An interview with Tony Fadell about the iPod, iPhone, Apple’s history with Samsung, Nest, the future of ARM, and his new book “Build”.
Google and Spotify’s deal is light on details, but it’s clear who the big winners are.
An Interview With Bill Bishop about China’s COVID outbreak, the Ukraine war, and Substack
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.
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.
Unity’s acquisition of Weta digital makes sense for both sides, and positions Unity to be an essential platform for tech’s future.
An interview with Eric Seufert about the impact of ATT and the future of advertising, Apple, and Facebook.
Snap’s earnings show how the inability to measure attribution makes it hard to target ads; the big question is what this means for Facebook.
Centralized control is useful at the beginning of an economy, but limits innovation in the long run. That is as true for China as it is for the App Store.