This year’s Google I/O built on last year’s focus in a way that lends credence to Google’s longer-term goals. Plus, Pixel hardware and the problem of design by regulation.
Google and Spotify’s deal is light on details, but it’s clear who the big winners are.
Google’s Privacy Sandbox initiative is vague but has some interesting ideas that may change the whole industry
The advertising has shifted from a Google-Facebook duopoly to one where Amazon and potentially Apple are major forces.
Google’s response the South Korean App Store law, what that says about platform IP rights, and why markets should decide App Store policies.
An interview with Eric Seufert about the impact of ATT and the future of advertising, Apple, and Facebook.
TSMC is making new trailing edge fabs in Japan; Google made a new system-on-a-chip that is less than it seems, but it explains why Qualcomm is getting squeezed
Google is facing another antitrust lawsuit, this time over the App Store; it’s a more compelling case than Apple v. Epic.
A discussion with Google CEO Sundar Pichai about Google as answering machine, its deals with publishers, privacy, and productivity.
Google’s IO seemed boring, but taken in totality, revealed Google’s ambition to create a new reality. Plus Smart Canvas and the partnership between Wear OS and Samsung’s Tizen.