The Services iPhone

Apple introduced some impressive product updates; the real news, though, were the prices, which suggested that Apple is fully embracing being a services company.

Unity, Weta, and Faceless Platforms

Unity’s acquisition of Weta digital makes sense for both sides, and positions Unity to be an essential platform for tech’s future.

Apple, Epic, and the App Store

The App Store is not one thing: it is installation, payments, and customer management; the further Apple gets from iOS, the worse its actions are for users and developers.

Teams OS and the Slack Social Network

Slack lost to Microsoft head-to-head, but has smartly shifted to a horizontal strategy that the vertically-oriented Microsoft can’t match.

Amazon Just Walk Out, Waymo Raises $2.25 Billion

Amazon Go is licensing its technology, contrary to my previous prediction. Then Waymo is taking on outside investors which should result in a needed shift in incentives.