Apple opens up

There was a wealth of new tools and tricks on offer from Apple during today’s Worldwide Developer Conference. But the biggest news was that Apple decided to open up a number of core services — Maps, Siri, and iMessage — that for a long time have been closed off. Given its massive install base and the billions of dollars flowing through its App Store, developers are almost certainly going to experiment with building new experiences for these areas, or at least connecting old ones. For Apple there is a huge opportunity to build big new businesses around Siri and iMessage as platforms in their own right. There is also the danger that companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon will be able to get their hooks deep into some of the most…

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