Thursday, January 17, 2013

With pure HTML5 app, Amazon deftly sidesteps Apple content and app control for iOS

In jab at iTunes, Amazon releases iOS-optimized MP3 store -

Image: Christian Science Monitor
It's not an Apple app store app, it's an HTML5 optimized web app, anyone on an iOS device can use it whether Apple likes it or not.

More evidence that stateless delivery of applications and content changes the rules--and the business cases--for a lot of companies.

And it reminds me of Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars" to the emperor: "The more you tighten your grip, the more star systems will slip through your fingers!"

I think it's Very Interesting that the last two pieces of important news about digital content (this, and the debut of the Auto-Rip service to make physical CDs purchased now or in the past digitally available) have come from

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