Vector 41: Mergers and accusations

Vector 41: Mergers and accusations

Vector is Mobile Nations technology news and analysis show featuring the biggest stories, the hottest trends, and the most interesting guests in the industry. On this week's show, Ben Bajarin of Techpinions talks with Rene about mergers, including the just-completed Microsoft and Nokia, the ongoing Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the just announced AT&T and DirectTV, and the rumored YouTube and Twitch and Apple and Beats deals.

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EiC of iMore, EP of Mobile Nations, Apple analyst, co-host of Debug, Iterate, Vector, Review, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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Vector 41: Mergers and accusations


Can't say I care for this guest. I had to unfollow him because his tweets were getting out of hand. Props to apple and bashing others makes him too biased. And that's when he's not "positing" about obvious things.

But supposedly he's data driven. Results tell him one thing about tablets. Yet he ignores it and tweets relentlessly that his gut says otherwise.

Even in the first few minutes of this podcast he goes on about recessionary times being good for mergers. Last I checked, we're in the latter end of a bull market. The last recession was 2007-2009. This is 2014. Surely this "industry analyst" knows this.

Btw. When someone creates a blog and gives it a cute name it still doesn't make him an expert. Techpinions, stratechery, etc come to mind. Experience and success equals credibility. Not cute blog names.