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  • The lifespans of technological adoptions in the US

    Jan 10, 2022, 4:45 pm By asymco-admin
  • Asymetric: The Crypto Plan for World Domination. An Interview with Balaji Srinivasan

    Jan 9, 2022, 11:03 pm By asymco-admin
    This is a transcript of an Asymetric podcast. It was lightly edited for legibility. Judd Rubin:  Three continents, one conversation, this is Asymetric. We are very excited to have Balaji Srinivasan with us today. Balaji, you’re a busy man, Horace you’re…
  • How to listen to Asymco: The Asymco Podcast Channel

    Oct 18, 2021, 9:09 am By asymco-admin
    I’d like to let everyone know that Asymco is a podcast channel available on Apple Podcasts and Supercast. These podcasts are subscription-only (with a trial period). Join Horace Dediu and Judd Rubin as they strive to ask the right questions on the purpose of…
  • The Most Important iPhone Ever

    Sep 21, 2021, 4:21 pm By asymco-admin
    Just recently, the 2 billionth iPhone was sold. Unlike the 1 billionth, there was no announcement, no celebration. Partly this is because Apple stopped reporting unit shipments, but partly it’s because it’s not as interesting to talk about 2 billion as it…
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    Apr 8, 2021, 12:26 pm By asymco-admin
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  • Forecasting The Past

    Apr 8, 2021, 11:20 am By asymco-admin
    The last quarter of 2020 was a remarkable quarter for Apple. Every line in the income statement increased by double digits. Net sales up 21%, iPhone sales up 17%, Mac sales up 21%, iPad up 41%, Services up 24% and Earnings Per Share up 30%. This had not…
  • Sponsor: Magic Lasso Adblock

    Feb 18, 2021, 4:18 pm By asymco-admin
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  • Significant Contribution Again

    Feb 18, 2021, 1:25 pm By asymco-admin
    Five years ago I used the Cook Doctrine (put forward 12 years ago) to assess the possibility of Apple’s entry in the car market. That doctrine states, among other things: We believe that we need to own and control the primary technologies behind the products…
  • Sponsor: Retail-grade Barcode Scanner SDK for iOS and Android

    3:38pm By asymco-admin
    Vision Smarts has been dedicated to building the world’s best barcode scanner. The Vision Smarts Barcode Scanner SDK has been powering iOS and Android apps for more than a decade. Today our newest version is available to power your mobile app. For demanding,…
  • The Car Bundle Paradox

    10:16am By asymco-admin
    The EV car market is booming. The graph below shows the global market for plug-in electric cars (plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and battery (BEV)–BEV are about 70% of total). The data is split between 2019 and 2020 with further distinction between the main regions.…