You Will Have Pancakes and You Will Like It Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Streaming video cannibalizing DVD rentals, says Netflix
Not sure why this sounds so negative. We were under the impression that consumer adoption of digital media through legal sources was some sort of holy grail.
- Netflix attracting more subscribers through streaming video
Hmm, watching video at home…the new recession-proof industry.
- Should Yahoo Buy Gawker, iThe New York Times/i?
While Nick Denton’s reasons why this is a bad idea don’t make sense, the entire notion isn’t necessarily a smart venture.
- Gone Tomorrow: City Pages parent suspends comics, including “This Modern World”
Dear Village Voice Media, it is common knowledge that eliminating Content That People Like will lead to financial success.
- GateHouse, New York Times reach settlement
Hmm, did Gatehouse really get a win here? Nope. But that’s okay. They stuck to their guns. Or something. Be curious to see the impact this has on ad revenue for Gatehouse.
- Wikipedia editors may approve all changes
The hard sell to change the way certain updates are handled comes after inaccurate changes were made during Barack Obama’s inauguration — sometimes speed is a bad thing.
- Kindle 2.0 Coming February 9? (AMZN)
According to Silicon Alley Insider, the new Kindle will be announced just as Tools of Change begins. Interestingly, the announcement will happen at a library.
- Marvel sued for $750m in movie profits
Veddy, veddy interesting.