Dec. 11, 2020
Fri. 12/11 - Disney+ Is About to Get a Bit More Expensive
Disney+ is about to get a bit more expensive, but you’re also gonna get a lot more stuff to watch. Are we in a tech IPO bubble? X64 emulation comes to Windows. Apple whispers that it will likely be dropping Qualcomm like it dropped Intel. And of course, the weekend longreads suggestions.
Sponsors:Amazon.com/ridehomeTinycapital.comLinks: Disney Plus is increasing its price to $8 a month starting in March 2021 (The Verge) ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Pinocchio’ and More as Disney Leans Sharply Into Streaming (NYTimes) Airbnb skyrockets 112% in public market debut, giving it a market cap of $86.5 billion (CNBC) x64 emulation has come to Windows on ARM (The Verge) Apple Starts Work on Its Own Cellular Modem, Chip Chief Says (Bloomberg)
Weekend Longreads Suggestions:Social Strikes Back (A16Z) “A damn stupid thing to do”—the origins of C (Ars Technica)7 Rejections (Brian Chesky) Facebook Sees WhatsApp As Its Future, Antitrust Suit or Not (Bloomberg Businessweek) Who’s Behind the Fight Between Warner Bros. and Hollywood? It’s AT&T (NYTimes) Inside the Human Science of Spotify’s New Music Friday Playlist (Variety) How eBird Changed Birding Forever (Outside)