Micron takes a hit in the U.S.-China tech war, Neeva gives up on search (and is acquired by Snowflake), and Uber and Waymo finally partner up.
An Interview with Eric Seufert About Streaming Advertising, Generative AI, and Marketing Automation
An interview with Eric Seufert about Mobile Dev Memo’s new business model, the prospects for streamers building advertising business model, the potential for generative AI in advertising, along with the dangers of relying too much on marketing automation, and whether or not Meta figured out ATT. We also discuss Facebook Shops and Shopify, and the E.U.’s recent fines on Meta.
Meta’s Low E.U. ARPU, The Supreme Court and Section 230
Meta makes a surprisingly small amount of money in the E.U., particularly on an ARPU basis; then, the Supreme Court signals strong support for Section 230
EU Fines Meta, Big Tech Exposure, The Degradation of Scalability
The E.U. fines Meta for data transfers, an issue that affects companies of all sizes. This may be rectified by an agreement, but tech scalability is still diminishing.
Google I/O and the Coming AI Battles
Google A/I suggests that AI is a sustaining innovation for all of Big Tech; that means the real battle will be between incumbents and Big Tech on one side, and open source on the other.
An Interview with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon
An interview with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon about his history at the company, why Qualcomm is more than a mobile company, and why semiconductors are the future.
An Interview with Gregory C. Allen About China’s Chip Ban Response
An interview with Gregory C. Allen about Japan and Netherlands joining the chip ban, whether this path was avoidable, and what China is going to do next.
An Interview with Chip War Author Chris Miller
An Interview with Chip War author Chris Miller about why the U.S. succeeded in chips when the USSR didn’t, globalization and the importance of Taiwan and South Korea, and China’s prospects post chip ban.
An Interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang About AI’s iPhone Moment
An interview with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang about the impact of ChatGPT, Nvidia’s new cloud service, and how Nvidia is adapting to new geopolitical and competitive realities.
Meta and the Quest Pro; Meta and VR as Console; Microsoft, Activision, and the EU
Mets seems to be abandoning the Quest Pro. Meanwhile, is the Quest for gaming? That the question isn’t clear — nor the answer — gets to they VR and AR remain questionable investments.