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, by wrongly accusing Google and Facebook of “selling data”, is making discussions about privacy more difficult. Plus, Apple’s privacy Strategy Credit.
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.
Google is at its best when its product focus follows its business model; for too long Android was a detour.