Google’s many antitrust cases, ranked! Plus, one small way that COVID is pushing one group of friends into the future.
Should regulators be able to see the future, and a reminder that Aggregators are good for customers and suppliers. Then, Spotify starts selling demand, and potentially podcasts.
The Justice Department gets it right again with another lawsuit, this time against Visa’s acquisition of Plaid.
The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google is appropriately narrow, and if it fails it gives a template for Congressional action.
The final word on the App Store, while Palantir’s S-1 both establishes the company as a defense firm, and argues that the biggest tech companies are on the wrong side of history.
Assume that Apple is going to win versus Epic: what is a reasonable approach to the App Store that will gain more developer support?
Apple is reverting to form, trying to control everything. It is also threatening all of Epic’s business, not simply Fortnite.
The App Store is not one thing: it is installation, payments, and customer management; the further Apple gets from iOS, the worse its actions are for users and developers.
Why a better name for Apple’s Audacity was “The First Post-iPhone Keynote”; then, why a broad focus on tech by antitrust authorities is good for Google, and the implications of the Supreme Court getting *Pepper* wrong.
Apple settled its lawsuit with Qualcomm, while Intel exited cellular modems: how are these event connected? Then, why Apple miscalculated in its decision to sue Qualcomm.