Reed Hastings doesn’t like working from home, and other companies, particularly Facebook, should pay attention to its unintended consequences. Plus, how Apple is making new iPhones.
China is stepping in to the TikTok saga, and their approach seems justified; Microsoft should drop out. Then, how is Apple manufacturing its products in the time of COVID?
Assume that Apple is going to win versus Epic: what is a reasonable approach to the App Store that will gain more developer support?
Disney’s earnings were predictably brutal, particularly for its Parks Division, which is the most important division when it comes to understanding Disney. Plus, AMC has nothing to lose.
Apple’s Earnings show the stabilizing factor of services and the upside of China; Amazon’s earnings show that supply constraints make forecasts easy.
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 coronavirus crisis is making clear just how powerful tech companies are; hopefully this leads to a much more productive conversation about how that power should be utilized or regulated.
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.
An interview with Okta CEO Todd McKinnon about Okta’s moat, holding a virtual developer conference, and the Okta platform.