Messaging apps are great examples of the power of funnels, and of how difficult they are to build. Meanwhile, Amazon expands and leverages theirs, plus my five favorite Mary Meeker slides.
Daily Update: Understanding China, or Not; Apple’s China Risk; China Cracking Down on Messaging Apps
Good morning, The position of China in tech is so fascinating: it is well on its way to being the most important market in the world, yet it is largely inaccessible to most foreign companies. The big exception in the U.S. is Apple, so we start there. On to the update: Understanding China, or NotSubscribe […]
Daily Update: Windows 8.1 with Bing, Hacking and Corporate Responsibility, Asian Chat App Updates
Good morning, Happy Memorial Day to my US readers, and Happy Monday to the rest of the world. When it comes to holidays, I plan on observing the Taiwanese holidays for most of the year, but American holidays during the summer (i.e. July 4). I’ll always let you know before I take a day offSubscribe […]
Facebook’s Mobile Failure: A Compare/Contrast With LINE
Facebook is in the news for an imminent Android-related announcement; speculation is heavy that this is fabled Facebook phone. Techcrunch: Facebook just invited press to an event at its headquarters on April 4th to “Come See Our New Home On Android”. Sources tell us it will be a modified version of the Android operating system […]