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Could a Time Warner-Viacom game of chicken boost online video?

The content push from television to Internet could get a boost tonight if Viacom follows through with a threat to pull Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and others from the Time Warner Cable lineup at Midnight. It's coming down to an 11th hour game of chicken but Viacom has shown in the past that it doesn't blink.

December 31, 2008 by Sam Diaz


Outsourcing Predictions for 2009

It's going to be a pivotal year in the global IT and BPO services business as companies seek to get more for less with their budgets. How will this impact the world of global services delivery and outsourcing?

December 30, 2008 by Phil Fersht


January 5th: time to shake off the gloom

On January 5th it's business as usual, companies will be selling and delivering their services, looking for new avenues that will provide them with competitive bite, operational excellence and new ways of surviving in a tough business environment. We are part of that.

December 30, 2008 by Phil Fersht


No bailout for you? Online finance tools help you ride the economic storm

If there were any financial lessons learned in 2008, one of the big ones was understanding that your financial standing tomorrow might be very different than your financial standing today. And seeing how a government bailout to pay off your Visa bill likely isn't on the way, it's up to you - Joe and Jane Taxpayer - to take matters into your own hands.

December 30, 2008 by Sam Diaz


Holiday recap: Amazon bucks trend of worst retail season in decades

On this, the other Black Friday, here are a few bits of retail news worth sharing:Amazon said today that the 2008 holiday shopping season was its "best ever," even though a report released on Christmas Day called the season one of the worst in decades.Amazon says very little about its success, choosing instead to release only one tidbit of data: more than 6.

December 26, 2008 by Sam Diaz


Laptop Power Out of Thin Air And Other Christmas Wishes

Santa and his reindeer will be flying around, dropping down your chimney with a 3G iPhone, Amazon Kindle, GPS device or other techno gee-gaw you’ve been lusting after.But if you’re looking for something really cool, you may want to start putting together your wish list for Christmas 2009 or 2010.

December 23, 2008 by Tom Steinert-Threlkeld