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New Environmentalism: Protecting Your Female Ecology

Molly Hayward | Posted 08.09.2014 | Impact
Molly Hayward

Ecology refers to the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. I was recently introduced to the work of Sandra Stein...

The Rise of the Subscription Economy

Kyle Hutzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Kyle Hutzler

A profound shift in consumers' spending habits, in which goods are repackaged as services, is well underway and has the potential to fundamentally reshape the rhythm of the American economy. It also raises profound questions for the impact it will have on economy.

Can I Share My Netflix Account?

Zoe Chaves | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Zoe Chaves

When I first saw the Netflix Profiles pop-up I thought it was a trick: "Who's watching?" it asked. Eek! Not me! Sorry! I'd been using a friend's account for two years and thought my day of reckoning had arrived.

Why Software As a Service Will Kill Accountability

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 09.29.2013 | Technology
Michael Morgenstern

I just downloaded the trial for Adobe Premiere Pro 7.0, which is available only as part of their Creative Cloud system. As explained by Wired, Creative Cloud isn't really a cloud; it's a fancy way of repackaging subscription-based software.

Catherine New

LOOK: 9 Strange Things You Can Have Regularly Delivered To Your Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 03.11.2013 | Small Business

Even as newspapers and magazines lament the demise of subscribers, there seems to be no shortage of small businesses vying to deliver other goods to y...

The Spare-Change Startup

Tien Tzuo | Posted 03.20.2013 | Small Business
Tien Tzuo

It has never been easier to get a startup off the ground. When looking at the core IT services that pin your company together, the choice of services is vast. Here's how you can build an IT infrastructure on the cheap.

Rdio To Pay Artists For Subscription Referrals

AP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Small Business

LOS ANGELES — Music subscription service Rdio is looking to dispel the notion that streaming services underpay artists for their work. Starting Tues...

How Opening the Mail Is Fueling BirchBox

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 11.12.2012 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

Birchbox finds unlikely success on YouTube There's nothing quite like a good reveal -- that moment a magician pulls the very card you were thinking o...

Seven Days of Creation

Guy Cimbalo | Posted 10.10.2012 | Small Business
Guy Cimbalo

Bespoke Post cuts it close It took several years and (and a few hundred million bucks) to make Kevin Costner's famously terrible Waterworld. Cult cla...

Subscribing to Fashion and Lifestyle

Carrie Hammer | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Carrie Hammer

There has been a recent surge of subscription-based businesses particularly within the fashion and lifestyle realms. This business intrigues me as it often seems to be of much more benefit to the retailer than to the customer to be on a subscription basis.

A Word About Digital Subscriptions to The Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.01.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Today marks a significant transition for The Huffington Post Media Group, as we introduce digital subscriptions for employees of The New York Times. It's an important step that we hope you will see as an investment in The Huffington Post. If you are not an employee of The New York Times, you will continue to have full and free access to our news, information, opinion, and the rest of our rich offerings. If you are an employee of The Times, you may view one free article a month or choose one of our NYT Employee Digital Subscription Plans®. In our most popular plan, Times employees can view the first 6 letters of each word at no charge (including slideshows of adorable kittens). After 6 letters, we will ask you to become a digital subscriber. Click here to read how this will work.

The Music Industry's New Model: Where Is It?

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Pollack

2010-08-26-Screenshot20100826at12.31.20PM.png Consider this: out of nearly 200,000 albums that appeared Neilsen's Soundscan chart in 2009, only 85 sold at least 250,000 copies.

Pulitzer: A Lost World Where Words Mattered

James McGrath Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James McGrath Morris

In one stroke, Pulitzer simultaneously elevated the common man and took his spare change. The World was good and readers flocked.