An Interview with BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti about BuzzFeed’s business model, acquisition of the HuffPost, and how big tech companies can fix the news.
Apple’s App Store changes are genuinely a good deal for small publishers, and make me feel more favorable about the entire business. Then, Airbnb’s costs, particularly marketing, are too hard to understand.
Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey were in front of Congress again, while Apple reduced its App Store take for small developers.
Spotify has acquired Megaphone, which brings clarity to its podcast advertising ambitions.
Apple’s shift in differentiation shows how Intel went wrong; then, more notes on the M1, including Microsoft’s mysterious absence.
Should regulators be able to see the future, and a reminder that Aggregators are good for customers and suppliers. Then, Spotify starts selling demand, and potentially podcasts.
The Justice Department gets it right again with another lawsuit, this time against Visa’s acquisition of Plaid.
What does it mean for tech if Trump wins? Then, catching up with MongoDB, and an interview with Dev Ittycheria, the company’s CEO.
It appears that Vice President Biden will win, and that Republicans will hold the Senate, which is the best possible outcome for big tech. Plus, Prop 22 saves Uber, and also hurts it.
Why tech is crushing the pandemic, then a deeper dive into Google’s earnings and Apple’s issues in China.