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Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Amazon's Echo stands out as antithetical to the typical cheap consumer electronics approach in IoT, from buggy Nest products to insecure lightbulbs   —  In the mythical Land of Theory, where everything ‘just works’, we can connect all the objects in our lives.
Aug 22, 2016, 10:45 AMIn context
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
Google's AMP, launching late February, will support native ads, paid subscriptions, analytics tools, and have positive effect on ranking   —  Google's AMP Poised To Take The Lead From Facebook's And Apple's Walled Gardens  —  By the end of February, Google will deploy at full scale …
Jan 19, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Frédéric Filloux / Monday Note:
News sites are getting slower: the New York Times takes 4 mins and 2MB of data download to view one story   —  News Sites Are Fatter and Slower Than Ever  —  An analysis of download times highlights how poorly designed news sites are.  That's more evidence of poor implementation of ads... and a strong case for ad blockers.
Jul 14, 2015, 5:00 AMIn context
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Word of mouth after a few months of general availability, not reviews based on early impressions, will decide the success of Apple Watch   —  An Apple Watch Meta-Review Reimagined  —  Product reviews of the Apple Watch launch are reaching new summits — and depths.
Apr 12, 2015, 7:05 PMIn context
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Apple, while capable of building a car, would face low margins and challenges developing autonomous driving tech   —  The Fantastic Apple Car  —  Forget the iWatch, Apple Pay, and the iPhone 7...the next big thing from Cupertino will be the Apple Car.  —  At first, I didn't pay much attention to the Apple Car rumors.
Feb 16, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Nadella's broad-based memo to employees lacked specifics, foreshadows organizational changes   —  Microsoft's New CEO Needs An Editor  —  Satya Nadella's latest message to the troops - and to the world - is disquieting.  It lacks focus, specifics, and, if not soon sharpened …
Jul 13, 2014, 9:35 PMIn context
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Internet of Things: The “Basket of Remotes” Problem   —  We count on WiFi and Bluetooth in our homes, but we don't have appliances that provide self-description or reliable two-way communication.  As a result, the Internet of Things for consumers is, in practice, a Basket of Remotes.
Jan 13, 2014, 7:25 AMIn context
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Despite higher ARPU generated by smartphones, carriers still complain of subsidy burden   —  Shameless Carriers  —  By Jean-Louis Gassée in mobile internet 4 Comments Tags: att, iphone, verizon … Until about two weeks ago, it seemed that our major wireless carriers had given …
Dec 16, 2013, 4:25 AMIn context
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
Microsoft CEO Search: Stalemate   —  The Microsoft CEO succession process appears to be stalled.  This is a company with immense human, technical, and financial resources; the tech industry is filled with intelligent, energetic, dedicated candidates.  What's wrong with the matchmaking process?
Dec 9, 2013, 10:05 AMIn context
Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note:
New iWork: Another Missed Opportunity To Set Expectations   —  With the 5.0 iWork suite we revisit Apple's propensity to make lofty claims that fall short of reality.  The repetition of such easily avoidable mistakes is puzzling and leads us to question what causes Apple executives to squander the company's well-deserved goodwill.
Nov 10, 2013, 8:35 PMIn context

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