Notes on Musk’s latest Twitter about-face, then Meta open-sources an AI library that is a big threat to Nvidia. Plus, another example of a failed paid product from an ad-supported company.
Follow-up on Zynga’s financials, the New York Times All Access bundle, The Athletic’s focus on quantity over quality, Facebook’s antitrust loss, and Apple’s South Korea App Store change
Apple wins in court, probably for good; meanwhile, its tracking rules aren’t really being enforced, and probably can’t be, which means Apple’s overreach was a mistake.
The FTC is suing to block Nvidia’s ARM acquisition; it is a plausible argument, although Nvidia can make a pro-innovation case. Regardless, ARM’s future looks shakier than before.
Metaverse follow-up, and then both Apple and Google lose in court
Digging into the implications of the injunction on Apple’s anti-steering provision, and why Apple still has something to lose.
Understanding Apple’s victory in Apple v. Epic, and the limitations of the injunction on anti-steering provisions.
Apple’s settlement announcement wasn’t as big of a concession as advertised, but it wasn’t nothing. Plus, the Apple News Partner Program
Google is facing another antitrust lawsuit, this time over the App Store; it’s a more compelling case than Apple v. Epic.
Facebook had a good day in court, but there was still one big reason to be concerned.