↯ Ezra Klein: Amazon's Bad Argument →
Let’s be clear: Amazon opposes this bill because it wipes out a price advantage they currently have against their competitors. And, as the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has explained at length, their other arguments simply don’t add up. Now, Amazon is a business, and so you can’t fault it for playing hardball in an effort to retain a competitive advantage. But this is bad policy that...
Double Indemnity Standards
Matt Drance has an excellent post on recent legal troubles for Android OEMs. Certainly, Google needs to do more legally and publicly to assure its partners (?) that making Android devices is still a winning enterprise. However, Apple-minded commentators seem overly critical about the fact that Google has not indemnified device makers (and, in a related issue, WebM adopters). Remember, while...
↯ Jeter Filter for Google Chrome →
Jeter Filter is the Chrome Extension that filters out Derek Jeter from any webpage you visit.
Take everything that Daring Fireball is saying about Google+ today and substitute “Google” with “Apple” and “Google+” with “Ping”. Voila!
Apple and Oranges
Or, John Gruber quotes someone else doing the math: Matt Richman does the math: Apple makes more money from the sale of one Mac than HP does from selling seven PCs. Is how much money HP makes a relevant comparison? Well, it depends on the question you’re asking. If the question is how profitable a Mac is versus how profitable a PC is, then that’s definitely not the right...
John Gruber does the Math
John Gruber, doing some math over at Daring Fireball: Hulu Plus for Android is out: With the first phase of the Android rollout, Hulu Plus is available on six phones, including the Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix. Google, one month ago at I/O: Over the past two and a half years, we’ve shipped eight releases of Android and...