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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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Jolting TransAlta's Flagging Performance

September 23, 2013 / by Andrew Cornhill / 0 Comment

TransAlta must reposition it's power portfolio, adding Alberta peaking plants is an easy first step.

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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 Content Case for the new Apple TV

September 15, 2013 / by Jordan Mayes / 0 Comment

Apple's entrance into the living room is an important bulkhead for their content distribution strategy

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The Newspaper is Dead. Long Live the Newspaper.

September 05, 2013 / by Prashob Menon / 0 Comment

The US newspaper industry, bolstered by new investors, is being reinvented. What will it look like in the future?

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Why aren’t Digital Magazines Working?

August 29, 2013 / by Matthew Hall / 6 Comments

New data from the Alliance for Audited Media shows that only one magazine has made digital subscriptions work. Are current solutions wrong, or was the end of print overhyped?

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Big Beer Goes Flat

July 30, 2013 / by Matthew Hall / 0 Comment

To take back share from the fast-rising 'craft brewery' segment, Big Beer is investing in new cans and bottles. They'd be better off partnering.

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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?