Roger McNamee sees Apple and Amazon on the road to disrupt Netflix, but in the end “content still wins”

Between Moonalice gigs, lead vocalist and co-founder of Elevation Partners, Roger McNamee, beamed into CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Monday to report that “Netflix faces some “gigantic threats,” After Netflix  reported a mixed quarter, McNamee, was hearing the footsteps of Apple and Amazon. “I think Amazon and Apple, Continue reading Roger McNamee sees Apple and Amazon on the road to disrupt Netflix, but in the end “content still wins”

Mark Zuckerberg’s fear and loathing on the campaign trail

Like our new president, Mark Zuckerberg has cut out the media middleman. He’s communicating with people through his own platform, where he has amassed 88 million Facebook followers. And he’s not just talking to them about Facebook — he’s talking to Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg’s fear and loathing on the campaign trail

You can visit Apple’s new spaceship of a campus starting in April

Cupertino, California— Apple today announced that Apple Park, the company’s new 175-acre campus, will be ready for employees to begin occupying in April. The process of moving more than 12,000 people will take over six months, and construction of the Continue reading You can visit Apple’s new spaceship of a campus starting in April

The 5 different types of Apple users—which one is you?

Steven Milunovich, a UBS Securities analyst, publishes regular investor notes looking at exactly how big Apple’s installed base is and what its revenue per user is. His latest analysis suggests Apple could add 92 million iPhone users in 2017 and 82 Continue reading The 5 different types of Apple users—which one is you?

Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon PACs vote Republican with their money

In 2016, the corporate PACs associated with Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon broke ranks with the traditional allegiance of the broad tech sector to the Democratic Party. All four donated more money to Republican Congressional candidates than they did to their Democratic opponents. Google’s PAC gave 56 percent Continue reading Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Amazon PACs vote Republican with their money

VC thought leader Mike Kwatinetz reviews his top predictions for 2016

Mike Kwatinetz says he has been very lucky to have a history of correctly predicting trends, especially in identifying stocks that would outperform.  Mike says he is lucky because even assuming one gets the analysis right, the prediction can still be Continue reading VC thought leader Mike Kwatinetz reviews his top predictions for 2016