- Ars Technica: Inside Team Romney’s whale of an IT meltdown
It was supposed to be a “killer app,” but a system deployed to volunteers by Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign may have done more harm to Romney’s chances on Election Day—largely because of a failure to follow basic best practices for IT projects.
- AllThingsD: Netflix CEO: Amazon Losing Up to $1 Billion a Year on Streaming Video
Reed Hastings says that, one day, Amazon will provide real competition for Netflix. But the Netflix CEO says Jeff Bezos will have to spend a lot of money before that happens: Hastings says Amazon is losing between $500 million and a $1 billion a year as it acquires streaming video content rights.