Apple had mixed earnings: most of the world was great, but China was bad again. The reason is that in China WeChat matters more than iOS.
More evidence of faltering Snapchat growth, and a cautionary tale from LINE. Then, lots of news from Samsung, a company doing much better than most think.
Both Samsung and Qualcomm are moving into cars: I like Samsung’s move better, but both make sense. Then, Nintendo continues to have trouble adapting to the reality of today’s market
Twilio’s secondary offering reveals another reason why the IPO process won’t change. Then, Samsung’s Note 7 is officially a disaster that will hurt the company for a long time. Google may benefit, but is the Assistant really an exclusive?
Google went wrong in the past by abandoning their horizontal business model; are they repeating their mistake, or does the future give them no choice?
More on Apple’s event, in particularly Super Mario Run and why there is reason for pessimism around the iPhone 7 announcement. Plus additional notes on the event and Apple’s big chip advantage.
Twitter is caught in three paradoxes that make the company nearly impossible to sell, even if that is exactly what needs to happen
Samsung’s smartphone fortunes are looking up, now that the worst that could happen already has. However, the outcome is far grimmer for the PC.
Just because Tesla is achieving an Apple-like brand doesn’t mean they will have Apple’s success: the hard part starts now. Plus, why SuperChargers are a big deal. Then, Medium for Publishers is Medium’s play to own the long tail of publishing, and it’s very exciting in what it enables.
Tesla is not a disruptor, but then again, neither is Apple, the closest comp: both succeed by building a brand around being the best.