New York World’s Fair 50th Anniversary

3:53 PM, Apr. 25th, 2014 · · Editorial

1964 World's Fair

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World’s Fair in New York. Some people know it because they attended, and some know it only from a mention by They Might Be Giants. However you know it, the New York World’s Fair was an impressive event, and Kelly Guimont rounded up some links.

Apple Will End the War of the TV Set-top Boxes

2:40 PM, Apr. 8th, 2014 · · Editorial

The little black box war

Black boxes for delivering video content are flooding the market, and, as fast as they appear, they're updated with new designs.  Is it just a phase the industry is going through? Where is this all leading? More importantly, how can Apple differentiate itself?

Apple Should Have Bought Time Warner When it Had the Chance

4:42 PM, Mar. 24th, 2014 · · Editorial

It's a challenge, from the outside, to figure out just what Apple wants.  For example, just like the original iPhone deal with AT&T, Apple appears to want to leverage off the Comcast network and then create its own relationship with the customer. AT&T benefitted from that, but Comcast is not that desperate. That puts Apple back at square one.