FTC Fines Epic, Netflix Ads, YouTube and the NFL

Epic’s FTC settlement is a reminder about the value of the App Store. Then, Netflix’s ad weakness is disappointing but not surprising, while the YouTube/NFL deal could have been worse for cable companies and other leagues.

Twitter Suspends Accounts Over GIFs, SnapChat Shuts Down Snap Channel, More on Moments

Twitter suspended a couple of accounts for tweeting sports highlights GIFs. First a bit about the issue at hand, and then a bigger picture look at what this says about Moments, if anything. Then, Snapchat is getting out of original programming, which is a great sign. Finally, what the future of Moments should look like.

Daily Update: The NFL, Advertising, and Pay TV; iPhone Teardown and the 16GB Model; Bend-gate

Good morning, I got a few (very friendly) notes about my item about the iPhone line yesterday, suggesting I was reading too much into the Asian focus and missing the broader complaint about “true” Apple fans. In my defense, the tweet I was referring to was one of about 100 (seriously) that was in mySubscribe […]