Daily Update: Sony Launches PlayStation Vue TV Service, Pinterest Valued at $11 Billion, The Pangea Alliance

Good morning, I know yesterday’s post was a bit long, but I hope useful. As for Twitter/Meerkat, I still plan on writing it, but probably around the time Periscope comes out. There’s nothing particularly timely about my take. On to the update: Sony Launches PlayStation Vue TV Service From The Verge: Sony’s attempt to competeSubscribe […]

Daily Update: Nintendo to Build Smartphone Games

Good morning, There I was, working merrily on my promised Twitter/Meerkat piece, when truly shocking news came down the pipe. I got rather distracted by an event that perhaps isn’t that important big picture, but sure means a lot to the little boy in me. On to the update: Nintendo to Build Smartphone Games OneSubscribe […]

Daily Update: Why Bill Gurley is Wrong About Facebook, YouTube’s Competition

Good morning, Over the weekend, Twitter cut off Meerkat’s access to their social graph. I plan on writing about this decision in the context of Twitter’s broader challenges tomorrow. On to the update: Why Bill Gurley is Wrong About Facebook I write the title of this section with extreme trepidation; like most, I have aSubscribe […]

Exponent Podcast: Apple Watch, Take Two

On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss How Apple Will Make the Wearable Market. Listen to it here.

Daily Update: Miraculous Meerkat, GigaOm Goes Out of Business

Good morning, I’m back in Taiwan, and it’s good to be home. I’ve fallen dreadfully behind on email in particular, so if I haven’t responded to any of you (I always respond to member emails sent to the membership account) please hold tight – I’ll get to it. My apologies, and thanks for your patience.Subscribe […]

How Apple Will Make the Wearable Market

Last fall, Apple CEO Tim Cook described the Apple Watch as the “next chapter” in Apple’s history, placing it at the same level as the Mac, iPhone and iPod. I get the sense that a lot of people don’t believe him; they just don’t see the need for a wearable. There is ample precedent for […]

Daily Update: Notes From the Apple "Spring Forward" Event

Good morning, It was really great to meet so many of you both in Seattle and San Francisco. I’ll follow up soon with some mechanism for maintaing the groups going forward. Building up a real community is definitely something I’d love to see happen. In today’s update I’m going to just give a point-by-point overviewSubscribe […]

Daily Update: It’s a Watch!, Net Neutrality and Zero Rating

Good morning, I apologize this update is again a few hours late. Needless to say, I am very eager to get back to Taiwan and a normal schedule, but there’s one more rather important event on my calendar…the San Francisco meet-up! In case you missed the email, the San Francisco meet-up will be at theSubscribe […]