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Is Uber disruptive?

November 18, 2015 - 08:14 -- Admin

uber-vs-taxi-title-cardIt is almost strange to be asking the question. Ask any cab driver and they will equate Uber to any disruptive child you care to present. But, of course, it is precisely because the term ‘disruption’ has multiple connotations that this question can be asked.

Those Horrible Apps

October 6, 2015 - 04:02 -- Admin

imgresWhile I wouldn’t want this to be a general statement: platform-owned apps can be really terrible. Why? Because they don’t permit level-playing field competition between their own apps and third party apps on their platform. And that lack of competition is costly; maybe even for the platforms themselves.