".brands" approach with Internet name shake-up →
infoneer-pulse: Brand owners will soon be able to operate their own parts of the Web — such as .apple, .coke or .marlboro — if the biggest shake-up yet in how Internet domains are awarded is approved. After years of preparation and wrangling, ICANN, the body that coordinates Internet names, is expected to approve the move at a special board meeting in Singapore on Monday. » via Yahoo! News
Kickstarter: Shortening the Maximum Project Length →
kickstarter: Over our first two years, the projects that have given themselves the most amount of time to reach their funding goal have actually done it less often than any other projects on Kickstarter. The overall success rate is 44%, but for 90 day projects (our max) it’s 24%. We can’t say for certain why… continued
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Apple Moves To The Cloud →
Steve Jobs admits that syncing data between all the devices he sells you is driving people crazy, so Apple wants you to pay to have your data stored on it’s servers. I think this makes a lot of sense. However, Apple is going to have to start creating more trust. A company that sells me the latest and greatest at a premium and then discounts it 30 days later is not who I want to trust with...