Is it western companies, or China in a financial crisis? Part 2

Apple and Jaguar Land Rover blamed the Chinese economy for their recent financial results. The truth is probably more complex. What factors are affecting affecting these businesses that aren’t directly related to the Chinese economy? China is a unique mobile environment and in some ways it mirrors the hopes (and fears) for the internet in […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Ogilvy’s consulting arm put together their annual trends presentation, which is worth going through What's Next: The Ogilvy Consulting Trends for 2019 from Ogilvy Consulting About Placement asset customization on Facebook, Instagram and Audience Network | Facebook Ads Help Center – via James Whatley Evaluating the GCHQ Exceptional Access Proposal – Lawfare– great piece by […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Things that made my day this week: I’d been tuning things out whilst working with my headphones and listening to: Puma have got on the K-Pop bandwagon to sell sneakers to Indonesians A vintage advert from Apple that was all about storytelling through its customers. What’s On Your PowerBook Nike have launched a more polished […]

Is it China, or western companies in a financial crisis? Part 1

I was talking to friends about Apple’s letter to investors on January 2. This was almost a month after Jaguar Land Rover had disclosed sales problems in China. The key question that came out was how much were Apple milking the Chinese situation? Was the bulk of their problems really down do China? Or was […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Facebook Cannot be Deleted from Certain Android Phones – Search Engine Journal – pre-installs creating bloatware on phones like the PC industry did when profits got tight ‘I love my Mac!’ – Zoë Smith – “My phone rang, and the video I was watching on the computer paused!” – when we are running computers hundreds […]