Great bullet point over view of Google I/O 2009. The cow paths have been paved and common rules of the road have increased the velocity of change on the "interpipes". Big wave on the horizon get ready to surf or drown.
Seth Godin makes a great distinction between Luxury and premium. The funny thing is customers are clearly more capable at determining the actual value of a premium product. This means that companies are going to have to really focus on their value proposition and know that premium will have to translate into real value.