DJ Powers

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Do you Suffer from the Urgency Addiction? It’s More Common Than you Think

I suffer from the “urgency addiction.” I know it sounds like one of the falsely humble things like telling somebody in a job interview that your …

5 Frightening Facts from Forrester and the Good News for Digital Marketers

Yesterday Forrester Research released its latest report on digital marketing after taking a survey from consumers in both North America and …

How to Win the Ebook War

<b>[Editor’s Note:</b> Former Amazon manager Jason Merkoski, one of the early leaders of the company’s Kindle team, is the author of the new book <i>Burning the</i> …

The 25 best free games to play right now

There are a lot of free games out there these days, but the <i>best free games</i>? Those are a little bit harder to find. Don't waste hours on games that …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Rockstar publishes every Grand Theft Auto radio station on Spotify

The best part of any Grand Theft Auto game is the radio. Driving around while flipping through the stations builds an amazing amount of atmosphere for Liberty City or San Andreas.<p>If you’ve ever wished you could quickly cue up the songs that blast from those radio stations on your computer or in …

Going digital: Starbucks ‘Pick of the Week’ card now available through iOS app

Starbucks’ mobile app is becoming a little more robust, as the Seattle-based coffee giant is now incorporating the “Pick of the Week” program into …

An e-book projector? Kindle vet sees big hardware changes, and lower prices

A new book by Jason Merkoski, a former Amazon manager who was an early leader of the company’s Kindle team, tells the inside story of the company’s …

Amazon unveils Look.com, rivaling Zulily in kid’s apparel

Amazon.com’s Quidsi unit today unveiled Look.com, a new site that’s designed to sell children’s apparel and footwear. It marks the latest move by …

Who’s Paying Aereo to Watch Free TV?

Is Aereo legal?<p>We’ll see.<p>If Aereo is legal, what does that mean for the TV business?<p>We’ll see.<p>Who exactly is Aereo’s target market? Who’s going to …

New York City

Shares of PC Companies and Their Suppliers Whacked on Sales Decline

By all indications, it’s going to be a rough day on the stock market for any company exposed to the personal computer business.<p>Yesterday’s reports …

Stock Markets

Short intro course on money

I tried to put together a short intro course on money for students who have already studied basic macroeconomics. It consists of nine posts:<p>1. <b>Money</b> …

The Bitcoin Bubble and the Future of Currency

A few days ago, the value of all the bitcoins in the world blew past $1 billion for the first time ever. That’s an impressive achievement, for a …