Tag Archive: music

May 07 2011

Netflix and Pandora Scratch Your Most Basic Itch

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Why settle for filling a niche when you can cater to consumers’ instincts and take it much further?  Streaming media services Netflix and Pandora help sell themselves by scratching a basic human itch.   Your project barely made deadline (only thanks to your unpaid overtime), and traffic crawled all the way home.  You kick off …

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Feb 02 2011

Resurrecting The Jukebox With Mobile Phones

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While some old favorites, like Pogs, are probably well and truly faded, some, like jukeboxes, are just waiting for the right new technology to rescue them from dusty obscurity.  In particular, the rapid expansion of wi-fi and smartphones paves the way for the revival of this magical music box.     Almost ubiquitous in ’50s-style …

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