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Apple Watch at One: What Next?

This week, the Apple Watch will celebrate its first anniversary. If the rumors are correct, we should expect a new Apple Watch this fall, most likely in September. Given this, it’s worth thinking about the...

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Jan Dawson / April 25th, 2016
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Apple Shouldn’t Cross That Road Till They Come To It

Part 1: Argument On April 19, 2016, Ben Thompson of Stretechery wrote: Apple’s Organizational Crossroads. If you haven’t read it already, I highly recommend you read it now. In a nutshell, Ben Thompson’s contention is: … Continue reading

John Kirk / April 24th, 2016
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Podcast: Tech Earnings from Intel, Microsoft, Google and Verizon

This week Tim Bajarin, Jan Dawson and Bob O’Donnell discuss recent earnings reports and related news from major tech companies Intel, Microsoft, Google and Verizon. If you happen to use a podcast aggregator or want … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 23rd, 2016
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The PC Industry’s Consumer Conundrum

The computer industry continues to experience tough times, as evidenced by IDC’s preliminary 1Q16 shipment numbers and Intel’s recent quarterly earnings data. Charles Arthur wrote a good column on the topic last week. I’d like … Continue reading

Tom Mainelli / April 22nd, 2016
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Google’s EU Antitrust Battle

In a less than surprising move, the EU has declared Google in breach of antitrust regulations and has abused its dominance. There are three major arcs to their claims: In today’s Statement of Objections, the...

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Ben Bajarin / April 21st, 2016
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Technology’s Relationship with Government is Complicated

This week, the European Commission finally issued its preliminary findings in its investigation of Google’s Android operating system. Also this week, Apple’s general counsel Bruce Sewell testified in front of a United States congressional committee … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / April 21st, 2016
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Huawei’s Push into the High End Depends on Continued Growth of its Honor

Last week, I had the pleasure to attend Huawei’s Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China. I had the chance to hear senior management talk about the company’s strategy in the different segments it operates. While I … Continue reading

Carolina Milanesi / April 20th, 2016
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Is Firefox Search Worth $375M/Year to a Yahoo Buyer?

Marissa Mayer and Firefox: can the marriage last? Photo of Marissa Mayer by Fortune Global Forum on Flickr. Who stands to lose if Yahoo is sold — besides of course Marissa Mayer, who will probably … Continue reading

Charles Arthur / April 20th, 2016
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Remembering Bill Campbell, Magic Leap’s Expose, Intel’s Re-Org Implications

This was written by Tim Bajarin who has been in the industry since 1981 and has had deep relationships with such pioneers as Bill Campbell. One of our industry’s most warm-hearted leaders lost his battle...

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Ben Bajarin / April 20th, 2016
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Enterprise IoT Drives Indirect Savings

It was supposed to be about the money. Primarily saving it, but possibly even making some. In the real world, however, it turns out that process and innovation trump the dollar when it comes to … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 19th, 2016
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Apple Security, Smartphones are More Fun Than Driving

I want to share a few more thoughts for subscribers about the briefing I was at on Friday with Apple executives where they gave more depth on their security strategy and philosophy. As I sat...

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Ben Bajarin / April 19th, 2016
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Q1 2016 Earnings Season Preview

We’re about to embark on the earnings reporting season for Q1 2016 and I thought I’d do a quick preview of some of the big things to look out for as the major technology companies...

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Jan Dawson / April 18th, 2016
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Apple’s Penchant for Consumer Security

At a security “deep dive” at Apple on Friday, executives went into depth on Apple security philosophy and technological approach to the matter. I’ve sat through many technology company’s technical briefings but never one from … Continue reading

Ben Bajarin / April 18th, 2016
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Podcast: Huawei Analyst Event, Facebook F8 Developer’s Conference, Bots

This week Bob O’Donnell, Jan Dawson and Carolina Milanesi discuss Huawei’s Analyst Event in Shenzen, China, the Facebook F8 Developer’s Conference, and the opportunities and challenges for software bots. If you happen to use a … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 16th, 2016
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How Many Wireless Competitors Should There Be?

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the U.K. regulator, Ofcom, is opposing the proposed merger between Three and O2. In France, regulators have put obstacles in front of a proposed merger between … Continue reading

Mark Lowenstein / April 15th, 2016
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Unpacked: Percent of Consumers Interacting with Brands on Messaging Services

With all the talk of bots lately, I thought it would be helpful to look at how many consumers globally are engaging in brand interactions in ways that make sense to integrate a customer service...

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Ben Bajarin / April 15th, 2016
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The Limits of Bots

We’ve now had two major developer events in a row where chat bots were a significant theme, with both Microsoft’s Build and now Facebook’s F8 focusing on this rapidly emerging new form of interaction with … Continue reading

Jan Dawson / April 14th, 2016
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The PC Decline: Four Key Points to Note

The PC industry isn’t getting any healthier. Both IDC’s and Gartner’s figures for PC shipments in the first quarter are out and both show the same direction of travel: down 11.5% to 60.6m units for...

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Charles Arthur / April 14th, 2016
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Super Computers and Autonomous Vehicles

At last week’s nVidia GTC conference, I spent a lot of time talking to people at the show about nVidia and their partners’ autonomous vehicle plans. nVidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang used his keynote to introduce...

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Tim Bajarin / April 13th, 2016
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There is A Revolution Ahead and It Has A Voice

During the early computer era of the 1960s, it was thought there would only be the need for a few dozen computers. By the 1970s, there were just over 50,000 computers in the world. Computers … Continue reading

Brian Roemmele / April 12th, 2016
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Facebook and Personal Sharing Decline, Continued PC Decline, Blackberry’s Last Stand

Facebook and Personal Sharing Decline Some interesting, yet not surprising, usage data on Facebook users has surfaced. According to the Information and then picked up by Bloomberg, Facebook users are sharing less personal information on...

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Ben Bajarin / April 12th, 2016
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Tidbits about Bots

The software world is all atwitter about the latest technology to head their way: bots. Touted by some as the next evolution of apps and others as the critical first step in enabling realistic human-to-machine … Continue reading

Bob O'Donnell / April 12th, 2016
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Is Retail Hindering Product Innovation?

As I work with tech startup companies to create and manufacture their new hardware products, one of the frequent challenges is the difficulty in meeting their sales expectations. All of the excitement and anticipation during … Continue reading

Phil Baker / April 11th, 2016
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Previewing Facebook’s F8

This week sees the second of the major developer events of this year — Facebook’s F8 conference. As is often the case with these events, we seem to know some of what will be announced...

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Jan Dawson / April 11th, 2016
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The Apple iPhone Is The Biggest Fish In The Biggest Tech Pond

There has been an awful lot of negative talk concerning Apple this past month. In response, Jan Dawson wrote an excellent article for Techpinions entitled, “Why 2016 isn’t 1997 for Apple”. I encourage you to … Continue reading

John Kirk / April 10th, 2016