Google exec dings celeb-driven services like Apple Music in op-ed

Image: Paul Sakuma /Associated Press By Adario Strange2015-09-14 04:12:10 UTC Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt may not be running the ship any more in Mountain View, but he remains one of the most opinionated tech luminaries when it comes to the future of technology. On Saturday, the executive chairman of Alphabet published an opinion piece on the topic of artificial intelligence on the BBC’s website. Although the article is packed with familiar ideas from Schmidt regarding A.I., a couple of comments appear to take veiled shots at one of Google’s leading rivals: Apple. Specifically, Schmidt seems to take aim at services like Apple Music, Apple’s much hailed, but critically knocked music service fronted by leading DJs and musicians. “A decade ago, to launch a digital music service, you probably would…


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