Netflix coming to the end of the road – What’s next for Netflix?

Netflix lost 2M subscribers, 70% of its market value and laid off 450 employees in 2022. Looking to add a lower ad-supported offering, no longer releasing episodes at once, exploring new formats and acquiring gaming studios. Is Netflix turning into a traditional TV network? Times are not easy with increasing competition for talent, content, eyeballs…

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Microsoft Build ; Meta Conversations ; Stripe Sessions ; Instagram TED Talk ; Sequoia Report

What You Should Know? Episode 1 00:00 Intro 00:52 Microsoft Build 2022 09:36 Meta Conversations (Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram Direct) 14:30 Stripe Sessions 2022 20:00 Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri TED Talk 22:48 Sequoia analysis ‘Adapting To Endure’ Resources: Microsoft Build 2022 Microsoft Build Into Focus: Preparing For The Metaverse Meta Conversations Full Keynote Stripe Sessions 2022…

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Why audio is driving growth? Clubhouse learnings + Facebook plan to win

Clubhouse grew from 1,500 to 10M monthly users in less than a year. This caught everyone’s attention from investors to large social platforms. Facebook has a plan to win with live audio rooms, podcasts, soundbites, music and putting a studio in your pocket. This is a new era for audio growth. In this video: 00:11…

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Why is Epic suing Apple? – Epic Games vs Apple Explained

Epic Games released a version of Fornite offering alternative payment methods last year, which was going against Apple App Store developer terms. Epic then started a PR campaign against app stores #freefornite​ and sued Apple and Google for monopolist behaviour in the mobile payments space. What does Epic want and what are the implications? In…

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New warehouse operators have arrived – they are not humans.

Boston Dynamics, which is known for its humanioid Atlas robot and four-legged Spot (available to order online for $74,500) has launched Stretch – a practical warehouse operations robot. Stretch can lift 800 cases an hour and items up to 23 kilograms (50 lbs), a throughput rate that’s comparable to that of a human (batteries last…

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Live audio chat is here to stay

Timing is everything. Facebook launched Live Audio feature 10 years ago, where audio-first content like podcasts were brought to the News Feed with the ability for anyone to join the conversation. Clubhouse‬ wouldn’t be happening without the pandemic (more spare time, don’t have to look good, multitask), Airpods (ease to listen to audio), and growing…

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Equity financing for content creators is here

Mr. Beast (aka Jimmy Donaldson), one of the largest YouTubers with 55M subscribers and 10B views, is launching Creative Juice with Sima Gandhi and Ezra Cooperstein. Creative Juice is financing YouTubers for a minority stake. Mr. Beast will personally be investing $2M. It’ll not be just about money, but strategic alignment, mentoring, and ultimately building out an entire suite of…

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Collaborative computing is here – Microsoft Mesh

Now you can represent yourself across space and time. Imagine holoporting yourself to stand next to your team or family sharing the space and interacting with objects together. Use a mixed reality headset for the most immersive experience or jump in using a phone, computer or VR headset. This is all possible with Mesh, recently…

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