Yet even just a few years ago, a pandemic would have put Apple’s status as a member of the Four at serious risk. Apple has always been unique in the group, as it manufactures and sells physical objects for profit. A slowdown in employment and worries about economic prospects force greater scrutiny on every purchase. However, firms that ask the consumer to make one decision a year, or until you decide to opt out or cancel, are much more resilient, as it is often a bundle, increasing the exit costs across fewer decisions. In addition, the ability to ask the consumer to enter into a monogamous relationship (a subscription) requires a choice that is more of an IQ test than a decision. The recurring revenue bundles that get attraction are forced to be incredible value propositions from the outset. Recurring revenue bundles are expensive, hard, and enduring. … [Read more...] about Big Tech was already dominant. Has coronavirus made it unstoppable?
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Global airlines' losses are expected to hit $118.5 billion in 2020 and $38.7 billion in 2021, which are deeper than the losses forecast in June as the second half of this year has been very disappointing, a top official of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on November 24. … [Read more...] about IATA says global airlines’ losses to hit $118.5 billion in 2020; travel curbs to hamper recovery
"The month of September 2020 has seen the strongest recovery since the outbreak of the pandemic," HDFC said in a regulatory filing, adding that the levels have exceeded the levels in the corresponding month of the previous year. … [Read more...] about Strongest recovery since COVID-19 outbreak witnessed in September, says HDFC
The Maharashtra government last month withdrew its "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe cases in the state, in the wake of the CBI taking over a case registered by Uttar Pradesh Police against "unknown" channels and persons over alleged fudging of TRP. … [Read more...] about Mumbai Police file charge sheet in fake TRP scam
However, OnePlus has shed some light on the situation, confirming that the Nord N100 does indeed features a high-refresh-rate panel, retracting its previous statement about the phone shipping with a 60Hz display. Android Authority first noticed the 90Hz screen on the Nord N100 while reviewing the device. … [Read more...] about OnePlus Nord N100 budget smartphone confirmed to have a 90Hz display