The iPhone and Apple’s Services Strategy – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Stratechery was referenced in yesterday’s keynote. I had no knowledge of or awareness of this reference, and have no relationship with Apple, up-to-and-including not owning their stock individually, as explained in my ethics policy. It is the normal course for Apple events to come and go and people to complain about how […]

Huawei’s Mate 30 will launch without Google apps and services

[ad_1] In brief: The confusion surrounding Huawei’s future relationship with Google is continuing after the US company said the Mate 30 won’t launch with its apps and services or official Android. Speaking to Reuters, a Google Spokesman said that “the Mate 30 cannot be sold with licensed Google apps and services due to the U.S. […]

Facebook’s next Portal could launch this fall with video streaming services

[ad_1] Facebook is pushing ahead with the next version of its Portal devices. The company could launch a new, TV-connected Portal this fall, according to a new report in The Information. The device would have similar video calling capabilities as the current lineup of speakers, but would connect to televisions and possibly feature streaming services. […]