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Amazon Takes On Netflix

The online video streaming market continues to be a hot topic, with Amazon.com now hoping to release its own streaming service to compete with Netflix.  On the heels of the recent NBC / Comcast negotiations…


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The Cloud War Impact of WikiLeaks

Since WikiLeaks released those government cables last month (Nov 28), which arguably embarrassed numerous international figures and diplomats, British and Swedish authorities have managed to arrest of Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, over rape allegations. The…



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Noisy Biodegradable Sun Chip Bag Gets Dumped

In the push for companies to be more “green”, Frito-Lay earlier this year introduced their new biodegradable bags for Sun Chips. The commercials were great and so too was the concept. Problem is, the bags…





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Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros turns 25

For those of us that were kids in the 80’s, the name Mario has a particularly nostalgic meaning today as the game Super Marios Bros celebrates its 25th birthday today. For kicks, I did a…



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Fools and geniuses and energy plans

The subject line of this post is actually a quote from T. Boone Pickens, Texas oil man gone activist who started PickensPlan during the 2008 Presidential campaign.   PickensPlan, which we have written about on…