Brad Jackson is back with this week’s episode of “Coffee & Markets.”
Rather than incorporating the best innovations, Apple now resorts to intimidating its partners, while locking consumers into their products rather than earning their loyalty.
The problem is not whether the proposed Internet privacy rules were good for consumers, but that they would be easily circumvented with the shell game of corporate subsidiaries.
Apple announced on Wednesday afternoon that the new iPhone 7 won’t have a headphone jack anymore, and people are super pissed about it.
The lesson from Apple’s China problem is that sharing your intellectual property in exchange for market entry is signing your company’s death certificate.
The principle that government cannot commandeer private entities without their consent is clearly applicable in today’s environment of ever-expanding government power.
Apple’s reluctance is to unlock the iPhone is one tactic in the three-way war waged by Apple, Google, and Facebook for the heart of the Internet.
The government wants Apple to make a hack-friendly iOS to combat terrorism, but it will open the door for unprecedented levels of cyber terrorism.
Apple can help the FBI open San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook’s iPhone, which could lead to other terrorists. Apple has declined.
I built a time machine, but instead of killing Baby Hitler I took a Guy Who Writes For Salon to see the 1981 premiere of ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark.’
I think viewers could be interested in a film about a titan like Steve Jobs. I just wish Aaron Sorkin had written one.
At the Apple event this week, Adobe showed off its new mobile photoshop tool. Feminists freaked out because the model — this time — was a woman.
Whether on tour, on Twitter, or on Tumblr, the songstress shows it’s personal and it’s business.
If Taylor Swift can get Apple to back down from exploitative behavior, maybe taxpayers can do the same to the federal government. One can hope, right?
Apple removed historical video games that depict Confederate flags. Gettysburg removed Confederate flags. Denying historical reality serves no one.
You never knew emoticons could be so evil.
If Apple can boycott Indiana, why can’t evangelicals boycott same-sex weddings?
Considering the ineffectiveness and cowardice of Republicans so far, religious liberty advocates might be better off without them.
There are lots of other people in the world who think they should be able to impose their values on others.
Smart watches have solved the pocket problem. Take that, sexism.
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