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How Much User Growth is Left for Twitter?

November 20, 2013 / by Michael Zawalsky / 0 Comment

Though Twitter is on pace for 350M users by 2016, this figure is likely to disappoint management and shareholders alike. Yet the cause could be more dire: Twitter is struggling to scale its 'network effect'. Why?

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Where Twitter Goes, Not Even Jack Dorsey Knows

November 05, 2013 / by Matthew Hall / 0 Comment

Twitter'' failure to establish a profitabile business model before hitting slowed user-growth is a troubling sign for the IPO-bound company.

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What Netflix Needs to do to “Become (3x) HBO”

September 17, 2013 / by Ivey Business Review / 3 Comments

Reed Hastings believes Netflix can hit 60-90M US subscribers, but he's wrong about what it will take to get there.

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The Revolution Will be Televised: Assessing Intel’s TV Strategy

July 30, 2013 / by Prashob Menon / 0 Comment

Intel is hoping to disrupt the Cable industry and generate signifcant returns in the process but will it be enough to sate investors hungry for growth?

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Of News and Newborns

July 25, 2013 / by William Meneray / 0 Comment

The media circus surrounding the Royal Baby revealed a rivalry at heart of the news industry that's slowly tearing it apart

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Google Will Regret Shutting Down Google Reader

July 01, 2013 / by Michael Zawalsky / 2 Comments

Google's decision to retire Reader will force many of the company's top users into its competitors' web of services - and not just their RSS services

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Arrested Economics: Assessing Netflix's Original Content Business

June 09, 2013 / by Ivey Business Review / 17 Comments

Arrested Development and House of Cards aren't designed to deliver the metrics Wall Street expects, and this means a lot about how Netflix views its future

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A Deal with the Devil: Part I

June 09, 2013 / by William Meneray / 1 Comment

How Blizzard's attempt to monetize Diablo 3's virtual economy is embroiled in crisis – both for gamers and the company itself

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Original TV Series: The Illusory 'Silver Bullet'

April 30, 2013 / by Ivey Business Review / 3 Comments

Streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon see original TV series as the path to success. It's not. But consumers win.