How the Frightful Five Put Start-Ups in a Lose-Lose Situation; Farhad Manjoo; In The New York Times (NYT); 2017-10-18.
Teaser: The tech giants are too big. But so what? Hasn’t that always been the case?
tl;dr → Betterid’ge’s Law. No. ]this time it’s different]
and → Problematizing the space, a jeremiad.
bad → Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft. branded as “The Frightful Five”
- Frightful Five = Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft.
Manjoo’s epithet for the circumscribed scope of these oped pieces ref
- Snapchat Stproes
- Barry Diller [Barry Diller's money]
- Angi Homeservices, = Angie’s List + HomeAdvisor.
- Dara Khosrowshahi, ex-CEO, Expedia.
- Joey Levin,, chief executive, Uber; ex-chief executive of IAC.
- Chris Terrill, chief executive, Angi Homeservices.
- Clayton Christiansen, boffo.
- Barry Diller, boffo; media tycoon, television.
- Joseph Shumpeter, boffo.
- Creative Destruction, the term. attributed to Joseph Shumpeter.
- Clayton Christiansen; The Innovator’s Dilemma; a book; promotion.
previously: (Roundup) How Useful Is Christensen’s Theory Of Disruptive Innovation? [tl;dr → it isn't useful; the data was cherry-picked data, but the consulting against the claim was lucrative].
- Venture Capital Funnel #2; booster prose; C.B. Insights; WHEN?
- Snap IPO $2 Billion Contract with Google Cloud; Some Cub Reporter (SCR); In Re/Code; 2017-02-02.
- $330 million in ad revenue; press release; Snap (Inc?); 2017-08-10.
In archaeological order, in The New York Times (NYT)…
- Uber CEO Search; Some Cub Reporter (SCR); 2017-08-27.
- Facebook Snapchat Instaqgram Innovation; SCR; 2017-04-19.
- Snap Makes A Bet On The Cultural Supremacy Of The Camera; SCR; 2017-03-08.
- While We Werent Looking Snapchat Revolutionized Social Networks; SCR; 2016-11-30.
- Tech’s Frightful 5 Will Dominate Digital Life For Foreseeable Future; SCR; 2017-01-21.