Two Apple and one Microsoft posts are begging me to be Thought Out Loud, and yet I am so damn busy I can’t write. yet. So here they are in shorthand form.
….Apple is creating a closed advertising and distribution system that taxes all publishers and retards the Internet. Discuss.
….Apple leveraged open development operating systems – in particular Windows – to get iTunes into a position of distribution lockin. Ironic? Discuss.
….The only company that could execute a defensible acquisition of Foursquare is Microsoft. Discuss….
Now if I can get some time to write, I’ll unpack each of these…