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.

Facebook’s Platform Opportunity

Facebook is under pressure from all sides, but that actually means it has an opportunity to build the platform it has always wanted — in digital ads.

Bluesky, The Twitter Protocol Tragedy, Alternatives

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that the company would be setting up a team to pursue a more open alternative to social network; unfortunately, the time to do so was ten years ago.

Day Two to One Day

Amazon.com was showing signs of being a Day Two company, including the alleged manipulation of search. There is reason, though, to be optimistic that the company has gotten back to Day One. Plus, where are the other big tech companies?

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