Facebook, Libra, and the Long Game

Libra is less about an immediate benefit to Facebook, and more about creating a world where companies like Facebook have the best chance to prosper. That is why Facebook gave up so much control.

Uber Questions

Uber’s S-1 raises more questions than it answers

Apple’s Services Event

Apple’s Services Event generally made sense, even if most products weren’t ready to launch. It’s fair to wonder, though, if something important is being lost.

Lyft’s S-1, Demand > Supply, Lyft Concerns

Lyft’s S-1 is out, confirming some suspicions about the ride-sharing market, and raising questions about others. The big question: can Lyft get leverage on its costs, or is Uber better placed?

Spotify’s Podcast Aggregation Play

Spotify is making a major move into podcasts, where it appears to have clear designs to be the sort of Aggregator it cannot be when it comes to music.

Apple’s Social Network

Apple’s decision to stop reporting unit sales is defensible; the company, though, should provide more data to support its new growth story.