T-Mobile to Acquire Sprint, Microsoft’s Earnings

T-Mobile is acquiring Sprint. The deal makes a lot of sense, particularly in the context of 5G — will regulators look forward or backward? Then, Microsoft continues to own the CIO relationship.

Open, Closed, and Privacy

Just as encryption is only viable on closed systems, so it is that increased privacy regulations will only entrench walled gardens. That should affect thinking on regulation.

Zillow, Aggregation, and Integration

Zillow fits the description of an aggregator, but it hasn’t transformed its industry due to a lack of integration. Now it is trying to do exactly that.

Exponent Podcast: Facebook Fatigue

On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss The Facebook Current. Listen to it here.