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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Things that made my week: Sir Martin Sorrell’s departure from WPP. I decided not to write a post on his retirement because there were more questions than answers. A couple of things saddened me: His departure was assumed by some outsiders to be part of the #metoo movement. This seems to be a default setting … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

App constellations 2018 research

Reading Time: 4 minutes I initially looked at app constellations back in 2014, when Fred Wilson put a name to the the phenomena. And every two years or so I have gone back and looked at a number of major internet companies to see how many different types of apps that they had in play. I originally selected the … Read moreApp constellations 2018 research

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Reading Time: 1 minute China smartphone makers join hands on apps, pose threat to WeChat | Reuters – reminds me of work that Google did on ‘streaming’ apps as needed that went a bit quiet. Interesting that the manufacturers are willing to go against Tencent. In a mature market handset providers want a bite of services, but is there … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

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Reading Time: 1 minute Wow. Facebook eroding much faster than anyone expected. Pivotal’s analysis of Nielsen data shows core app dropped 11% in time spent per person in November. Without Instagram/WhatsApp, a complete cliff dive in share of time. pic.twitter.com/tEd5UclZ3p — Jason Kint (@jason_kint) February 20, 2018 After Anbang Takeover, China’s Deal Money, Already Ebbing, Could Slow Further – … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Siri vs Siri: What Apple’s AI can and can’t do on every Apple device | Macworld – it implies context based on device, but they need to raise the game in particular on the Mac How Russia’s ‘red tourism’ is luring wealthy Chinese visitors bored with Paris and Milan | South China Morning Post – … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우