For this month’s first two e-links, we recommend some learning and some relaxation through a big tech article and a detective series.
Comparing the companies called big tech, we can see the similar ways that they grew, diversified, and became increasingly powerful.
With new social norms and health requisites, companies like Domino’s and Apple are producing pandemic advertising that conveys a different message.
#TBT: Looking back at Google’s growth spurts, we begin with a small company in 1999 but then see 270 acquisitions and industry concentration.
Perhaps comparable to Alphabet’s (Google’s) X subsidiary, the old AT&T’s Bell Labs produced invention that became breakthrough technology.
Demonstrated by its mapping needs, self-driving cars will unleash creative destruction through a long list of new technologies and social norms.
By rebranding Google as Alphabet, it can have a clearly defined parent while Google, as an oligopoly, can keep its brand’s product differentiation.
Related to customization, sharing, software dominance, job losses, and ripples of disrupting the status quo, the driverless car is an innovation prototype.