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A Closer Look: How Alibaba Compares with US Companies Now

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Alibaba is a massive e-commerce company based on a web of interconnected relationships. How do they stack up against the U.S. corporate model?
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Larry Press: Why I Won’t Buy Ebola.Com

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The domain squatter who buys disease names is now trying to unload Ebola.Com. Here's why our Larry Press won't be buying it. Essay.
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Nobel Laureate Jean Tirole’s Lessons for Silicon Valley

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Jean Tirole, 2014 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, has some lessons for the Internet business. Larry Press elaborates.
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Netflix Comcast Deal: The Costs We Bear

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Regarding the Netflix Comcast deal, a report is out that guesses at the cost of the content stream deal between the two and what that means to you. Telling.
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Larry Press: Where USDS and 18F Come In

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The U.S. Digital Service (USDS) is an IT management firm that the White House just launched in hopes of bringing the U.S. government further into the tech age.
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Larry Press: An Algebra I Story

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Who knew 70 percent of incoming UCLA freshmen took online courses on their own? Larry Press comments on a UCLA survey and the future of online courses.
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The TWiT Brick House: My Visit to Podcast Mecca

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Larry Press visits the TWiT studio, Brickhouse, in Petaluma, CA. Commentary and pictures on the show and host Leo Laporte.
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Tour De France 2014 Apps for Android, Apple iOS

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Larry Press reviews NBC's Tour de France 2014 app for Apple iOS. Check it out here.
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The Chromebase, a Revolution in Desktop

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Our Larry Press looks at the new Chromebase, a desktop running Chrome OS. See why he's sold on the new, safe computing system.
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Aereo’s Platform in Demand After Supreme Court Rule

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Aereo has been judged its in violation of copyright law by the Supreme Court. But the demand for local TV via the Internet is stronger than ever. A Larry Press analysis.
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A New Course for Financing Entry-level Training

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Colleges and universities are doing a poor job of training students for entry level jobs -- companies may (re)assume that role. Larry Press comments.
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ISPs, Content Providers, Customers (analysis)

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Content providers and ISPs continue to duke it out, keeping the statistics and real-data measures under wraps. As for customers? They are left in the lurch, as Larry Press explains.
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Flash Boys and Real-life High-frequency Trading (commentary)

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Our Larry Press looks at Michael Lewis' book "Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt." Press questions whether high-frequency trading is necessary.
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Larry Press: Comcast Data Caps and Cord Cutter Pain (analysis)

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Upcoming Comcast data caps really ought to depress cord cutters. Larry Press provides the deep dive data to back up that claim. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
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Korean Internet Faster and Cheaper than U.S. (commentary)

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Larry Press reports that the Korean Internet services outside of Seoul equate to roughly $22 a month for 100 Mbps of Internet. How does that compare to your rate?
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Chromebook vs. Laptop (analysis)

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Our Larry Press tests the Chromebook C720 against his trusty laptop. He would really prefer to have both, but each has its merits. Review and analysis.
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Office for the iPad — Too Late?

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Office for the iPad is here, but the iPad is four years old. Preliminary reviews say Microsoft has done a good job on the touch user interface. Larry Press reports.
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Short MOOCs: A New Trend for MOOCs?

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MOOCs (massive open online courses) once emulated university classes. The reality? Most people who take MOOCs are not interested in getting university credit. Larry Press reports on a MOOC trend.
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Calls for Strong Net Neutrality

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that he agreed to pay Comcast an interconnection fee to alleviate deteriorating customer experience. Can Net Neutrality be a reality? Larry Press reports.
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Capturing Egypt’s Never Ending Story (podcast)

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Filmmakers of "The Square" discuss Egypt and how social media is causing a paradigm shift in today's world.
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