How Siri blew its lead in the race to become the ultimate virtual assistant
How a two-sided marketplace connecting creators and brands democratized sponsored content and got acquired by Google
Predicting the future of the self-driving car industry. Making a bet and going short on Waymo.
The forces behind how Google Maps keeps winning and helps others to win too
Google uses data and analysis creatively in every aspect of it’s operating model, value creation, and value capturing.
"Who's Down", Google's new app aimed at college campuses wants to know what you're looking to do… where… and with whom.
From a modest Israeli start-up to one of the highest valuation during its acquisition by Google, Waze embodies the success of crowdsourcing ventures, and allows for a much cheaper method of data collection than that used by major corporations – like Waze’s new mother company, Google.
reCAPCHA has digitized books and mapped the world with crowdsourcing… Now it uses humans’ comparative advantage to crowdsource the creation of a truly intelligent computer.
YouTube is the master of both direct and indirect network effects. Take a look…
Roku’s open platform, close relationship with Netflix, and seamless user experience catapulted them to King in the U.S. But will they persist?