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.
Should regulators be able to see the future, and a reminder that Aggregators are good for customers and suppliers. Then, Spotify starts selling demand, and potentially podcasts.
The Justice Department gets it right again with another lawsuit, this time against Visa’s acquisition of Plaid.
It appears that Vice President Biden will win, and that Republicans will hold the Senate, which is the best possible outcome for big tech. Plus, Prop 22 saves Uber, and also hurts it.
A response to a critique of Aggregation Theory, and a defense of debate on an Internet devoid of gatekeepers.
The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google is appropriately narrow, and if it fails it gives a template for Congressional action.
Calling Facebook a monopoly in the antitrust sense doesn’t make any sense, because digital goods aren’t a zero-sum game. Facebook, though, is increasingly American in the way it operates.