Checking in on TSMC, including chip shortages, Chinese military flights near Taiwan, and the U.S. feeble investment in building an alternative
Apple and Google removed apps at the Russian government’s requests, thanks to the App Store firewall.
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.
Marc Andreessen has changed his tone over the past year; there is a cynical interpretation, but I think the shift is justified.
Intel is in much more danger than its profits suggest; the problems are a long time in the making, and the solution is to split up the company.
Too much tech power has been an impending crisis for years; that doesn’t change just how costly the crisis was. Then again, centralization might yet win.
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.
Facebook and Twitter ban Trump; Apple, Google, and Amazon ban Parler; this wasn’t an ideal solution, but it was a uniquely American one.
The pandemic and vaccine rollout have highlighted where the West has lost its way; we need new defaults about information, change, and speed.
The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google is appropriately narrow, and if it fails it gives a template for Congressional action.