All posts tagged “apple

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Canada’s COVID Alert app

I installed and setup Health Canada’s COVID Alert app this morning. It’s really simple to do that. You don’t enter any personal information. You just select which province you’re in, agree to let it use your Bluetooth, and give it permission to share the random… Read More

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Working from home: then and now

In 1987, Apple thought working from home should look something like this: Cool studio apartment with killer view. Hard disk that stores over 10,000 pages. Curious photoshoot-type lamp facing your bed. And fascimile machine capable of sending hard copies to anyone in the world. All… Read More

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