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Amazon Earnings Down Sharply For Q3 2011, Even As Sales Rise

October 26, 2011


With the $199 Kindle Fire tablet shipping in a little over two weeks, Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) announced $10.88 billion in revenues for Q3 2011, up 44 percent over this time last year, but net income of $63 million on $0.14 per share—down 73 percent from last year. Strong sales, and apparently high Kindle pre-orders, were […]

Research Digest: Social Media Boost Video Views, TV Engagement

October 25, 2011


Social referrals are driving up online video consumption, while TV viewers are increasingly multi-tasking, according to two separate research pieces from YouGov and Hitwise published on Monday. Here, we digest the key points… Online Video: Bringing Social Media to Life (Experian Hitwise): September UK video site visits are up 36 percent y-o-yto 785 million. 86 […]

Rupert Murdoch thinks tablet devices will save newspapers – what if he’s right?

October 24, 2011


When Rupert Murdoch declared in April 2010 that Apple’s iPad “may well be the saving of the newspaper industry,” some commentators scoffed at him. How could one device reverse the freight train of web publishing and the irreversible structural shift of advertisers and readers away from dead trees? Indeed, Murdoch’s declaration may well be over-cooked: […]