Apple future of music

Why Apple is anything but the future of music

Eric Garland Music, Technology Trends 3 Comments

Apple had its Special Event Productpalooza yesterday and both led and closed the show with Music. They started with Tim Cook and ended with Sia. By the end of the electro-post-modern-half-nude dance-pop number, I had concluded that Apple, despite the rote claims about its DNA, does not actually understand the future of music and probably won’t be driving it. Before my …

Apple capital investment

Apple expands capital investment in the US

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From the best Apple-watchers in the business, Asymco, this chart about capital investment at the tech giant tells a fascinating story – it’s just not clear which one. Since Apple produces the revenue and profit of the Roman Empire every 17 hours, or whatever, it’s not surprising to see a hockey stick graph on most of their operations. But this …