The limits of Google

Earlier I wrote a post on the work blog: Alphabet: what does it all mean? – which I have republished below. One thing that came through to me from this exercise was the limits of growth to Google and by extension the limits to growth in online advertising. The ceiling on advertising is limited by a […]

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China is two-speed consumer market | warc.com – high speed and low speed consumers – These high-speed households, consisting mostly of the urban middle-class, currently number 81m people and generate $1.7tr of the $3.2tr in total urban consumption, but their numbers will swell to 142m by 2020 when they will account for $3.8tr of the $5.6bn in […]

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Hardkiss Music – love to see this stuff get reissued 5ninthavenueproject – YouTube – set of VHS amateur documentaries that capture New York in the late 1980s The decline and fall of HTC | Digital Evangelist – a bit of the PC commodisation industry model and the mistake of following the Apple model without the full stack and […]

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Podcasting embraces native advertising | Digiday – interesting as podcasting historically has struggled with an advertising model Refinery29 – Time cover reinforces tech stereotypes – PCGamer calls the cover “the greatest threat to VR” because it “reinforces, rather than challenges, the perception that VR is a mask that nerds use to blot out the world.” Sephora Launching […]

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Consolidation in Italy as Wind, 3 ink €21.8bn merger | TotalTelecom – I hope it won’t affect 3 UK roaming? Fancy 10 Gbps home broadband? Broadcom’s built the guts of it | The Register – fibre dreams? Less Money, Mo’ Music & Lots of Problems: A Look at the Music Biz | REDEF – interesting business analysis of […]

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