Archive for 2015/06


AMAZON FIRE PHONE We thought Jeff Bezos might be the new Steve Jobs. The Fire Phone proved otherwise. Amazon throws half-baked products at the consumer, just like Google, but Google doesn’t usually charge for them. Furthermore, everybody knows mobile is not about the handset, but the service. And that in the U.S. you’re usually locked […]

Rock Star CEOs

John Legere is selling a crappy product in a new way and winning all the while. He’s a rock star CEO. Kind of like Stewart Butterfield, the CEO of Slack, the cofounder of Flickr, who went ballistic on the “Wall Street Journal” today Slack CEO explodes over editorial about the South Carolina shooting, says ‘f— […]

More Apple Music

It’s gonna go freemium. Just like Apple pivoted when the indies and Taylor Swift complained about the three month no pay plan, when customers abandon Apple Music en masse after their initial trial, Apple’s gonna pivot again. Just like Spotify. Remember when Spotify was gonna be free for only six months? When you had to […]

Eddy Cue Caves

Apple will always make sure that artist are paid #iTunes #AppleMusic — Eddy Cue (@cue) June 22, 2015 #AppleMusic will pay artist for streaming, even during customer’s free trial period — Eddy Cue (@cue) June 22, 2015 We hear you @taylorswift13 and indie artists. Love, Apple — Eddy Cue (@cue) June 22, 2015 I don’t […]