The Walt Mossberg Brand

Walt Mossberg is retiring; his influence on tech is well-known, but his influence on the media is just as profound.

Vox Acquires Recode; Stars, Money, and Reach; The Apple Car and Jony Ive

Recode has sold to Vox, and while everyone involved is putting a happy face on the matter, it seems highly likely that Recode failed as a business. Understanding how content businesses work show where they went wrong, but what does that mean for someone like Bill Simmons?

Also, Jeff Williams spoke at Recode, and he just might have changed my mind about Jony Ive.

Daily Update: Yik Yak and the Social-Communication Map, Recode Removes Comments, The Problem with Apple’s (RED) Campaign

Good morning, This week is Thanksgiving in the U.S., so expect much of the tech world to slowly grind to a halt over the next couple of days. I plan on having an article on Stratechery hopefully later today, but no Daily Update on Thursday or Friday. On to the update: Yik Yak and theReading […]