Episode 69 - Apple Unbundles iTunes, Cuba Update, and Content Distribution in the 21st century
Apple announces that they are unbundling iTunes into several apps at WWDC. Some feared this means the end of iTunes, but we discuss how it's actually a design upgrade.
Foursquare and Placed brought together in a big spinoff-merger deal. What does that mean for the future of location, ads, and attribution?
Lots of emphasis on privacy at WWDC. Cubans to get private wifi - are they slowing joining the 21st century?
WSJ: Foursquare to Buy Placed from Snap
TechCrunch: Foursquare Buys Placed from Snap
Statement from Foursquare CEO Jeff Glueck
Reuters: Cuba Legalizes Private Wifi
VPNs Available in Cuba
BeinCrypto.com with the Bitcoin Angle on the Story
Business Insider: Apple set to Ditch iTunes
LA Times: Apple to shut down iTunes, end Download Era also Newsweek
All new Apple TV App available in over 100 countries starting Today
1997: Steve Jobs Returns, Blames “Bad Engineering Management” on Apple’s Woes
2003: Steve Jobs introduced iTunes Music Store - “You’re working less than minimum wage [using P2P file sharing]!”