Google is facing another antitrust lawsuit, this time over the App Store; it’s a more compelling case than Apple v. Epic.
Facebook had a good day in court, but there was still one big reason to be concerned.
Apple is belatedly waking up to its Congressional risk; Congress, though, needs to consider the risks of unintended consequences.
Google doesn’t have a leadership problem, it’s just getting old. Plus, another EC investigation, and why Amazon’s advertising business is well-placed.
A package of new proposed laws for regulating tech companies are in part a negotiating ploy, but also an indicator of change.
WWDC highlighted how Apple’s differentiation is based on integration; the company ought not risk that differentiation for exploitive App Store policies.
Amazon’s purchase of MGM makes sense strategically, but also points to bigger ambitions; it also highlights how a lot of antitrust talk is actually anti-monopoly.
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.
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.