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  1. Continuing to follow up on a bet I had with AaronSw.
  2. With loss leaders, we all lose. Summary: "We show that large retailers, competing with smaller stores that carry a narrower range, can exercise market power by pricing below cost some of the products also offered by the smaller rivals, in order to discriminate multistop shoppers from one-stop shoppers. Loss leading thus appears as an exploitative device rather than as an exclusionary instrument, although it hurts the smaller rivals as well; banning below-cost pricing increases consumer surplus, rivals' profits, and social welfare. Our insights extend to industries where established firms compete with entrants offering fewer products. They also apply to complementary products such as platforms and applications."
    updated: 22-12-2012, original: 22-12-2012 to , , , , , , , ,
  3. Talk about perverse incentives.
  4. Meh. The current isn't broken because it has gone down an enormous amount. In fact, it may have broken because it was so high! BC was heavily influenced by the speculators and investors. I think that a much lower price much more accurately reflects the number of people who believe they are likely to use it.
  5. Fairway's online shopping can't come too soon.
  6. Non-Android interface to the Android market? Sorta? I really just want to limit to applications that are free software!

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