Microsoft’s Nuance acquisition gets the company winning technology and access to health data it would be locked out from otherwise.
Spotify has acquired Locker Room, the sports-centric Clubhouse competitor. Clubhouse should be very nervous.
Twitter’s acquisition of Revue points to a huge opportunity for the company; can the company execute well enough to take advantage?
That Intel is built to be integrated is precisely the problem, why Qualcomm bought a CPU team, and Netflix controls its own destiny.
Facebook clearly tried to eliminate competition by acquiring Instagram and WhatsApp, but it’s not clear they were successful, which is the question that matters in a case that is ultimately about politics and power.
Salesforce’s purchase of Slack is a great outcome for the latter, and has huge upside for the former. There is, though, commensurate risk.
One more lesson from Dave Chappelle, this time about how the old order are all playing the same game. Apple seems to prefer that game, even if Facebook has helped them win at the new one.
An Interview with BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti about BuzzFeed’s business model, acquisition of the HuffPost, and how big tech companies can fix the news.
Mapping the technology adoption curve to ideas gives insights as to which business models work on which parts of the addressable market.
Spotify has acquired Megaphone, which brings clarity to its podcast advertising ambitions.