“Brian S Hall has an idea that could spice up an otherwise lackluster press conference: Some kind of joint venture with Bloomberg’s financial publishing empire,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt writes for Fortune. “‘Consider the possibilities,’ he writes, ‘of an Apple – Bloomberg tie-up.'”
Apple can instantly and probably significantly grow their iPad business. Those Wall Street guys and rich Hong Kong expats and other Bloomberg customers will absolutely want to show their real-time Bloomberg data on their iPad.
And they can begin placing financial data on Macs with those sweet big screens instead of Bloomberg terminals. Even now, banks and other financial institutions can afford the Apple margins. Fact is, Bloomberg’s ‘closed’ terminal model probably won’t last forever. Placing ‘locked’ Bloomberg data on the tightly controlled Apple system may be the perfect answer.
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]