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June 13 2011
by Todd Hixon

Physics & Politics

I have always loved finding the non-obvious underlying truth, which is why I studied Physics and would be a sad failure in politics. My favorite part of TechCrunch New York was the presentation by EcoMotors, a company that wants to reduce oil consumption and CO2 emissions by producing a much better internal combustion (IC) engine.  ...

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January 18 2011
by Scott Johnson

Mobile Monetization 2.0

Mobile monetization 2.0 is going to happen in 2011.  Marketing budgets against mobile are showing up in the hundreds of millions, some new monetization schemes (CPL and CPD) are paying good eCPMs, 4G is coming, and this is all really great news for entrepreneurs and mobile app publishers as everyone everywhere taps into mobile apps. ...

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June 15 2009
by Scott Johnson

Bing – the next Huggies?

The search business reminds me a bit of the diaper business.  Hugely profitable for the winner, you can’t live without it regardless of economic times, and once you pick a brand you pretty much stick with it.  But incumbents are not 100% secure.  Prior to 1978, there was no Huggies.  Pampers ruled the disposable diaper ...

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May 9 2009
by Todd Hixon

Rod Brooks interview: TLH notes from the Nantucket conference

MIT professor, star of movie Fast, Cheap, and Out of ControliRobot started without a plan, just some JPL contracts, ran that way for 8 yearsDid not raise money until we saw external market opportunities At one point had six product divisions Now two divisions:  gov and consumer If we had it to do again, we would ...

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