Facebook Lenses

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.

Facebook’s Motivations

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.

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 […]

Strategy Credit

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.