The TikTok deal appears to be the worst of all possible outcomes.
An interview with Paul Mozur on technology in China, including WeChat, TikTok, Trump, TSMC, and Huawei.
The final word on the App Store, while Palantir’s S-1 both establishes the company as a defense firm, and argues that the biggest tech companies are on the wrong side of history.
There are four Internets: China versus the U.S., and the E.U. and India. India’s potential new model rests on Jio.
Apple wins its EU tax case, while the privacy approaches of the US and EU are ruled incompatible. Then, why banning a network is different than censorship.
Apple’s likely next steps, encouraging moves from Shopify, and quick thoughts on the EU versus Apple, Section 230, and Zoom and encryption
More evidence that Apple and Google are dictating terms to governments; then, it is possible that Facebook’s approach to discovering outbreaks has the most promise.
Once tech companies have the capability to do what government’s tell them to, they are increasingly willing to comply; that is not a good sign for increased surveillance. Then, Netflix is cautious about its huge earnings.
The Apple-Google partnership is valuable not just for what it offers today, and for it might offer in the future, but also the decisions it forces on us as a society.
More on Zoom and its critical moment, then follow-up on Unmasking Twitter, and a major story about TSMC and Huawei.