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  • Copyright Laws: Guily Vs. Universal Case

    Copyright laws have grown to become a very prominent issue in this country. As the number of developers, artists, and other cretaors increases, the more subjects we have available to compare to other objects, the higher chances there are that two of said objects will be considered similar enough that one of the, or even perhaps both parties involved will feel cheated by the other, giving context on the increasing amount of copyright laws and trials. The cases of Sony 's Betamax and Grokster 's StreamCast are two examples of this phenomenon that display the two ways in which this trial can end, and serves to help identify what exactly copyright is, who is guily of it, and who is innocent. Starting off, we have the Sony vs Universal case, otherwise…

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  • Why Are Cost, Revenue And Profit Important?

    of innovation, most companies prefer to imitate a successful product or business method rather than looking of innovation. The second reason is that people will take less risk by imitating others than innovation. Oded Shenkar (2010), a business professor at Ohio State University, mentions that many imitators are more successful than innovators even if they enter the market later, According to the book “Copycats: How Smart Companies Use Imitation to Gain a Strategic Edge” by Oded Shenkar (2010),…

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  • Media Court Case Study

    Data showed that “90 percent of the files being shared [were] copyrighted files” (Casebriefs.Com). MGM used this against Grokster saying they were breaking the Copyright Act by permitting users to share copyrighted files. MGM argued that Grokster is not made for justifiable reasons. They said that the main use of the program is to share these files illegally. This case was compared to the Betamax case. Sony was sued by Universal Studios because people could and were using VCR to record shows and…

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  • Cheerful Ending: Movie Analysis

    The US Theatrical Version (1982, 116 minutes), known as the first form or Domestic Cut. This form was discharged on Betamax and VHS in 1983. This adaptation stayed unreleased on DVD for a long time. This adaptation (with the global cut) was re-discharged as a feature of the 5-plate Ultimate Edition in 2007, exhibited in same video and sound exchange as the 2006 remastered Director 's Cut. The 1982 American dramatic adaptation discharged by the studio incorporated the "upbeat closure" however…

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  • Overview Of The Netflix: The Era Of Cable-Cutter

    Randolph and Reed Hastings. Randolph co-founded MicroWarehouse which was a computer mail order company, while Hastings was a former match teacher, who founded Pure Software which at the time, has recently sold for $700 million. Hastings initially invested $2.5 million for the startup of Netflix. The tale about the start of company reportedly goes that Hastings’ idea came to fruition for rental-by-mail when he had to pay $40 in fines after returning an overdue copy of the film Apollo 13[1]. At…

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  • The Importance Of Street Food

    Despite our love for food, street food has a love-hate relationship with us. From the icky “betamax” to the infamous “balut”, the enjoyment and lack thereof varies from one individual to another. But through this love-hate relationship, Philippine street food mirrors a lot about the different Filipino characteristics of being hospitable, frugal, resourceful, and hardworking, through how it’s prepared, cooked, and eaten. In Bonifacio Global City’s Mercato, where a market of street food is held…

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  • Masaru Ibuka Corporate Culture

    “convergence” principle could at last be unleashed for the pursuit of Sony’s potentially titanic economic brilliance. And, indeed Morita fulfilled his vision to cultivate a harmony of Sony-branded products and services that still survive to this day. Under his command, the Sony corporation launched intriguingly various product lines into their economic arsenal such as Sony Prudential Life, a life insurance service whose remnants are embodied by the currently existing Sony Life Insurance Co. Ltd.…

    Words: 1640 - Pages: 7
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