TSMC is making new trailing edge fabs in Japan; Google made a new system-on-a-chip that is less than it seems, but it explains why Qualcomm is getting squeezed
Checking in on TSMC, including chip shortages, Chinese military flights near Taiwan, and the U.S. feeble investment in building an alternative
Understanding the roots of China’s power shortages and its impact on tech; then, why China’s Bitcoin crackdown is good for Bitcoin
Apple and Google removed apps at the Russian government’s requests, thanks to the App Store firewall.
Discussion about China’s tech crackdown, the impact on entrepreneurship, and the difference between hard tech and consumer tech.
Apple announced a major change to the App Store; is the company doing the bare minimum possible, or finally making concessions that are long overdue?
China’s new video game restrictions point to broader China-related trends, while South Korea strikes the first blow against the App Stores.
ByteDance’s new board member is another sign of the Chinese government’s interference with tech companies; will this hurt China’s tech ambitions?
iOS 14’s wide-ranging impacts are becoming more apparent, in companies from Amazon to Facebook to AppLovin to Zynga. Plus, Amazon’s EU fine.
The pushback to Apple’s move suggests that people are more concerned about their devices spying on them than they are third parties tracking them.