What I wrote last week
How much money could you save from drinking coffee at home?
The economics of the $2B+ Christmas tree industry
Bloomberg’s profile on OnlyFans, a potential major social media on the horizon
Uber sold its autonomous vehicle arm to Aurora. This move isn’t a surprise given that Uber has been trying to offload cash-intensive and loss-making businesses in order to focus on the ones that do make money. Though there is a big write-down from $7.5 billion to $4 billion, investors may find this deal good news
CNBC has a good article on AT&T, HBO and their effort to compete with Netflix and other streamers
Inside Google’s deal with French Media
Many Google employees came out with their version of the story involved Timnit Gebru, contradicting what the company publicly said
WSJ’s profile on a few men that helped build Microsoft’s gaming business today
Online grocery slowed down in the last few months compared to the height in the summer. The basket size continued to be relatively big, compared to the same period last year and pre-Covid months.
Clover, which belongs to Fiserv and sells hardware & software payment solutions to small businesses, a competitor of Square, seems to have a higher GPV as well as a higher percentage of sellers with $125k in annual GPV. As Clover has more than 90% of its sellers above the $125,000 GPV threshold, the figure is far smaller for Square.
John Gruber’s review of Apple’s latest product: AirPods Max
What I found interesting
A story on a small coffee business in Vietnam that prioritizes sustainability
The US Department of Health and Human Services published a presentation on how unhealthy Americans’ diet is. The information is informative and use, but the presentation is hilariously terrible.