Battle of the Box, Updated; Apple Enables Ad-Blockers

A year ago I compared and contrasted Box and Dropbox; both have taken very different paths over the last year, and in light of Box’s earnings and recent Dropbox news I check back in on their progress. Also, Apple and ad-blockers.

Daily Update: Google to Become MVNO?, Samsung vs Qualcomm, Box Prices IPO

Good morning, I just posted a new episode of Exponent that follows up on last week’s copyright discussion, discusses The End of Trickle-Down Technology, and reviews Microsoft’s event. Do note that we recorded before I wrote yesterday’s update, so my thoughts weren’t as fully formed. On to the update: Google to Become MVNO? Amir Efrati […]

Daily Update: Box Updates S-1 (and Look Great), Instagram Passes 300 Million, Microsoft Acquires HockeyApp

Good morning, According to Panic, Apple changed its mind about Transmit’s ability to add external files to iCloud Drive. This is certainly a positive development, and while I might be biased, I think it actually fits with what I wrote on Wednesday: a major stink was raised, alerting Apple’s engineering team to the issue, and […]

Daily Update: Amazon’s PR Runup, Box Acquires Streem, Priceline Acquires OpenTable

Good morning, Two acquisitions and anticipation for a big announcement – there’s always something interesting in tech! On to the update: Amazon’s Press Release Runup Amazon is doing something interesting in the runup to tomorrow’s announcement, which most expect to be a Kindle smartphone: they are effectively pre-announcing multiple features that will likely be selling […]

Apple and Beats, Box adds GE, Comcast Entering Online Ads

Hi all, Keep an eye out today for the Week in Daily Updates, especially if you would like to encourage others to subscribe (please do!). In addition, as I note below, I’ll almost certainly write something about Apple and Beats. Speaking of: Apple Reportedly Buying Beats The Financial Times had the scoop: Apple is closing […]