I was on Leo Laporte’s TWIT show yesterday and ended up going on a bit of a rant about Apple and “Planet of the Apps.” My view on “content” efforts like this is pretty simple. It is distracting, non-core to Apple and basically avoids the bigger challenges: how to add data and Internet DNA into … Continue reading Should Apple Buy Netflix?
After systematically dismantling the retail book selling ecosystem for two decades, Amazon has now opened a real physical book store in Seattle’s Univeristy Village. The Seattle Times reveals that the 7,500 squarefoot store will feature books that based on Amazon.com data. “We’re taking the data we have and we’re creating physical places with it,” Jennifer Cast, VP of … Continue reading Amazon finally has a “store”