Why I expect Apple to win Apple v. Epic, even as they get themselves in more political hot water.
Apple and Google had a difficult time defending their App Store policies in the face of developer complaints and a well-informed committee.
Revisiting the FTC’s decision in 2013 makes me doubtful that a case would have made much of a difference.
Truly unlocking competition in tech means increasing interoperability; an absolutist approach to privacy is doing the exact opposite.
Clubhouse is (reportedly) a unicorn; where it sits as an audio app is as interesting as its status as a social network.
Google’s many antitrust cases, ranked! Plus, one small way that COVID is pushing one group of friends into the future.
Facebook clearly tried to eliminate competition by acquiring Instagram and WhatsApp, but it’s not clear they were successful, which is the question that matters in a case that is ultimately about politics and power.
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.