All posts tagged “apple

Market power in tech

Benedict Evan’s latest post on Microsoft, IBM, and anti-trust is excellent. In it he argues (reminds us) that market power during one generation of tech, doesn’t necessarily guarantee market power in the next. And that anti-trust intervention isn’t actually responsible for Microsoft missing out on,… Read More

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Project connected home

This week it was announced that Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance are joining forces to develop a new royalty-free connectivity standard for smart home products. The working group is called Project Connected Home over IP and the goal is to develop a “USB-like… Read More

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The Apple Card fine print

Apple announced a number of new products and services this week, including Apple TV+ and a new Apple credit card, which will initially only be available in the US. It all aligns nicely with their goal of growing their service/subscription businesses and weaning themselves off… Read More

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iPhone as a Service

At the beginning of this year – January 2nd to be exact – Apple revised its earnings guidance, downward. It was the first time in 15 years that the company had to do this.  Tim Cook’s letter to shareholders, which can be found here, focuses… Read More