Marc Andreessen has changed his tone over the past year; there is a cynical interpretation, but I think the shift is justified.
Apple and Microsoft have similar approaches to developers, and iOS 15’s approach to privacy is better than iOS 14.
WWDC highlighted how Apple’s differentiation is based on integration; the company ought not risk that differentiation for exploitive App Store policies.
F8 was all about developers, and there is reason to believe that Facebook is serious about building a real platform, particularly on messaging.
There are all kinds of arguments to make about the App Store, and nearly all of them are good ones; that’s why the best solution can only come from Apple.
Snap’s Partner Summits continue to provide compelling looks into what Snap is building today, and how it connects to the future.
A discussion with Google CEO Sundar Pichai about Google as answering machine, its deals with publishers, privacy, and productivity.
Google’s IO seemed boring, but taken in totality, revealed Google’s ambition to create a new reality. Plus Smart Canvas and the partnership between Wear OS and Samsung’s Tizen.
Both Roku and YouTube are winning in advertising; Roku, though, wants to win its negotiation with Google, and use PR to do so.
The European Super League is an interesting example of power in value chains; then, how streaming services determine artist payouts.