Tag Archive: Netflix

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 21 2010

Warner Bros. Heralds Future of Video Rental

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The Blockbuster closest to my house recently sold, shuttered, and gutted, grimly foreshadowing the end of the video-rental store era.  Like Sony Walkman cassette players (do my younger readers even know what these are?), VHS has all but vanished.  DVD and Blu-ray, too, are trembling before the inevitable growth of online video streaming.  Like a …

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