Feb. 5, 2021

Fri. 02/05 – An Apple Ad-pocalypse For Everyone?

Are Apple’s coming IDFA changes going to have a bigger ripple effect across the entire tech industry than we’re even anticipating? Chinese users are flocking to Clubhouse which… probably means the end of Clubhouse in China. Why a shortage of silicon is causing automakers to cut vehicle production. And, of course, the weekend longreads suggestions.

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Links:Facebook’s not the only one worried about Apple’s privacy change — Snap and Unity both just warned investors about it (CNBC)An Interview with Eric Seufert about Apple, Facebook, and Mobile Advertising (Stratechery)Google taps your phone cameras to measure your heart rate (Engadget)Chinese flock to freewheeling US chat app Clubhouse (Nikkei Asia)Ford says ‘millions’ of its vehicles will run on Google’s Android starting in 2023 (The Verge)Car manufacturing hit by global semiconductor shortage (FT)


Weekend Longreads Suggestions:Andy Jassy Twitter Thread (@ankithharathi)This Hedge Fund Made $700 Million on GameStop (WSJ)PFOF is the Ad Model for Brokerage (Justin Paterno)Superstar Cities Are in Trouble (The Atlantic)They’re Flocking to America to Make a Fortune Playing Video Games (NYTimes)


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Are Apple’s coming IDFA changes going to have a bigger ripple effect across the entire tech industry than we’re even anticipating? Chinese users are flocking to Clubhouse which… probably means the end of Clubhouse in China. Why a shortage of silicon is causing automakers to cut vehicle production. And, of course, the weekend longreads suggestions.

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