Why I expect Apple to win Apple v. Epic, even as they get themselves in more political hot water.
Apple and Google had a difficult time defending their App Store policies in the face of developer complaints and a well-informed committee.
Microsoft’s Nuance acquisition gets the company winning technology and access to health data it would be locked out from otherwise.
Revisiting the FTC’s decision in 2013 makes me doubtful that a case would have made much of a difference.
Google reduces App Store fees to 15%; its approach makes more sense than Apple’s, because it acts like the tax it is. Plus, Chinese companies skirt Apple’s rules.
Truly unlocking competition in tech means increasing interoperability; an absolutist approach to privacy is doing the exact opposite.
Google’s earnings were impressive, but the company should disclose even more. Meanwhile, the problem with following Apple’s lead on ATT is it’s anticompetitive.
Facebook made major changes to accommodate Apple’s iOS 14 policies, probably because Apple leveraged their control of the App Store to give them no choice. Then, the implications of the Georgia outcomes for tech.
Google’s many antitrust cases, ranked! Plus, one small way that COVID is pushing one group of friends into the future.
Facebook clearly tried to eliminate competition by acquiring Instagram and WhatsApp, but it’s not clear they were successful, which is the question that matters in a case that is ultimately about politics and power.