An overview of Niantic’s new developer platform, and an interview with Niantic founder John Hanke about the company’s history and future
Microsoft’s Build keynote was impressive in its clarity; it also emphasized that the thin client model one, mostly.
Snap’s revenue warning, and a closer examination of past earnings, point to a business that is much more driven by brand advertising than it is by direct response
An interview with Eric Seufert about the post-ATT landscape, including Facebook, Shopify, Google, YouTube, Apple, and the future of ad agencies.
Disney’s earnings raise the question as to whether the company is over-investing in streaming; I don’t think so, and I also think ads will help.
Elon Musk may be trying to renegotiate his Twitter deal by citing bots; all available evidence suggests that Twitter’s number is not only accurate, but conservative.
This year’s Google I/O built on last year’s focus in a way that lends credence to Google’s longer-term goals. Plus, Pixel hardware and the problem of design by regulation.
An interview with Coda founder Shishir Mehrotra about documents, go-to-market, and competing with Microsoft, plus bundling, Spotify, and Passport.
Shopify Audiences looks a lot like the ad product they need to build; then, Unity has a big miss, but is adamant it is a one-time problem.
Shopify’s earnings were disappointing; worse, they were confusing. The company knows its mission, but needs to clarify its strategy