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Analyst Opinion - 2009 is shaping up to be a nasty year, in fact it looks like 2009 and 2010 will be years we'll want to look back on as briefly as possible. But these years will also clear out of lot of the dead and dying companies that have been clogging up the market. I believe the U.S. and the technology industry will both emerge stronger than they went into this cycle. Let's look at some of the trends that likely will dominate 2009 and a few of the bellwether companies that currently define the tech market.

Home Media

The Holy Grail for home media is being able to move your content around the house and from device to device easier than you can currently move a CD, DVD, or cassette tape. It still amazes me that the misguided efforts surrounding DRM have effectively created some of the strongest incentives for pirates and disincentives for legitimate buyers at the same time. But the music industry has begun to get a clue and stepped away from DRM altogether and the movie industry has started to open up, albeit more slowly, as well.

The combination of mergers, financial pressure, and several years of folks working on this problem will come together in 2009 and by the end of the year we will have the first affordable whole house media solutions that rival Kaleidescape capability. It is interesting to note that Kaleidescape, even with nose bleed prices, grew 747% in 2008 and made the Inc. 500 showcasing just how much demand there is for this kind of capability.
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Your avatar is disturbing.....
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Your avatar is disturbing.....
in a good or bad way?
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Mario is a go getter.
 
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in a good or bad way?
In a Funny way.
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Neither jeans, undies or dresses will stop true love.
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Totally on topic guys ^^
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a new fresh start is always good =D.
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a new fresh start is always good =D.
Not always

I would consider living inside an underground 'tank' after nuclear holocaust a fresh start at something...but nothing good!
    
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