Today at WWDC, Apple announced a slew of new features and products. Energy was high, Drake was in the building, but a lot of the big reveals looked a lot like the features and products of rivals...especially Google. Imitation is the sincerest form of trying to kill the competition?
It makes a certain amount of sense, from a consumer standpoint: companies like Amazon, Scribd and Oyster are offering services where you pay $10 a month and get unlimited books. The author or publisher gets a fee, only if the reader gets past a certain point in the book. But the Economist says "Spotify for books"…
Ramin Djawadi composed the theme song for Game of Thrones, and now we get to hear his mighty war music for Pacific Rim. The entire soundtrack is online, giving us a preview of the mood music for those kaiju vs. giant robot battles.