The Facebook Current

The Senate hearing about Facebook was a bigger deal than it might have seemed, both because it happened and because of what was said.

Qualcomm, National Security, and Patents

The Trump administration blocked Broadcom’s acquisition of Qualcomm, and I think it was the right move. Understanding why means understanding Qualcomm and Broadcom’s plan for the company — and the problem with patents.

Pro-Neutrality, Anti-Title II

Any regulation, including those around net neutrality, should be put to a cost-benefit analysis. In this case regulation advocates come up short.

Alexa and Cortana, Apple Moves Siri, Tim Cook’s Blindspot

Alexa and Cortana’s partnership makes sense when you consider the company’s business models, goals, and partnership impetus (and it shows why Apple and Google won’t come along). Then, why Siri’s reorganization won’t help much.