In Defense of Netflix

According to investment blog Seeking Alpha, Netflix is going to lower fourth quarter guidance because, among other things, "Everybody hates the split of the brand into Netflix and Qwikster." A couple of web comics, Oatmeal and The Joy of Tech, rip into the company even more mercilessly. Press coverage has…

Firefox's Version Controversy isn't Just About Marketing. It's About the Strategic Direction of the Company.

For those who tuned in late, Mozilla announced after the release of Firefox 4 in March that they would be instituting a rapid release schedule like that of Google Chrome, involving a new browser release every six weeks. Resistance to the plan has been widespread. To some degree this reaction…