Media update w.1847

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Focus topic – Retention

  • Smile graph from Evernote – the relation between time and increased engagement of returning users in a habit forming product SequioaCap


  • Apple suppliers struggles to forecast iPhone demand WSJ
  • Tictail surrenders and gets acquired by Shopify DiDigital
  • Facebook poached the Department of Justice antitrust chief TechCrunch
  • NY Times coming down on Facebook on how the company managed crisis during the year NYTimes
  • NYTimes has 4 Million subscribers of which 3.1 M are digital only Twitter
  • Black Friday sales estimated to have sold for USD 6.2 Bn in digital sales (put that in relation to Singles day’s USD 30.8 Bn) of which half from mobile sales TechCrunch


  • Voi Technologies raise USD 50 M in a round lead by Balderton Capital TechCrunch
  • How ride-sharing have made a hole in airport finances as parking lots are starting to echo AMP
  • Lime enters its next European destination: Stockholm, Sweden going head-to-head with incumbent Voi DiDigital
  • Egyptian ride-sharing (not as most European VCs or the US VCs think about ride-sharing) bus company Swvl says they’ve raised “tens of millions” of dollars Forbes
  • Where MobilEye sees their Autonomous soft/hardware at the moment EETimes



  • Spotify, Pandora and other streaming services turn to the podcast for new listeners WSJ
  • Storytel enters a new market, the 130 M strong Mexican market DiDigital
  • What Google’s AI does computationally to make the night time photos look better than any other smartphone’s GoogleBlog
  • Fortnite game live stream beats live streaming record with 42 M and 1.1 M concurrent streamers Dualshockers



  • “Yeah, well of course we’re working on it” – Facebook’s head of AR/VR confirming the company is building AR glasses Techcrunch


Evernote Smile Graph


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