other tech company on the planet. Yet, that hasn’t translated into spending on acquisitions. Over the past five years, Apple has spent the least on M&A out of all the “Big Five” most valuable U.S. tech companies. That’s despite the fact that it is estimated to have more than $260 billion in cash and cash equivalents. So, is it buying… Read More

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Gillmor Gang: Golden Goose

  •  The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Frank Radice, Denis Pombriant, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 15, 2017. G3: Last Hope — Mary Hodder, Halley Suitt Tucker, Elisa Camahort Page, Tina Hui, and Tina Chase Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, December 15, 2017. @stevegillmor, @dsearls, @fradice, @kteare, @DenisPombriant Produced and directed by Tina Chase… Read More

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