Bringing Apple Services to Android, Apple Showing Interest in NFL Streaming Rights, Cracked iPhone Screen Upgrade Program

Today's Above Avalon stories: 

  • Bringing Apple Services to Android
  • Apple Showing Interest in NFL Streaming Rights
  • Cracked iPhone Screen Upgrade Program

We kick off today's email by circling back to one of Tim Cook's comments from his recent Apple Town Hall meeting. How realistic would it be for Apple to offer additional services on Android? With a renewed focus on the "Apple, the services company" narrative, we take a closer look at the scenario of Apple bringing additional services to Android. How would Apple's business model be impacted? We then shift over to news that Apple is showing interest in NFL streaming rights. We conclude by looking at the rationale behind Apple expanding its iPhone trade-in program to include cracked iPhone screens. There is more to the move than just pushing iPhone upgrades. 

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