John Murrell

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Investors Give Netflix a Big Thumbs-Down

Following the lead of thousands of angry customers, investors continued to batter Netflix today in the wake of its bungled change in pricing strategy and the controversial separation of its DVD and streaming businesses. On July 13, when the price change was announced, the stock was trading at $298.73. Since then, the stock has bounced down a cliff, closing today at $130.03, a 52-week low.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work