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  1. Aquila's Avatar
    Google may invest in Songza.

    Google in Talks to Buy Streaming Service Songza for $15 Million
    06-01-2014 10:49 AM
  2. STARGATE's Avatar
    As long as we, users get better services, I'm okay with that.
    A895, Tom Westrick, lui22 and 1 others like this.
    06-09-2014 11:57 AM
  3. JohnnyCL's Avatar
    As long as we, users get better services, I'm okay with that.
    Depends on the cost.
    06-09-2014 12:05 PM
  4. z33dev33l's Avatar
    Depends on the cost.
    Why do these posts always make it sound like Android never copies? Most elements of Android can be found in other OSes prior to Android having them. That's the case with every OS. Some people just do it better.
    06-09-2014 12:34 PM
  5. hallux's Avatar
    You made it sound like Google was copying a feature that Apple had patented. I'm OK with what the article says they're doing, acquisitions happen.
    06-09-2014 01:01 PM
  6. thatguy97's Avatar
    Stop with this copy war bull(inappropriate language edited by Moderator) please

    Posted from my Nexus 7 2013 or Samsung galaxy S5
    jroc likes this.
    06-09-2014 02:34 PM
  7. neonworm's Avatar
    Everybody copies everybody.

    /thread
    06-09-2014 02:37 PM
  8. STARGATE's Avatar
    Everybody copies everybody.

    /thread
    Indeed!

    Sent From Inside The TARDIS in a Galaxy S4 Away!
    06-09-2014 03:45 PM
  9. JohnnyCL's Avatar
    But some copy smarter than others.
    Like 200 times smarter, in this case...
    mariusfilip, A895 and jroc like this.
    06-10-2014 08:21 AM
  10. A895's Avatar
    But some copy smarter than others.
    Like 200 times smarter, in this case...
    Songza is worth a lot less than Beats, just sayin'.

    Posted via Android Central App
    Alik Malix likes this.
    06-10-2014 08:42 AM
  11. JohnnyCL's Avatar
    Songza is worth a lot less than Beats, just sayin'.
    Or Beats was obscenely overpriced, more like (and Apple took the bait).
    "Worth" is very relative. A matter of perspective.
    Remember the internet bubble, the derivatives hype, the tulip craze? To name but a few.
    06-10-2014 09:11 AM
  12. A895's Avatar
    Or Beats was obscenely overpriced, more like (and Apple took the bait).
    "Worth" is very relative. A matter of perspective.
    Remember the internet bubble, the derivatives hype, the tulip craze? To name but a few.
    Beats has large brand name and mind share, you thinking it is over priced is your personal thoughts. It also a very profitable company. Apple paying 3 billion for Beats was a fair price.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-10-2014 09:39 AM
  13. JohnnyCL's Avatar
    Beats has large brand name and mind share, you thinking it is over priced is your personal thoughts. It also a very profitable company. Apple paying 3 billion for Beats was a fair price.
    Like Google buying Motorola for 14 billion and selling it for 3 billion, less than 2 years later, you mean?

    LOL!
    Alik Malix likes this.
    06-10-2014 10:01 AM
  14. A895's Avatar
    Like Google buying Motorola for 14 billion and selling it for 3 billion, less than 2 years later, you mean?

    LOL!
    It's sad that you frequent tech sites yet remain misinformed as to how Google came out on top selling Motorola. At that they are two different tech sales, that.....you know what, your misinformation about tech deals is not my problem. You are on the internet so Google it.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-10-2014 10:08 AM
  15. htabbach's Avatar
    Beats has large brand name and mind share, you thinking it is over priced is your personal thoughts. It also a very profitable company. Apple paying 3 billion for Beats was a fair price.

    Posted via Android Central App
    Apple payed about half a bill for the streaming service, the remaining 2 and half bill was for the beats hardware, which is grossly profitabble.
    A895 likes this.
    06-10-2014 10:17 AM
  16. darkoman4's Avatar
    Apple payed about half a bill for the streaming service, the remaining 2 and half bill was for the beats hardware, which is grossly profitabble.
    Of course it is grossly profitable because their products are grossly overpriced. But I agree, they go well together as Apple's gear is overpriced too.
    rrballer11 likes this.
    06-10-2014 12:25 PM
  17. JeffDenver's Avatar
    Why do these posts always make it sound like Android never copies?
    Because Apple is the one suing everyone and their dog for copying, and their users constantly defend them about it.

    Google Possibly Investing in Songza-images.jpg

    Google never complained about Apple stealing their ideas. Google is not suing everyone for stealing their ideas. Apple is the aggressor, which is why Apple is the one criticized.
    STARGATE and VDub2174 like this.
    06-10-2014 12:31 PM
  18. JeffDenver's Avatar
    Everybody copies everybody.

    /thread
    Yeah, NOW. Apparently it was different in 2009 and 2010. Back then Apple invented everything and how dare you copy them.
    A895 and STARGATE like this.
    06-10-2014 12:32 PM
  19. A895's Avatar
    Of course it is grossly profitable because their products are grossly overpriced. But I agree, they go well together as Apple's gear is overpriced too.
    Apple stuff is not overpriced. Beats, on the other hand is maybe just overpriced for what they are but mainly with them, you are buying the brand when you buy their stuff.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-10-2014 01:08 PM
  20. JohnnyCL's Avatar
    Because Apple is the one suing everyone and their dog for copying, and their users constantly defend them about it.

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    Google never complained about Apple stealing their ideas. Google is not suing everyone for stealing their ideas. Apple is the aggressor, which is why Apple is the one criticized.
    ...and deservedly so.

    Jobs was brilliant in the seventies, eighties, and nineties. But OSX, iTunes, and iPods marked his selling out to corporate greed in the 21st century. In 2010, with the above statement, he went over the edge and evidently lost it.
    06-10-2014 02:26 PM
  21. Haalcyon's Avatar
    Songza is worth a lot less than Beats, just sayin'.

    Posted via Android Central App
    Before this thread I'd never heard of Songza. Beats? Who hasn't heard of them?

    NoTe 3 2 1nFiNiT1
    06-10-2014 02:32 PM
  22. A895's Avatar
    Before this thread I'd never heard of Songza. Beats? Who hasn't heard of them?

    NoTe 3 2 1nFiNiT1
    Songza I heard of last year because BlackBerry touted them as one of their big name apps they released BB10 with.

    But I agree, Beats is a household name, so them getting snatched up by another household name is a no brainer.

    Posted via Android Central App
    06-10-2014 02:36 PM
  23. TOTtomdora's Avatar
    As much as I dislike both apple and beats for similar reasons, it was a pretty smart move on their parts.

    SENT FROM MY NEXUS 7 USING TAPATALK.
    A895 and LightaDroid like this.
    06-10-2014 03:18 PM
  24. Almeuit's Avatar
    Songza I heard of last year because BlackBerry touted them as one of their big name apps they released BB10 with.

    But I agree, Beats is a household name, so them getting snatched up by another household name is a no brainer.

    Posted via Android Central App
    I never heard for songza either... But it makes sense now that I never heard of it... BB was talking about it lol :P.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    A895 likes this.
    06-10-2014 03:18 PM
  25. pappy53's Avatar
    Everybody copies everybody.

    /thread
    That is how Google got Android on the map, by copying Apple, and rolled on from there.
    06-10-2014 10:26 PM
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