The AWS Platform, The Liability Shift Has Arrived, Samsung Pay Launches in the U.S.

With all the talk of platforms I’d be remiss in discussing what may be the most vibrant platform of all: AWS. Then, the liability shift arrives today, and a surprising number of merchants aren’t ready. Maybe Samsung Pay had the right strategy after all…or maybe not.

Apple, China, and the Upper Middle Class; Apple Earnings; Apple Pay Coming to Best Buy

Good morning, A heads-up that there will be no Daily Update this Friday, May 1, as I will be taking the day off to go on a weekend trip with my family. On to the update: Apple, China, and the Upper Middle Class Apple had another record quarter, thanks primarily to China. I appreciated theSubscribe […]

Daily Update: Google Wallet, Softcard, and the Perils of Modularization

Good morning, I made a mistake in yesterday’s Snapchat post. Specifically, the excerpted email at the beginning was not written by Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel; rather, it was written by Twitter CFO Anthony Noto to Evan Spiegel. I greatly regret the error. On to today’s update about Google Wallet and, inevitably, Apple Pay: Google WalletSubscribe […]