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  • Orthogonal Pivots

    Oct 4, 2017, 4:52 am By asymco-admin
    Microsoft has announced that by the end of the year the Groove music service will be phased out. Users are being offered the option to move their music libraries into Spotify. This brings to an end a long story of Microsoft in the music distribution business.…
  • S3X Appeal

    Oct 3, 2017, 9:56 am By asymco-admin
    On July 3rd, Elon Musk handed over the first 30 Model 3s and tweeted “Production grows exponentially, so Aug should be 100 cars and Sept above 1500.” He added, “Looks like we can reach 20,000 Model 3 cars per month in Dec”. In 2016 he stated “So as a…
  • Silicon Valley

    Oct 2, 2017, 8:43 am By asymco-admin
    You’ve probably heard of Jony at Apple but probably don’t know about Johny. Jony is a celebrity executive known as the face of Apple Design. Johny is the executive in charge of custom silicon and hardware technologies across Apple’s entire product line.…
  • Micromobility Podcast with Henrik Føhns

    Sep 29, 2017, 1:59 am By asymco-admin
    It was a pleasure to spend a day with Henrik, the leading tech journalist in Denmark, and the Micromobility Summit at the Techfestival in Copenhagen. We did the recording live in front of a large audience the evening after the event and it is already causing…
  • Sponsor: ​Popular email extension Mailbutler becomes available for Gmail!

    Sep 29, 2017, 1:36 am By asymco-admin
    Mailbutler, the leading productivity enhancing email software, which has already conquered Apple Mail, has now become available for Gmail, too. Mailbutler keeps native interface of your favourite email client, and improves its functionality by adding to it an…
  • Face Time

    Sep 26, 2017, 12:32 pm By Horace Dediu
    Since the iPhone launched 10 years ago, 1,253,000,000 units have been sold.[1] Given that they don’t last forever, we can assume that only the most recent units sold are still in use. If we measure just the units sold in the last 3 years, the total is about…
  • A small-screen iPod, an Internet Communicator and a Phone

    Sep 24, 2017, 6:01 pm By Horace Dediu
    Apple is now the biggest watchmaker in the world, overtaking Rolex during the last quarter. This achievement happened less than two and a half years after Apple entered the watch market. Rolex, on the other hand, was founded in 1905, 112 years ago at a time…
  • Sponsor: SaneBox

    Sep 22, 2017, 7:54 am By asymco-admin
    SaneBox brings sanity back to your inbox by prioritizing what’s important, removing spam & junk, grouping newsletters together, and automating tedious tasks. An average SaneBox customer saves 12+ hours/month. It works with any email provider, client or…
  • Good, Better, Best

    Sep 20, 2017, 10:52 am By Horace Dediu
    Before the iPhones 8 and X launched I made a prediction on what the iPhone would cost. I concluded that the iPhone price would not change. This is because it has never changed[1]. Apple collected $767,758,000,000 for the 1,203,732,000 iPhones sold to the end…
  • How much will the new iPhone cost?

    Jul 31, 2017, 8:39 am By Horace Dediu
    The answer, regardless of when you ask, is: The same as the current iPhone. Of course, this is the answer to the question of what will the average new iPhone cost. The average selling price (which combines the revenues and the volumes of all units sold and is…