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Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s New Deals

January 29, 2015 – 6:05 am | Comments Off
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Online streaming companies like Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) are producing more original programming as it makes more economic sense for them when they have complete ownership of the content. This year is going to see more original programming than ever before from Netflix as well as Amazon.
Netflix Originals in 2015
Netflix tasted big success with its political thriller House of Cards which was a Read more [...]

Google Buying Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Is Idle Speculation

January 28, 2015 – 7:02 am | Comments Off
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Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) getting acquired this year is mostly speculation and Google acquiring Twitter especially so. Both are immense success stories in their own rights but there is no complementarity between the two companies that makes an acquisition inevitable.
Twitter Is A-Changin’
Twitter has often been accused of not innovating its platform fast enough and compared negatively with a platform Read more [...]

Staying Competitive Across Centuries — The IBM And GE Experience

January 26, 2015 – 11:12 am | Comments Off
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Can companies maintain their competitive edge across the centuries? As technology makes rapid strides, it’s certainly tougher and tougher for companies to endure. International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM) and General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) are examples of two companies that seem to have managed this difficult feat.
Is Firing 100,000 Employees The Solution to IBM’s Woes?
As IBM dismisses Read more [...]

An Oscar Nod To Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s Documentary Virunga

January 15, 2015 – 12:10 pm | Comments Off
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As the Oscar nominations were announced today, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) got a nomination for its documentary Virunga produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. This after Kevin Spacey’s win at the Golden Globes just a few days back.
Netflix Virunga Gets Nominated For An Oscar
The Best Documentary Feature category had Virunga which was an original Netflix documentary. But among the nominated documentaries Read more [...]

Both Toyota And Honda Push Fuel Cell Vehicles And Beg To Differ With Elon Musk And Tesla Motors

January 14, 2015 – 11:46 am | Comments Off
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The Japanese automakers appear to be on a different technology trajectory than Elon Musk and Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) which sees the future as all-electric. While Tesla is not the only game in town when it comes to EVs, it is the dominant brand — at least in terms of name recognition and fame — in the EV space.

The likes of Nissan Leaf and General Motors with its Chevrolet Volt — and Read more [...]

IBM — The Big Blue That Could, In Mainframes And Beyond

January 14, 2015 – 11:05 am | Comments Off

It’s to International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM)’s credit that it manages to evolve with the times and keep itself relevant in any given technological epoch. IBM has been through many paradigm shifts in the world of technology.
IBM’s z13 Mainframes
IBM’s mainframe business is a prime example of how this company has managed to stay relevant in an increasingly fast-changing world. In Read more [...]

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