The slides that stood out to me from Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report.
Reactions from the Code Conference interviews with Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith, plus a very problematic demand of Apple by the Russian government.
Following up on The Bill Gates Line, applying it to Twitter, and then why Facebook portability is a bad idea.
On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss The Bill Gates Line. Listen to it here.
An interview with Okta CEO Todd McKinnon on the occasion of the company’s developer conference.
Understanding the differences between aggregators and platforms matters for companies interacting with them and also regulators considering antitrust.
Adobe reached the logical endpoint of its digital ad build-out, but was the journey worth it? Then, news from the podcast world, and the potential resolution of the ZTE ban.
Sports gambling is defederalized, and the opportunity is likely larger than people think: then, Amazon Channels is another manifestation of the company’s “first customer” strategy.
On Exponent, the weekly podcast I host with James Allworth, we discuss The Moat Map. Listen to it here.
Spotify’s new hate policy and Twitter’s behavior policy seem like good things at first glance, but what they suggest about the companies’s power is worrisome. Plus, YouTube’s subscription plans are as confusing as ever.