Building a startup still means buying or selling SOMETHING

Startups | The Easiest Path to Online Riches Is Good Ol’ Buying and Selling
Marcus Wohlsen, wired.com

While Google and Facebook might be transformative internet technologies that mint their inventors money, your consumer internet startup is more likely to hit that billion-dollar mark if it’s in the business of digital transactions.

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Netflix is a good place to see how fast your Internet service is

Netflix launches monthly ISP speed rankings, praises Google Fiber, and calls out AT&T
By Adi Robertson, theverge.com

Net­flix is wide­ly acknowl­edged to make up a large chunk of down­stream inter­net traf­fic, and the com­pa­ny is now using that posi­tion to start chart­ing how fast ISPs can stream movies to cus­tomers. Every month, it’s announced, it will post…

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