A Price Tag on Content

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Executives at the New York Times Co. flinch at the term readers and journalists have given to the paper’s digital subscription plan, which launched globally on March 28. The new “paywall” limits readers to a maximum of 20 articles a

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Hanover has a funny way of expressing itself. It appears that April showers bring May…more showers? As this spring term draws to a close, we would like to introduce the newly renovated Dartmouth Business Journal. We’ve gathered many enthusiastic students

Africa’s Land Deals

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In November 2008, South Korean company Daewoo Logistics made a deal with Madagascar’s government to lease roughly half of the nation’s agricultural land for the production of corn and palm oil. For the people of poverty-stricken Madagascar, it was intolerable

Tech Picks

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Continue reading…Cloud computing services have been getting a lot of buzz lately. But is it justified? Google, Rackspace, Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu seem to think so. Since “the cloud” is basically what the internet has been trying to be

Barcelona: What You See May Not Be Reality

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After seeing the swarm of tourists trekking up La Rambla street in Barcelona, one would never guess that Spain is undergoing a serious economic crisis. Barcelona’s hundreds of small cafes and restaurants are full of both tourists and locals. The

Let’s Just Keep This Between Us: How Facebook Made “Going Viral” More Private

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This past April, Facebook’s ubiquitous “Like” button celebrated its first birthday. In what has already been a tremendous year for Facebook (gaining 200 million more users and an implicit $50 billion valuation), the success of its ambitious attempt to connect

Hulu Plus: Freemium Gone Wrong

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Hulu.com was initially launched in 2007 as a defensive move by television networks to address the growing unlicensed television content being shared illegally over the internet. Television network executives at NBC Universal, Fox Entertainment and ABC created the website as

Corporate Sustainability: Friction or Synergy?

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The economic crisis has caused many companies to reevaluate their business practices in order to cut unnecessary expenditures. Pursuing sustainability and green business practices in the workplace has become an important focus in the drive for increased efficiency.In order to Continue reading…

Women in the Middle East: Business Behind The Veils

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What is the role of women in business in the Middle East, if there even is one? Although it is safe to say that many modern cultures are breaking free of the close-minded stereotypes of yesterday, the image of the

Networking @ Now: Tuck’s Rebecca Joffrey Shares Insights

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As upperclassmen prepare for the real world, there is a real need to be able to socialize and network in ways that are appropriate for corporate America. At Dartmouth, we often engage in social behaviors that are not conducive to Continue reading…