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January 26, 2006

Six Ways to Fix MySpace in 2006

Filed under: news — Alfonso Surroca @ 11:45 am

MySpace, you've hit critical mass. A giant media conglomerate owns you, every major-label band has a page, and you're sponsoring events and concerts all over the nation. It's time to realize that you're not a grass-roots little social networking website anymore. It's time for some changes: (more…)

Thumb Thing Book Holder

Filed under: reviews — Alfonso Surroca @ 12:39 am

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In one word: Brilliant. This is quite possibly the best little piece of plastic since the guitar pick.

technorati tags: lifehack, product, reading

January 9, 2006

Blockbuster Video, 1985-2006

Filed under: business — Alfonso Surroca @ 10:12 pm

Wayne Huizenga founded Blockbuster Video, whose first storeopened its doors on October 19, 1985, and sold it to Viacom in 1994. That'swhere the beginning of the end started for Blockbuster. Through itsmismanagement and eventual disavowal, Viacom managed to run Hollywood's once-darling Blockbuster into theground. In just one decade. (more…)

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