More on Facebook, virtual and augmented reality, and it’s long-term strategic play. Then, Tim Cook gave a remarkable speech on privacy; how much does Apple’s stance matter?
Facebook was down dramatically after its last earnings; to decide if it is justified it is worth looking at the company through many different lenses, both financial and strategic.
More on the Switch, Apple Music and the HomePod, Songwriter Royalties Increase
More on the Nintendo Switch, and how Apple Music is more strategic than I appreciated. Then, Spotify hits another obstacle — is the streaming service an acquisition target?
The impact of Facebook’s News Feed changes on the media is far less interesting than what the changes — and their stated purpose — say about Facebook itself.
An Interview With Facebook Vice-President of News Feed Adam Mosseri
An interview with Facebook Vice-President of News Feed Adam Mosseri about Facebook’s just-announced changes to the News Feed algorithm
Facebook Earnings, Facebook’s Strategy Credit (and Apple’s), Facebook and the Future
Facebook absolutely crushed earnings, confirming its duopoly power; the company’s commitment to hurting profitability did the same. Then, a reminder that Facebook has a positive role to play in the future.
Tim Cook’s Unfair and Unrealistic Privacy Speech, Strategy Credits, The Privacy Priority Problem
Tim Cook, by wrongly accusing Google and Facebook of “selling data”, is making discussions about privacy more difficult. Plus, Apple’s privacy Strategy Credit.
A Technological Optimist, but Just
In June, in response to claims that nine Internet companies were willingly passing information to the NSA, Apple released Apple’s Commitment to Customer Privacy: Apple has always placed a priority on protecting our customers’ personal data, and we don’t collect or maintain a mountain of personal details about our customers in the first place. There […]
A strategy credit is the opposite of a strategy tax: it is when a hard decision for other companies is easy because of business model.
The Android Detour
Google is at its best when its product focus follows its business model; for too long Android was a detour.