“If you needed any indication that the Apple ecosystem is growing, you got it this morning: Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company has paid out $8 billion to developers, up from $7 billion earlier this year,” Matthew Lynley writes for The Wall Street Journal.
“Apple CEO Tim Cook just wrapped up a big keynote address at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference this morning. There weren't a whole lot of earth-shattering surprises, but Cook did reveal a few new numbers that weren't otherwise known,” Lynley writes. “Things are moving pretty quickly over in Cupertino, it seems, and Cook is extremely bullish.”
Here are a few other takeaways from the keynote:
Retail is still a major focus
Specs don't matter
Halo effects matter
Services are also important
There's an enormous amount of head room for smartphones
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Arline M." for the heads up.]