Will the traditional side of the entertainment business follow their digital upstarts and start to distribute directly to their audiences without a television network intermediary?
I just wrote about how Apple may be blocking Spotify from working seamlessly with their hardware. I was worried that these type of tactics from Apple may give AppleMusic the upper hand. In some ways I wanted Apple’s new service to give me a great reason to switch as all of my owned tracks still […]
I love Spotify. When Beats first came out I went on the free trial and found that both the content curation and user experience (UX/UI) to be way better. For a first version I was amazed at how good Beats was. Back then Spotify was still a bit clunky and basic functions like searching your […]
Taylor Swift takes a successful and bold stand against Spotify by pulling her entire music catalogue. If other artists follow, this will put music streaming as an industry at risk. This post explores what options the industry has and what could happen next.
How Walmart’s attempt at blocking ApplePay is a cheap shot across the bow in defense of protecting their own proprietary and weaker payment technology.
ROI for Brands via Content Marketing is looking them right in the eye. Explore future trends at content ownership that will deliver value and $ directly to Brands.
Apple is expected to announce an AppleTV update in some form tomorrow. With that, I am really surprised that no one is talking about the central issue around traditional TV viewing yet to be addressed by these new devices…watching LIVE TV. The main focus of reviews and forward thinking predictions have centered on: Complexity of […]
With its new funding round, Spotify will compete directly with Apple and Pandora. In my last post, I purposefully did not mention Spotify as they were not available in the U.S. market, nor did they have the funding to compete – but now they do. Ap…
All of you Apple fans who have been clammering for subscription to come to iTunes, that’s what Pandora is, and more…especially if you are looking for the social sharing promised by Apple’s Ping. The future of music is not ownership, it’s subscri…
So let me get this straight. Mobile Apps developed simply because mobile screens where too small to accommodate all the functionality of a webpage and needed their own UI. So, instead of simply creating intelligent web services that better recogni…