Tim Bradshaw

Tim Bradshaw


Global tech correspondent @FT. Back in London after six years in California. ???????? tim.bradshaw@ft.com (Views mine, RTs not endorsements)

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NSO spyware ‘targets Big Tech cloud services’ - tip @techmeme 

No mention of Jony Ive leaving in Apple’s 10-Q. No analysts asked about it on the call yesterday. nbd I guess!

Must read: @annaknicolaou 's report from ground zero of internet culture in 2019: the #FortniteWorldCup 

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Apple has so far committed to spend a total of more than $6bn on original TV & movies, even before a single customer has signed up for TV+. “Morning Show” alone is costing hundreds of millions. TV+ likely to beat Disney+ to market. Scoops w @annaknicolaou 

This Siri privacy thing does feel like the most full-throated apology Apple has made since the Maps debacle back in 2012 (unlike the somewhat passive aggressive apologies for things like Mac keyboards and iPhone battery issues)

YouTube is dropping its paywall and will make its original programming (incl Cobra Kai) free to watch - just before Apple & Disney enter the battle for streaming subscribers, @annaknicolaou  reports

Google CEO Sundar Pichai tells @FT  that @GoogleWAC 's target of zero emissions by 2030 “doesn’t seem unreasonable”. “It definitely seems the kind of timeline by which we want to accomplish those things.” #globalclimatestrike 

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I spoke to Sir Jony and to Tim Cook about the change, which they said was an “evolution” in Ive’s relationship with Apple. Still, it is the end of an era after more than 20 years at the centre of its design and product strategy.

Nestle is buying Blue Bottle Coffee, in a deal that values the hipster-friendly California company at over $700m

Tesla fans mob its surprise new supercar. 0-60 in 1.9 seconds. “Driving a gasoline sports car is going to feel like a steam engine with a side of quiche,” says

A deal with McLaren could accelerate Apple's automotive plans. If it happens, it would be its biggest since Beats.…

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How Facebook accounts for its WhatsApp buy: $2bn for users, $448m for brand, $288m for tech, $15bn in "goodwill". $FB

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Great talk by @kenwongart  at #BWDesign2016 : here's how Monument Valley inverted traditional approaches to game story

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Now three of the top four paid iPhone apps in the US are adblockers

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Uber’s US market share dropped from 84% at the beginning of this year to 77% at the end of May, reports

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