More on the power of creators, and then an interview with Nathan Hubbard about Taylor Swift and the future of music.
What happened to H&M in China should be a warning to smaller companies, but it also suggests that Apple’s position is secure.
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.
More on what makes Roblox unique, and why App Store fees are ever more difficult to justify.
Roblox is something new and interesting that abstracts away the platforms underneath it.
AppLovin’s IPO and recent acquisitions are another example of how Apple’s policies will give the edge to big players.
Super Follows made the news, but Twitter’s Analyst Day was interesting for more reasons than that.
More on Clubhouse, including the importance of AirPods, why it is different than Meerkat, conflict between privacy and competition, and monetization options.
A quick rumination on where Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs were similar, and then an interview with Eric Seufert about mobile advertising and the dispute between Apple and Facebook.
The actions taken by Big Tech have a resonance that goes beyond the context of domestic U.S. politics. Even if they were right, they will still push the world to Internet 3.0.