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This Week’s Quotes

“Next up: Neil Young’s announcement that he is pulling his music from streaming services because of poor sound quality. ‘He’s a cranky old man,’ says Blodget. ‘Not to get all academic, but that is one of the hallmarks of disruptive technology. They’re not as good, they’re just good enough. People hear disruptive technology and they […]

Neil Young On Streaming

Old man take a look at yourself What if you put out new music and no one cared? Even better, what if you said you were gonna save the music business and no one cared? Then you’d be Neil Young. I’d say he’s become a laughingstock, but the people he’s playing to, the writers for […]

Facebook

It’s all about the pivot. Once upon a time Facebook was a place to connect with your friends. Now it’s where you go for information…news, video, even music video. How did this happen? MARK ZUCKERBERG! Forget that he’s younger than so many of his established competitors. What’s amazing about Zuckerberg is he’s willing to admit […]

Apple

Individuals matter. Jimmy Iovine willed Interscope to success. And Steve Jobs did the same with Apple. But now he’s gone and Apple is hurting. APPLE WATCH Tech is about a level playing ground, albeit an oftentimes expensive one. Everybody gets to eat at the buffet, as long as they can afford the entry ticket. But […]