Thursday, September 21, 2017

Apple Music: What’s in a Name? A Whole Damn Lot

When the iPhone originally launched, it didn’t come with Apple Music. It didn’t even come with a "Music" app. That was years later. Early adopters who can remember that far back...

French Crack Down on Uber, Company Insists its French/Western European CEOs are in a...

You know that dream where you punch out that guy you can’t stand? Well French cab companies are living the dream with their recent protests against Uber and the arrest of...

T-Mobile Introduces Smartphone Leases with JUMP! On Demand

No matter what kind of fanboy you are (iOS or Android), chances are you’re the type of person who absolutely, positively needs the latest and greatest phone the moment it comes...

Streaming Heats Up: Spotify Buys Big Data Firm Seed Scientific

With Apple about to enter its space, Spotify is hunkering down and spending money to shore itself up with the purchase of Seed Scientific. With a client list that included Audi, Unilever, the...

Tidal Interim CEO Leaves After 3 Months on the Job

Music streaming’s come a long way, baby. It’s supplanted downloads as the primary form of distribution for the industry and like the introduction of Napster and file sharing in the late...

Taylor Swift, Indies and the Cost of Streaming — Thinking about Apple Music’s Recent...

Taylor Swift’s highly publicized tumblr post accomplished something that’s happened a few times in Apple’s history — she made the company change course. You’ve probably heard about the Tweet storm by Apple’s...

Taylor Swift = Important Tech News. Not Kidding.

Here’s something you probably didn’t see coming — Taylor Swift made the tech blogs. Unlike other musicians who fancy themselves venture capitalists (yes, I’m talking about you, Will.I.Am) this isn’t about some...

Perhaps there is a god — AT&T Fined $100 Million

AT&T, the mobile phone carrier with a logo that — unapologetically and appropriately — looks like the Death Star, was fined $100 million for throttling its customers with unlimited data without...

Hulu Plus is Dead. Long Live Hulu

Hulu Plus, the pay side of the TV VOD service, will now just be known as Hulu. Hulu, without the Plus, is currently the name of its free service. However, Hulu’s rebranding...

Leap on the Rocks? San Francisco Private Transportation Startup Selling 3 Buses

Private buses are all the rage, or everything that’s wrong, with San Francisco…depending on who you ask. Though they stop at city bus stops, the company-owned buses are not for everyone...