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  • United States v. Google

    Oct 21, 2020, 8:54 am By Ben Thompson
    The Justice Department's lawsuit against Google is appropriately narrow, and if it fails it gives a template for Congressional action.
  • Twitter, Responsibility, and Accountability

    Oct 19, 2020, 8:07 am By Ben Thompson
    Twitter went too far last week for reasons that go back to 2016 and the unfair blaming of tech for media's mistakes.
  • Disney and Integrators Versus Aggregators

    Oct 13, 2020, 9:14 am By Ben Thompson
    Disney's reorganization reinforces their integrated strategy; there is a lot to learn for anyone competing with Aggregators.
  • Anti-monopoly vs. Antitrust

    Oct 7, 2020, 10:54 am By Ben Thompson
    What matters about the Congressional report on tech and antitrust is that it exists, not the specific details.
  • 2020 Bundles

    Sep 22, 2020, 11:11 am By Ben Thompson
    The state of bundles in 2020: Netflix, Disney, Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple. Plus, Microsoft's purchase of ZeniMax.
  • Nvidia’s Integration Dreams

    Sep 15, 2020, 11:13 am By Ben Thompson
    Nvidia's acquisition of ARM only makes sense from a financial perspective, unless you buy Jensen Huang's datacenter dreams.
  • Rethinking the App Store

    Aug 25, 2020, 10:05 am By Ben Thompson
    Assume that Apple is going to win versus Epic: what is a reasonable approach to the App Store that will gain more developer support?
  • Apple, Epic, and the App Store

    Aug 17, 2020, 12:55 pm By Ben Thompson
    The App Store is not one thing: it is installation, payments, and customer management; the further Apple gets from iOS, the worse its actions are for users and developers.
  • Antitrust Politics

    Aug 4, 2020, 11:32 am By Ben Thompson
    Analyzing the politics of the antitrust hearing featuring the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook.
  • India, Jio, and the Four Internets

    Jul 21, 2020, 11:55 am By Ben Thompson
    There are four Internets: China versus the U.S., and the E.U. and India. India's potential new model rests on Jio.