Subject: Gleanings: 1-click elephants?
Peterme complains about TiVo’s ads in his sept. 18th entry, and I think he’s right
why would a company not publicize their most valuable quality in favor of presenting a feeling/mood/attitude?
tog writes about the elephant in your livingroom. funny and often quite accurate.
APROPOS OF NOTHING
tiny drawing put on chips by playful engineers
MSNBC: Credit-card fraud has become a nightmare for e-merchants.
But in the world of Internet retailing, the customers are always right. As a
result, whether customers are ripping off merchants or have been victimized
themselves by credit-card thieves, it’s the merchants who almost always end up losing money.
USA Today: Apple licenses Amazon’s 1-Click.
”Right now Apple and Amazon are the only two companies in the world that use
this technology,” said Mitch Mandich, Apple senior vice president of
worldwide sales. ”Amazon claims they have a patent, and so we didn’t want to
do anything that could infringe on the patent.”