Apple Disbands Wireless Router Division, Amazon Chasing Live Sports, Apple's Texas Pawn

Today's Above Avalon stories: 

  • Apple Disbands Wireless Router Division
  • Amazon Chasing Live Sports
  • Apple's Texas Pawn

We begin today's email by discussing Bloomberg's article about Apple shutting down its wireless router team. We go over my thoughts and observations on the scoop and why I think Apple disbanded the group. The email turns to Amazon's quest for live sports programming. While the company is clearly showing remarkable ambition, Amazon is in a unique position to approach sports content differently than Apple and others. We conclude with The New York Times taking a closer look at Apple's Austin, Texas campus. Apple's desire to shine light on its Austin campus provides clues as to Apple's strategy for going up against Washington's new "putting America first" agenda.

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