Rex On Techs

There is no middle ground with Netflix - Rex On Techs - MarketWatchThere’s No Middle Ground With Netflix
MarketWatch: Rex On Techs, Dec. 7, 2012
When it comes to dealing with Netflix Inc., it’s easy to remember something former President George W. Bush said not long after 9/11.

In his speech before Congress, Bush laid out the terms of the then-new War On Terror: You are either with us, or with the terrorists.

No middle ground.

 

Facebook’s Zuckerberg- Today’s Don Draper - Rex On Techs - MarketWatchFacebook’s Zuckerberg: Today’s Don Draper
MarketWatch: Rex On Techs, May 4, 2012
“It’s not called the wheel. It’s called the carousel.”
Fans of the AMC television series “Mad Men” will recognize these words as those of 1960s advertising executive Don Draper, played by actor Jon Hamm.

 

Betting on Zynga and legal online gambling - Rex On Techs - MarketWatchBetting On Zynga And Legal Online Gambling
MarketWatch: Rex On Techs, Feb. 27, 2013
In the movie “The Color of Money,” Paul Newman tells us why people gamble on everything from the Super Bowl to how long it will take for a traffic light to change.

As pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson, Newman laid it on the line: “Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.”


Rough ride for Groupon’s spinning wheel - Rex On Techs - MarketWatchRough Ride For Groupon’s Spinning Wheel
MarketWatch: Rex On Techs, Dec. 7, 2012
If you’re familiar with Groupon Inc. and over-the-top pop rock from the late 1960s, you probably can’t help but think about the old Blood, Sweat & Tears song “Spinning Wheel.” If that earworm of an opening line “What goes up/Must come down” has taken over your mind, don’t feel bad.

 


Angie’s List gets high marks as shares rise - Rex On Techs - MarketWatch
“Angie’s List gets high marks as shares rise”
MarketWatch: Rex On Techs, March 11, 2013
If the Internet has demonstrated anything, it may be to show how easily people’s opinions can be disseminated and how powerfully they can matter. It’s that basic construct that has proven the basis of the business model for Angie’s List Inc.

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