The 3 main social networks are putting software developers out of business

81% of the world’s social networking population is found on Facebook, Youtube and Twitter combined. The quest (or more likely pressure) by these social networks to turn netizens’ content, provided freely on their sites, into money-making machines is turning them into ugly monsters. Implications for 3rd party software developers are dire.

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Your cellphone contract coming to an end? Time to consider a prepaid option

If you have a mobile contract subscription with any of the main mobile operators, you will most probably renew you contract with the same company at expiry. This consumer inertia is fundamental to mobile operators’ preference for mobile contracts – they keep you for longer and make more money from you. However, there could be a case for considering a prepaid cellphone subscription.

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