Differentiation can flow from the writer, but also from the subject. That is why the Substack model could help deliver the local news business model.
Substack is at the center of media controversy, most of which misses the point that sovereign writers — not Substack — are in control.
Google reduces App Store fees to 15%; its approach makes more sense than Apple’s, because it acts like the tax it is. Plus, Chinese companies skirt Apple’s rules.
More on what makes Roblox unique, and why App Store fees are ever more difficult to justify.
Roblox is something new and interesting that abstracts away the platforms underneath it.
Google’s latest ad announcement sounds like a big win for privacy, but it may make practical outcomes worse for users, with little harm to Google.
AppLovin’s IPO and recent acquisitions are another example of how Apple’s policies will give the edge to big players.
Truly unlocking competition in tech means increasing interoperability; an absolutist approach to privacy is doing the exact opposite.
Super Follows made the news, but Twitter’s Analyst Day was interesting for more reasons than that.
More on Spotify via interviews with Daniel Ek; then, Facebook and the Australian government come to an agreement that still entails paying off publishers.