ISP’s agree on Copyright Alert System, plan to notify you to death for piracy infringements — Engadget http://www.engadget.com/2011/07/08/isps-agree-on-copyright-alert-system-plan-to-notify-you-to-dea/
ISPs to Disrupt Internet Access of Copyright Scofflaws | Threat Level | Wired.com http://m.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/07/disrupting-internet-access/
Introducing Startup Foundation Des Moines – Silicon Prairie News http://www.siliconprairienews.com/2011/07/introducing-startup-foundation-des-moines
Analysis: Amazon Faces Taxing IssuesAs The Pressure On E-tailers Mounts – 2011-07-05 04:01:00 | TWICE http://www.twice.com/article/470501-Analysis_Amazon_Faces_Taxing_Issues_As_The_Pressure_On_E_tailers_Mounts.php
Some Mobile Programmers Skeptical About Adobe’s Flash Utopia | Gadget Lab | Wired.com http://m.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/06/adobe-flash-flex/
Amazon to Connecticut, Arkansas: ‘Drop Dead’ Over Sales Tax | Epicenter | Wired.com http://m.wired.com/epicenter/2011/06/amazon-conn-ark/
The population of Iowa per the 2010 census is 3,046,355. According to the Department of Labor, cited at http://www.visualeconomics.com/how-the-average-us-consumer-spends-their-paycheck/, The average household (2.5 members) spends $2968 annually on entertainment. So, if our calculations are correct, we are looking at a $3.2B market. And they say Iowa doesn’t have entertainment potential!
Check out Dwolla at https://www.dwolla.com/ . They are a new business from right here in Iowa. It is their goal to position themselves against companies like PayPal. Very interesting!
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