Google Hires Diane Greene, Google the Cloud Company?

Google is signaling that it is getting serious about the cloud, so success is certain. Or is it? What actually matters in building an adjacent business for a different kind of market?

Adele Won’t Stream 25, Windowing Versus Piracy

Adele won’t stream her new album, and I think that makes a ton of sense. Monetizing IP might be hard, but I don’t think it’s necessarily hostile to your fans. Plus, what really ended piracy and what will be the biggest conflict in IP-related industries in the future.

Selling Feelings

Distribution being free may have ruined old business models, but it allows businesses to get much closer to their customers and make money by meeting needs.